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General Accountant

Hocking College
Nelsonville, Ohio, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary - $35,000.00 - $40,000.00

Position Purpose
The General Accountant is a supporting role within the fiscal department and is responsible for a wide range of functions. The position will operate in accordance with the college's policies and procedures. This position will be a part of implementing new processes to support the College's growth and mission.

Duties and Responsibilities
Providing support to student billing, including analyzing student charges and putting together reports with respects to Veteran Affairs (VA), Third Party, and College Credit Plus (CCP) Billing
Providing support to payroll function, including input of new employees, following up with managers regarding payroll exceptions and necessary approvals.
Reconcilement of insurance billing to payroll reports
Supporting fixed assets and inventory control functions
Providing support for annual audit
General ledger journal entries
Entering new vendors, new requisitions, and generating purchase orders.
Supporting the cashiers department by taking payments, posting charges, and providing customer service to students.
General bookkeeping as required by the department
Ensuring adherence to College's budget, policies, and procedures
Recommending improvements to the College's processes and procedures and work with manager to implement improvements.
Provide additional support to the fiscal office as needed, including: accounts payable, purchasing, accounts receivable, budgeting, and reporting.
Provide confidential information for bargaining unit contract negotiations
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Education, Experience, and Skills
Associate's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required. Bachelor's Degree or ability to obtain a Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Accounting work experience preferred, preferably in the public sector
Accurate and thorough in completing tasks
Attention to detail
Effective written and verbal communication skills
High level of integrity
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Knowledge of general accounting principles
Proficient in technology related to the field

Hocking College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.

Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

College Expectations of the Employee
To ensure an orderly environment and provide the best possible work environment, Hocking College expects employees to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner during work hours and at any function at which the person represents Hocking College. Hocking College's reputation is one of its most valuable assets. In addition, the employee is expected to follow the following Employee Rules of Conduct that will protect the interests and safety of all employees as well as the college; to conduct themselves in an honest, honorable, courteous, and appropriate manner at all times; to contribute to a positive working environment; to act as ambassadors of the college; and to display professionalism in representing the college.

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