Accountant

Southwest Tenesee Community College • Memphis, TN 37501

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We have an opening for Accountant 3 at our Southwest Tennessee-Macon Cove campus!

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, openaccess college. Southwest began operation on July 1, 2000, through legislation that consolidated Shelby State Community College and State Technical Institute at Memphis. Southwest has 2 campuses and 4 centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs. We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a diverse community in Shelby County. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Fiscal Operations.

The Accountant 3 for Fixed Assets is responsible for maintaining and reconciling equipment inventory, financial reporting and analysis, ensuring accuracy of financial records at the College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology, and supporting the Foundation.

Additionally, this position will perform various detail-focused accounting activities involving the reconciliation of high volume transactional information, analysis of accounting data and preparing financial reports for internal use and to meet external and regulatory/audit requirements.

The position is expected to:

  1. Independently follow up on any discrepancies and questions that may arise.
  2. Consistently work with precision.
  3. Solve problems by applying logic and reasoning
  4. Fully understand GAAP accounting principles.



This role will be responsible for the following:

Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy,
completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

Verify payments of vendor and tag equipment,conduct surprise inventory monitoring, assist with missing inventory investigations, complete reports to assist with insurance documents, prepare vehicle report for Physical Plant//TBR and conduct annual inventory.

Maintains and reconciles capitalized equipment inventory and reconcile equipment accounting information to purchase order in the financial system.

Develops, maintains, and monitors aging reports,trend analysis, charts, and graphs to include preparing and analyzing detailed
accounting, statistical, and narrative financial reports and statements.

Processes bookstore invoices and prepare bookstore journal vouchers and payment request related to departmental charges and expenses.

Assists with financial activity closeouts and financial audits to include preparing year end schedules and supplemental reports as required

Ensures the integrity of financial statements by reviewing and monitoring financial transactions and journal vouchers.

May perform other related duties as assigned.

Independently follow up on any discrepancies and questions that may arise.

Consistently work with precision.

Solve problems by applying logic and reasoning.

Fully understand GAAP accounting principles.

Position Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field from an accredited college required. CPA preferred.

Three years of recent experience in accounting, budgeting, forecasting, or analysis of business operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

CPA

1-3 years of Banner experience

1-3 years experience in Higher Education

In order to be considered for the position, the following items must be uploaded:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are interested, click on the link to the left to apply


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