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Auburn University at Montgomery
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Vacancy Number: S-00755 Position Title: Accountant Classification Title: Accountant Department: Office of Student Accounts Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

• Serve as accounting liaison to administrative and academic units; act as a first point of contact for questions and inquiries
• Provide customer service to students and respond to inquiries regarding accounts
• Analyze and reconcile accounts
• Prepare departmental collection reports, vendor vouchers, requisitions, journal entries, and any other accounting entries necessary
• Utilize student information system and other microcomputer systems to extract and manage account information; prepare reports and analyses as required
• Manage the collections program for the University to ensure policies and procedures for the collection of funds owed to the University are in place and being followed
• Monitor the payment of student accounts, delinquent account notices, and other account-related communications
• Initiate collection proceedings on overdue accounts and manage the collection agency relationships
• Manages the process of account write-offs ensuring proper accounting and resolution

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of advanced accounting practices and procedures
Knowledge of college/university accounting practices and procedures
Knowledge of acceptable supervisory practices
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices ( GAAP )
Ability to communicate effectively in both an oral and written manner
Ability to make decisions based on careful analysis and thoughtful judgement
Ability to engage and serve customer base with a friendly and energetic attitude
Ability to maintain financial documents
Ability to analyze financial information to identify discrepancies, patterns, etc.
Ability to identify solutions to financial problems and discrepancies
Ability to prepare financial reports
Ability to develop written presentations
Ability to present information to a group

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and proficiency in Microsoft Excel are required.

Desired Qualifications:
• Certified Public Accountant
• MBA, MAcc
• Knowledge of college/university accounting practices

Job Open Date: 06/24/2021 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 106 Special Instructions to Applicants:

If this position is opened until filled (no set closing date), Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional Reference Sheet
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and are you proficient in Microsoft Excel?
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