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Job ID: 157707

Senior Accountant
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Apr. 21, 2021
Title Senior Accountant
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Fiscal Services

Senior Accountant

Posting Date: March 4, 2021                                                   Posting End Date: May 4, 2021                           

Position: Senior Accountant                                       Location:  Business and Fiscal Affairs        

Status: Full-Time; Exempt

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking "Excellence in Every Way," the ideal Senior Accountant will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization that is committed to excellence. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Reconcile assigned bank accounts on a monthly basis Agree cash receipts and disbursement in the general ledger to activity on bank statements Reconcile gifts revenues and general ledger accounts Investigate accounts differences and prepare journal entries as appropriate Forecast and analyze short-term cash receipts as part of the overall cash position Periodically perform and assist with a physical inventory of plant assets Assist with the reconciliation of construction projects and movable equipment Account for transactions related to accounts payable and prepare supporting schedules Maintain a copy of the grant invoices initiated and input them in the software package to generate an aged receivable for grants Research grant activities as assigned Prepare and post journal entries as needed Reconcile petty cash Allocate utilities and overhead Investigate and submit unclaimed cash to the Alabama Department of Revenue Assist in the preparation of financial statement Prepare schedules for the preparation of 990 tax returns Complete state, county and city monthly sales tax reports and submit associate payments for such Assist and serve as backup for the payroll function Prepare audit schedules and other information as required Perform all other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field A minimum of three years’ experience as an accountant Master’s degree in accounting/business or a CPA designation may substitute for one year of experience Two years of College/University or not-for-profit accounting experience (desired) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written Ability to exercise analytical skills Experience with computerized office tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Ellucian experience (desired) Provide excellent customer service in a courteous manner Must be a team player

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered as an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **    
APPLICATIONS are accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet for consideration of the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:    Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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