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Accountant

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University

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Accounting & Finance
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024
Position Summary Information
Position Summary
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the development of best practice policies and procedures for Accounting Services to include accounts payable.
  • Analyzes, reconciles, balances, and maintains selected accounting funds.
  • Analyze monthly Banner Finance financial reports for above funds and prepare corrections and adjusting and closing entries as needed.
  • Analyze expenditure transfers, journal entry requests, and other transactions for errors and provide correction as needed. .
  • Provide directed research, present findings, and make recommendations for accounting and finance software, reporting practices, new accounting pronouncements, and other related research as requested.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of reports and dashboards for presentation.
  • Prepare or assist with preparation and/or review of required reports.
  • Assist with preparation of annual university and foundation financial statements under FASB and GASB guidelines as needed.
  • Review and analyze income/expense information for various funds, orgs, accounts and program codes to determine if any corrections are needed.
  • Prepare required entries to ensure University records are correct and balance to the Edison system.
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to accurately conform to reporting and accounting requirements.
  • Ability to learn and follow APSU policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and present in a manner that is accurate, understandable, and professional.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and Ellucian HE Banner.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.
  • Ability to maintain files accurately in paper and in software programs.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines.
Physical Requirements
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of one year of accounting experience.
  • Proficient experience with computer software (e.g. Banner, Word, Excel)

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