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General Accountant

Employer
Germanna Community College
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 25, 2022

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General Accountant

Work Location: Orange - 137
Hiring Range: $26.71-$33.39 per hour, state benefits do not apply
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Job Description:


Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a Germanna regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and many other activities.
Germanna is currently looking for a General Accountant. The General Accountant is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the general ledger through accurate and timely processing, recording, and reconciliation of accounting transactions and performing relevant financial reporting for Germanna Community College decisionmakers and stakeholders.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely processing, recording, and reconciliation of transactions involving federal, state, local, and grant funds
  • Prepares financial reports, analysis, and schedules to document and communicate the financial status of various programs
  • Assists the Accounting Manager and Director of Finance in budget development and monitoring, routine systems reconciliations, yearend closing, and annual ARMICS testing and certification
  • Assists the Accounting Manager and Director of Finance in interpreting and implementing federal, state, local and VCCS policies, procedures, and regulations

May be cross trained on various Business Office processes in order to provide backup capabilities. May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must be able to work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members with a commitment to diversity as a learning outcome to be culturally respectful, professionally competent, and civically responsible.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Johnathan Scheiterle by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email jscheiterle@germanna.edu.

If you would like to see a copy of our Affirmative Action Plan please contact Barbara Hall by phone at 540-834-1067 or by email bhall@germanna.edu.

Special Assignments:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.


KSA's/Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in accounting or the equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in general accounting working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or governmental accounting principles
  • Intermediate/Advanced Proficiency in MS Office 365 applications
  • Experience in analyzing, reconciling, and reporting complex accounting information
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in business or accounting or professional certification as CPA, CMA, and/or CIA
  • Experience in fund accounting in a higher education environment
  • Experience with Commonwealth of Virginia systems such as Cardinal, AIS, and/or SIS


Posting Number: WGE1157P
Job Close Date: 12/6/2022
Open Until Filled:

To apply, visit https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/54786

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.


The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.



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