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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Staff Accountant

Assist with the overall operation of the College budgeting, grants, purchasing, and financial reporting to ensure that state, federal and institutional guidelines are followed. Formulates, recommends, and helps implement departmental goals, objective and timetables so as to contribute to the overall mission of Administration and Finance.
Provide sound decisions where professional judgment is required, while maintaining compliance with regulatory guidelines.
Manages the accounting process to include but not limited to the payment of invoices and reconciliation of voucher payables and vendor statements. Ensures that all College travel expenses to be paid are within the state guidelines. Prepare Accounts Payable report at fiscal year end
Assist with the development of professional service contracts and ensures it contains all necessary elements for effective management, monitoring and reporting. Establishes and maintain records and contracts as required by law. Prepares quarterly professional services report. Coordinates submission of contracts that require additional approval by State or Board.
Compilation and analysis of data required for the preparation of specialized monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Confer with managers regarding problem areas and making recommendations for increasing efficiency.
Participate in the development of new accounting techniques in the design and implementation of accounting subsystems, compilation of manuals for accounting and other applications and preparing managerial reports in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal and state laws, regulations and procedures.
Ensure proper procedures are followed concerning data management, file maintenance, and confidentiality.
Communication with auditors, students, third party contractors, vendors, banks for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve fiscal issues.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

A baccalaureate degree in accounting or related field is required and accounting experience is preferred. Minimum of one year progressive experience in the finance/accounting function, preferably in a higher education or governmental institution.

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Amanda Griffin
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