ACCOUNTANT

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Categories: Accounting

College: LCTCS

Department: Administration

Sub department: Finance

Type of Appointment: Full time - Regular

Salary: Will be commensurate with education and experience.

Application Deadline: August 11, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Responsible for but not limited to duties in the following areas:
              • Responsible for the accounts payable functions which includes but is not limited to the following:
                          o Ensuring payments are properly supported and approved.
                          o Perform audits of travel documents prior to payment to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations
                          o Maintain vendor files to include: answering questions about records and files; assigning identification numbers or codes in order to index materials for filing; eliminate outdated or unnecessary materials, destroying them or transferring them to inactive storage according to the approved record retention policy; find and retrieve information from files in response to requests from authorized users; and place materials into storage receptacles, such as file cabinets, boxes, bins, or drawers, according to classification and identification information.
              • Prepares and/or reviews bank reconciliations.
              • Compilation and analysis of data required for the preparation of specialized monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
              • Prepare and enters journal vouchers and journal entries; for example, to set up receivables for items due at year end and to correct coding and posting errors as found.
              • Reviews routine purchases or expenditures, contracts, and travel expense accounts to ensure compliance with LCTCS and State of Louisiana Policies.
              • Communicates with other campus accountants; state and federal auditors; banks; program and management personnel; and vendors for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve problems.
              • Confers with administrators regarding problem areas and making recommendations for increasing efficiency.
              • Development and maintenance of a system of internal controls to ensure that acquisition and liquidation of system-wide liabilities and/or property are made in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal and state laws, regulations and procedures.
              • Participates in the development of new accounting techniques in the design and implementation of accounting subystems, compilation of manuals for accounting and computer application, and preparing managerial reports.
              • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education: A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four (24) semester hours in accounting

Required Experience: One year of professional level experience in accounting or financial auditing.

Application Instructions: Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter that addresses the outlined responsibilities, a resume, and the names and contact information for three professional/work-related references. *If selected, applicant will be asked to provide a certified copy of transcript.

In accordance with LCTCS Policy #6.036, a criminal history check will be conducted on all new hires. LCTCS participates in the federal E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.

LCTCS is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

For more information about the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, visit www.lctcs.edu. LCTCS is in partnership with Louisiana Economic Development FastStart.

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