Sr. Accounting Specialist

Employer
University of St. Augustine
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY
Performs general accounting duties under the direction of the Controller and/or Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supports Accounts Payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry.
• Performs account analysis and reconciliations for vendor accounts and general ledger accounts.
• Prepares general accounting related journal entries.
• Provides detail analysis and related explanation on some of transactions.
• Performs monthly sales and use tax calculation for various states as assigned by supervisor.
• Assist in internal control evaluation and related risk analysis.
• Ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Under the direction of the Controller or CFO, assists with audit and other reporting requirement preparation and data entry.
• Responsible for document filings related to general accounting.
• Coordinates closely with other departments on accounting, finance and related tasks.
• Assist with ensuring billing statements go out timely and accurately and are aligned with pre-determined dates as outlined on the academic calendar.
• Assist students with payment plans, refund, bursar hold and billing questions.
• AR collections – weekly management, initiate and confirm correct data.
• Support the Bursar team by ensuring superior data quality work with counterparts in the organization to resolve data integrity issues.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
• Position may be required to travel up to 10%.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
REPORTS TO: University Controller

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Appropriate reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field with an accounting certificate, minimum of 3 years applicable accounting/finance experience.
• Experience in an academic or educational setting preferred
• Previous computer experience with intermediate to advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
• Self-motivated, team player, work well with all levels of professionals.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize, organize and work on multiple projects efficiently.
• Proven analytical thinking ability.
• Professional appearance and demeanor, serving as an effective representative of the University at all time.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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