Senior Accountant

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 02, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying General Accepted Accounting Principles to analyze financial information, maintain accuracy in the College accounting records and financial reports.




  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance/ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with 4-5 years’ work experience
  • Strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work both as a team and independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


 Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Review and determine that accounting procedures are consistent in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepares quarterly financial statements
  • Assist in the Budget Process as needed
  • Provide oversight of the audit process
  • Responsible for month and year end closing processes
  • Prepare internal and external reports including Cash Flow, IPEDS, E-Z Audit, etc.
  • Administers federal and state drawdowns
  • Review and analyze general ledger and trial balance
  • Review monthly reconciliation reports for bank statements and investments
  • Review all journal entries prepared by accounting staff
  • Initiate bank transfers, wires, ach transactions upon approval.
  • Submits administrative reports to the Vice President & Associate VP for Finance & Administration regarding problems, plans, etc.
  • Communicate with faculty and staff as needed to ensure that all procedures are met when submitting requests for payment and purchases on behalf of the College
  • Analyze financial information to prepare journal entries as needed
  • Track all capital expenditures, update fixed assets, and depreciation schedule
  • Advise of any concerns, violations of internal control, and/or noncompliance of Business Financial Procedures by Faculty, Staff, and/or Student
  • Be prepared to take on other accounting duties/projects as needed




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