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Accounting Associate

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Acccounting Associate.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess these skills:  Critical thinker, professional manner, communication skills both verbal and written, experience working with banks a plus, experience working with internal departments, experience working with third-party vendors, strong background in financial reporting systems, strong Excel and MS Word skills, experience with multi-dimensional chart of accounts a plus, experience working with auditors, cash and account reconciliation experience, and bachelor’s degree required.

Position Description: Process and post journal entries and maintain a numbered file of those entries.  Assist in the preparation of various State, Federal and System Office reports.  Reconcile and monitor the University Funds with State Comptroller records.  Assist with cash management functions in processing transfer invoices, CO-17 invoices for checking account replenishment and bank reconciliation.  Assist in reconciliation between the fixed assets system and the University finance system.  Create and maintain various financial spreadsheets for tracking, recording, analyzing, and reporting purposes.  Assist with the data entry of financial data in the University financial system, which includes updating the University chart of accounts and notifying Fiscal Affairs staff.  Coordinate the University escheat check procedure, which includes monitoring, mailing notifications, and recordkeeping.  Assist in financial closing activities and perform year-end accounting in all funds.  Electronically maintain a library of Fiscal Affairs procedures.  Supervise lower level employees and student workers for project purposes.

To Apply:   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to saved as a PDF named “Accounting Associate.”

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