Job: Accounts Specialist Senior, Central Accounting

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 214902
Position Type: Full-Time Support
External Position: No

The Accounts Specialist Senior for Central Accounting is responsible for providing analytical and clerical support to the accounting functions of the College.

  • Answers phone calls
  • Reconciles financial reports
  • Prepares journal entries
  • Signs, seals, and secures vendor, student and payroll checks issued by the College
  • Works closely with the Accounts Payable function as it relates to the review and maintenance of payment-related supporting documentation
  • Distributes vendor, student and payroll checks and coordinates special mailing requests, as necessary
  • Performs a variety of on demand accounting analyses and reports
  • Works in conjunction with Property Management in the recording of payment information for tangible personal property subsidiary records and the monthly reconciliation to the general ledger
  • Assists Property Management with the removal of tangible personal property from subsidiary records by reviewing and preparing the necessary documents for approval by the Board of Trustees
  • Provides support for all customer service issues as it relates to the basic accounting function of the College
  • Participates in testing as it relates to the general ledger for financial software upgrade implementation
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Associates degree and four (4) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional experience in major computerized financial systems, personal computers, and fiscal software applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Colleges organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and database software applications and office equipment (i.e. photocopier, printer, fax machine, calculator)
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills that enable sound decision making on the distribution of duties and responsibilities as it relates to job related functions
  • Ability to think, reason and make sound judgments on how duties and responsibilities are completed in accordance with college standards and guidelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to make arithmetical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to interpret and follow 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



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


    Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.