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Title Accountant (McAllen)
Categories Accounting
Location McAllen, TX
Job Information

CONTRACT
FULL TIME | Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM
**Some evenings and/or weekends as needed**

**The Accountant is responsible for maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts in areas such as cash, payroll, grants, construction, general accounting, property taxes, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, budget, cashiering, student organizations and auxiliary enterprises. Applies generally accepted accounting principles to record financial information and prepare financial reports. Implements internal accounting processes and controls. Assists other staff with accounting or special projects.**

Job Duties:

  • Manages and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts.
  • Develops and implements procedures and internal control measures.
  • Prepares journal entries and budget changes.
  • Performs analysis and projections on financial data.
  • Assists other staff members with accounting projects when necessary.
  • Provides internal and external customer service.
  • Prepares financial, management and board reports.
  • Ensures compliance with College, state/federal, and other pertinent regulations and policies.
  • Assists with Request for Proposals, contract renewals and preparation of finance and board motion.
  • Maintains awareness of changes in industry, and state/federal regulations.
  • Prepares audit documentation as needed for internal and external audits such as financial reports, financial notes and fraud surveys.
  • Submits payments and reports to different local, state and government agencies.
  • Assists in reviewing audit items.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; willing to travel throughout the college district using own means of reliable transportation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, the Windows environment, and internet research skills.
  • Proficient in preparation of worksheets using Excel.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, REQUIRED.
  • At least three (3) years of accounting experience, REQUIRED
  • Experience with a financial records system, preferred.
  • Experience in a higher education institution, preferred.
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Title Accounting Assistant
Categories Accounting
Salary $12.61/hr
Location McAllen, TX
Job Information

CONTRACT
FULL TIME | Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM
*Some evenings and/or weekends as needed**

Job Duties:

 Records, classifies, and summarizes accounting transactions.

  • Compiles various documents, verifies their accuracy, and authorizes payments in accordance with established procedures.
  • Assembles documents for computer input, verifying accuracy of itemized charges, account numbers, and total costs.
  • Selects correct accounts, posts, verifies, balances, prepares and posts journal entries.
  • Reconciles accounts and assists in the compilation of reports.
  • Applies a working knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies.
  • Maintains records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating, and purging.
  • Responds to inquiries; checks accounting transactions to locate and resolve discrepancies.
  • Provides accounting services to faculty, staff, students, and individuals or organizations outside of the college, such as government agencies and banks.
  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble and/or format data and/or reports.
  • Responsible and accountable for all tasks and responsibilities assigned.
  • Investigates discrepancies and resolves questions and issues related to assigned accounting function.
  • Communicates with vendors, students and employees through email and phone.
  • Assists and cross trains between related positions within department.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; willing to travel throughout the college district using own means of reliable transportation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, the Windows environment, and internet research skills.
  • Associate’s Degree, a minimum of 60 college hours, or sixteen (16) years of relevant experience required.
  • At least one (1) year of accounting experience, preferred.
  • Experience in a higher education institution, preferred.
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