Accountant Analyst - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

District Administration

Job Responsibilities

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to accounts, such as accruals, corrections, charge backs, redistributions, other standard entries, etc.

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare labor redistributions and maintains confidentiality of employee personal information in human resources/payroll records.

Monitors activity, analyzes information for assigned funds and reconciles/prepares all required financial reports and invoices in a timely manner.

Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.

Performs quantitative analysis to assist management in reviewing/resolving business issues and improving accuracy/efficiency in area.

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.

Communicates with Budget Unit Leaders, Project Managers, the Resource Development Office and other internal/external stakeholders’ regarding billings, budgets, and/or other award related items to resolve any budget or accounting problems.

Ensures compliance with assigned grant/contract agreements and conditions as well as pertinent fiscal guidelines and maintains internal accounting controls as required by federal, state, and local funding to ensure appropriate use of public funds.

Assists with, prepares, and/or presents documentation for annual audit and any internal or external audits, reviews and site visits.

Works on special projects and performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and/or equivalent experience

One to three years of experience in financial and/or management analysis and reporting

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

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work as a team member

Demonstrated commitment to providing customer service

Demonstrated self-starter, with high energy in order to work in a busy and fast paced environment

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Skills in keyboarding, basic grammar, and intermediate level skills in word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheet applications (MS Excel)

Must have sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in Accounting or M.B.A.

CMA or CPA certification

Proficiency in database applications (MS Access)

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

Experience with SCT Banner

Accounting experience in higher education, fund accounting, and/or externally funded projects.

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business 8:30AM-5PM, Monday through Friday.
Hours may vary based on business unit needs.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 08/08/2014

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
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