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Accountant - Bursars Office

Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA

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About UsAre you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia. Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect. We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job SummaryMaintains accounting records for assigned department or college. Examines financial statements, records, and other financial reports to confirm accuracy. Ensures statements and accounting records comply with current policies and procedures. Reviews processes to improve businesses efficiencies, recommends best-practices. Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations. Maintains financial security by following internal controls and protocol. Provides financial support for assigned department, location, unit and/or college

ResponsibilitiesKEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs various processes using Accounting Financial Software and Microsoft Office Applications
  • Reviews and reconciles financial transactions for assigned area
  • Performs data entry and agency reconciliation
  • Audits statements to ensure accuracy, generates daily and monthly reports to access agency or general ledger accounts
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents, assists faculty, staff and other campus partners with inquiries related to agency and general ledger account transactions as needed
  • Produces scheduled and ad hoc financial reports
  • Communicates and responds to inquiries, and proactively provides tutorials and trainings as necessary, monitors unit email account(s) to address customer queries and access submitted documentation
  • Reviews, tracks and monitors submitted financial documents and verifies submissions are complete and correct and communicates with stakeholders as needed
  • Identifies resolution to accounting issues and provides recommendation and/or resolution

Required QualificationsEducational RequirementsBachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required ExperienceOne (1) year of related work experience

Preferred QualificationsAdditional Preferred QualificationsFamiliar with PeopleSoft Financials and Banner

Preferred Educational QualificationsAdvanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education related to accounting, finance, business or other related field

Preferred ExperiencePrevious experience reviewing and reconciling statements

AbilitiesKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to prioritize workload and work with minimum supervision

Self-motivated and adaptable

Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

KNOWLEDGEKnowledge of KSU, Board of Regents and State of Georgia Accounting Policies and Procedures

Understands accounting processes such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

SkillsExcellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)

Maintains organized and timely records with a strong attention to detail and follow up

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 225, eeo@kennesaw.edu.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.

This position has financial responsibilities.

This position will not be required to drive.

This role is considered a position of trust.

This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).

This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

Background Check

  • Credit Report
  • Standard Enhanced
  • Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening

results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf

  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

    Full-time
  • Job function

    Accounting/Auditing and Finance
  • Industries

    Higher Education

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