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Staff Accountant - Cabarrus College

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 120575
Job Family: Financial Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11161010244255-Institutional Support



Full-Time; 40 hours/week
Monday - Friday, 8a-5p

Job Summary

Performs duties of limited to moderate complexity, judgment, and scope, which include account analyses, reconciliations, and journal entry preparation for all facilities.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains efficient operations of department and ensures the timeliness, accuracy and quantity of departmental output is maintained in the absence of leader.
  • Prepares recurring and non-recurring journal entries for departmental month-end closing process.
  • Prepares general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Answers questions from department leaders concerning department-related matters on biweekly and monthly reports.
  • Maintains accurate and complete files which contain support for documents filed with Federal, State and non-government agencies.
  • Maintains all record retention documentation.
  • Performs student financial services that include billing, receivables, and refund functions.
  • Provides excellent customer service to prospects, students, alumni, and parents.
  • Performs cashiering functions.
  • Disburses financial aid per all required guidelines with specified timeframes.
  • Assists with financial reporting functions.
  • Serves on college committees and work collaboratively with key areas to support persistence, and graduation initiatives.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required. 
  • 3 to 5 years experience required. 
  • Post high school education including an Associate Degree in Business or Finance is strongly preferred.
  • Two years of experience in billing and receivables in an academic setting is strongly preferred.
  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in written form.
  • Evidence of strong computer skills, including knowledge of Excel and general knowledge of office equipment.

Physical Requirements

  • Work requires stretching and bending for filing and obtaining research records. 
  • Must be able to lift and transport reports, up to 20+ pounds. 
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Majority of day is sitting.