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Company: McHenry County College
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleAccountantDepartmentFinanceFLSA StatusExemptJob TypeStaffPosition Grade9Employee TypeFull TimeHiring RangeCommensurate with ExperienceWork Year12 MonthsTypical Work Schedule40 Hours Flexible schedule to meet department needsBargaining Unit EligibilityYes-Staff CouncilWork Week40 HoursPosition IntroductionAs an Accountant for McHenry County College, this position will be responsible for performing essential accounting duties as assigned. Providing outstanding customer service to employees, students and external customers will be essential for this position.Position SummaryResponsible for performing accounting duties that require the application of established accounting principles and practices to a wide variety of financial, technical, and operational activities of the accounting department.Reports toAssistant Vice President of FinanceEssential Functions and Responsibilities General Duties:Under direction, responsibilities include, yet not limited to; Perform month-end reconciliations of assigned General Ledger accounts, and research any difference between recorded amount and source documents Prepare journal entries Enter approved journal entries into the ERP system Post the daily general ledger postings for invoices, cash receipts, deposits, and financial aid Assist administrators with review and understanding of revenue and expense analysis for their departments and programs o Assist with preparation of required various ICCB financial reports as directed by the Assistant Vice President of Finance.o Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilitieso Identify opportunities for process improvementso Assume duties of payroll as neededAdditional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor Grants (as assigned):o Monitor all grants and coordinate resolution of problems regarding improper classification of expenses or disallowable expenseso Assist grant administrators in preparation of grant budgets, journal entries, invoices, and grant reportso Assist grant administrators in interpretation of grant rules and regulationso Prepare year-end receivable entries for grant fundso Coordinate the usage of the Department of Education's G5 (Grant Management System) to draw down student financial aid funds, as necessaryo Reconcile all student financial aid activity between general ledger, G5, MCC Store, and Financial Aid office in both the Education and Student Grant and Loan fundso Report grant expenditures to appropriate agencies, as requiredo Prepare accurate and timely financial statements and report expenditures to authorities for grantso Maintain grant fileso Reconcile Time Certification formsAssist in preparing and reviewing budgets related to ongoing and new grant applications Financial Records (as assigned):o Examine and verify daily deposits and resolve any discrepancieso Monitor bank account transactions on a daily basis and report any suspicious transactionso Monitor outstanding check lists and research as neededo Prepare the annual submission of the State of Illinois Annual Report of Unclaimed Propertyo Prepare the monthly Treasurer's Report for the Board of Trustees board meeting packeto Maintain Business Office financial fileso Prepare requests for permission to destroy Business Office records that meet the State of Illinois document destruction criteria and coordinate the destruction Audit: Prepare reconciliations, financial statements, schedules, and reports as requested by the auditors and Assistant Vice President of Finance Respond to auditor requests and inquiries Maintain audit files Budget Process:o Assist Administrators in budget preparation processRequired EducationBachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institutionOther Required QualificationsTwo years of related experienceSkills and Specifications Grant experience Account Reconciliation experienceLocationMain CampusPDN-96f02118-0336-4a92-80ac-f3afaae05f01

Keywords: McHenry County College, Crystal Lake , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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