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Staff Accountant

Georgian Court University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2023
  • Under the direction of the Assistant Controller, the Staff Accountant supports the Finance Department by reconciling and analyzing general ledger accounts on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis. Responsibilities include journal entries, account analysis and related research.

    Essential Functions
  • Manage the month-end general ledger closing process/reconciliation listing - update monthly
  • Responsible for the collection of data and data entry for recurring journal entry transactions - such as dining hall; mail services, prepaid expenses, and monthly accruals; as well as other adjusting entries requested by individual departments.
  • Completes monthly bank account reconciliations including Operating, Class Loan & Raffle by stated deadlines.
  • Various monthly & quarterly account analysis including petty cash.
  • Utilizes accounting knowledge, judgment, and reconciliation tools to identify transactions and resolve any discrepancies or accounting issues.
  • Assist the Assistant Controller in maintaining the fixed asset records of the University
  • Acts as a liaison between university departments and outsourced dining hall to facilitate guest meal cards.
  • Provides support to university departments that have questions on their budget reports.
  • Participates in the annual audits and prepares reports and schedules/confirmations for audits and tax Form 990.
  • Account’s Payable function support– including invoice entry, check printing and Amex integrations.
  • Assist with 1099 processing and mailing.
  • Supporting in financial system upgrades and testing.
  • Completing additional projects and other duties as assigned
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent and 1-2 years’ experience in Accounting or Finance
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles (GAAP) and procedures.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Detail oriented with ability to maintain accuracy while working on a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Strong computer literacy, specifically in Excel. Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Excellent observation skills, inquisitive personality, and talent for collaboration.
  • Ability to analyze business processes and data and confidence to make recommendations based on those evaluations.
The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:
  • Accounting experience within a college or university or other large non-profit organization is highly desired.

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