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Position ID: 343502 Position Type: Full-Time Support External Position: Yes
The Accounts Specialist Senior is responsible for managing the post-award financial activities related to contracts and grants programs awarded to the College by federal, state, local and private organizations.
Manages College contracts & grant programs throughout the life of the programs
Duties including but not limited to following: establishes new accounts; monitors budget and actual spending; end of month accounting closing work; processes billings, reports, and cost transfers; prepares account reconciliations and analysis, close out accounts
Provides support to faculty and staff with any issues related to the post-award financial functions
Assists Account Service Manager & Assistant Controller for Colleges fiscal year-end processes as well as Colleges Annual Financial Reports
Participates in software and system implementation
Performs other duties as assigned
Skills / Requirements
Associates degree and three (3) years of related experience and knowledge of contracts and grants; or equivalent combination of education and experience
All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, outlook, and database software applications and office equipment (i.e. photocopier, printer, fax machine, calculator)
Knowledge of office practices and procedures
Possess effective interpersonal skills in order to make sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed between himself/herself and coworkers, the supervisory chain, faculty, staff, students and customers
Ability to think, reason, and make sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelines
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to communicate (both oral and written) effectively with students, faculty and staff
Ability to make arithmetical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
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