Accountant Analyst - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio


United States
(144-14)

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

District Administration

Job Responsibilities

• Prepares, reviews and analyzes the monthly and annual financial statements;
• Researches, develops and maintains accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate financial statements;
• Prepares support schedules and other analyses as needed for year-end audit purposes;
• Ensures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close;
• Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to assigned restricted funds;
• Identifies and resolves any issues or reconciling items related in assigned restricted funds;
• Analyzes and communicates current and projected budgets/financial positions with financial managers, project directors and other internal/external customers and confers with same to resolve problems;
• Provides all levels of management with useful and accurate financial information on a timely basis via verbal communication or written documentation;
• Assists with, prepares, and/or presents documentation for annual audit and any internal or external audits, reviews and site visits;
• Partners with College stakeholders to understand their underlying business practices to insure that appropriate internal controls are in place and that business activity is recorded in accordance with GAAP;
• Inputs and maintains appropriate information in the Banner accounting system module and other business systems in the department. Recommends and/or assists with implementation of enhancements and conversions;
• Participates in training with regard to College policies and procedures; and
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING
• Bachelor’s degree;
• Three years of experience in financial and/or management analysis and reporting;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
• Familiarity with and knowledge of how to access and apply guidelines for Generally Accepted accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and relevant
• Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Circulars;
• Ability to perform accounting functions;
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
• Good communication skills;
• Skills in keyboarding, basic grammar, and intermediate level skills in word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheet applications (MS Excel); and
• Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or an Information Technology related discipline; Proficiency in database applications (MS Access);
• Experience with SCT Banner; and
• Accounting experience in higher education, fund accounting, and/or externally funded projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
• Excellent analytical skills, excellent problem solving skills, abilities to grasp and understand business systems particular to the higher education industry

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 5PM.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Accounting & Financial Operations
  • Accountant Analyst
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Business and Financial Management
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGES
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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