Accountant

Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-068 Position Title: Accountant Location Administrative Center Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 05/28/2021 Job Close Date 06/11/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 06/14/2021 Minimal Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance Management;
• 3 years’ experience in accounting/finance support or related area.
• Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance Management;

• 3 years’ experience in accounting/finance support or related area.

Work Hours Compensation $48,956- $58,747. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants

Incumbents perform professional accounting and finance duties to ensure data accuracy, effective accounting controls, and compliance with District policies and State statutes.

Class Summary

Incumbents perform professional accounting and finance duties to ensure data accuracy, effective accounting controls, and compliance with District policies and State statutes.

Typical Essential Duties

• Manages assigned accounting or finance functions, to include those related to general ledger, audits, and related activities.

• Prepares and/or maintains accurate general, financial, and statistical records, reports, work papers and schedules, letters, and other documentation; work may also involve working with and updating databases and online systems, researching and analyzing information, and making recommendations based on findings;

• Reconciles ledgers or accounts, prepares journal entries, and processes payments, reimbursements, checks, deposits, and other transactions;

• Identifies, researches, and resolves account discrepancies; and contacts appropriate personnel, departments, and/or agencies to address any issues;

• Coordinates with internal and/or external personnel, departments, and agencies, to facilitate departmental operations, maintaining and/or retrieving documentation, making recommendations, resolving issues, planning and coordinating activities related to requisitions for programs; and ensuring information accuracy and compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

Knowledge

• Knowledge of accounting and financial management principles, practices, and procedures;

• Knowledge of budgeting principles;

• Knowledge of accounting and financial analysis techniques;

• Knowledge of accounting and financial system management principles;

• Knowledge of statistical and mathematical concepts;

• Knowledge of report preparation techniques;

• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles;

• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, and regulations;

• Knowledge of computers and related software applications;

Skills

• Skilled in applying Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations;

• Skilled in maintaining financial systems and processes;

• Skilled in preparing and maintaining financial statements and reports;

• Skilled in compiling and verifying financial data;

• Skilled in reading, comprehending, and analyzing financial statements;

• Skilled in preparing and monitoring budgets;

• Skilled in applying accounting principles and practices;

• Skilled in using a computer and related software applications;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping, hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.

EEO Statement:

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability. EOE /M/F/Vets/Disabled

Accommodations:

MCC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, MCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations in all aspects of employment, including the application process. To request an accommodation and/or a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures, please contact the Office of Human Resources

Licensing Requirements Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Do you currently have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance Management?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How much experience in accounting/finance support or related area do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • five or more years
  4. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Jobs.mo.gov
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
  4. References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript 02
  3. Transcript 03


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