Accountant II

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Date 11/06/2020 Closing Date 11/20/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Job Details

STATUS : Full time
DEPARTMENT : Financial Services
DIVISION : Administrative Services
UNION : Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager
PLACEMENT : Support staff, grade 9
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $54,471 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Position Summary

Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports utilizing appropriate accounting procedures.

1. Assist the Financial Services accountants in maintaining the financial records of the College including creating and recording journal entries, review of daily computer generated reports, account/department analysis and/or reconciliations.
2. Assist in interpreting and implementing accounting procedures/controls for continuous process improvement and to insure the College’s financials are operating in accordance with accounting and board policies.
3. Analyze financial data to ensure accuracy.
4. Assist in the preparation of any necessary regulatory reporting.
5. Assist with the review of college departmental operations to seek out deficiencies and identify improvements to develop best practices and to find ways to run efficiently.
6. Prepare, monitor, and adjust budgets and assist in the College’s annual budgeting process.
7. Assist with maintaining the College’s capital asset records.
8. Assist the Financial Services accountants in the preparation of the required monthly reports for the Board of Trustees meetings.
9. Use analytical skills to resolve questions or problems that may arise.
10. Provide assistance during the College’s year-end closing process, annual audits, and periodic grant monitoring visits.
11. Attend seminars as needed to keep current with issues related to college financial issues.
12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

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