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Richland Community College

Richland Community College

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Accountant

Non-Discrimination Statement

Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Nicole DelMastro-Jeffery, Title IX Coordinator and Kristie Dawson Deputy Title IX Coordinator titleix@richland.edu
For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

Contact Information

For questions about this posting or other general HR inquires please email Human Resources (hr@richland.edu)

Position Details

Position Information
Position Title Accountant
Job Category Full-Time Staff
Division Finance and Administration
Department Main Campus
Job Description
Assist the Controller and VP of Financial Services in accounting and reporting functions to ensure the accuracy of the College’s general ledger. Prepare and process account reconciliations and journal entries. Provide assistance in the preparation of the annual College’s audit, budget and other special financial reports or projects supported by the Business Office. This position will require a background and credit check.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree in Accounting or related field and at least two to five years of experience in the accounting field.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Experience with Fund Accounting in an institution of higher education or non-profit is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to complete account reconciliations; experience with general accounting functions such as receivables, and payables. Extensive knowledge of Excel. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills. Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and the ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Must be able to receive, process, and provide visual and verbal information.
Operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, and calculator on a frequent basis.
Provide timely response to externally and/or internally imposed conditions and deadlines.
Respond to concurrent, multiple, non-related issues.
Must be able to work effectively under pressure due to deadlines, due dates, etc.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a 40 hour per week position with normal hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 with occasional irregular hours. Summer hours may vary. This position may be eligible for the alternative work arrangement program.
TRAVEL
This position will require in-district travel for other assigned activities and duties. Travel
to conferences and meetings beyond the College district is likely.
Salary E-10, Minimum Starting $47,093
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S212P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 04/25/2024
Job Close Date 06/04/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Advertising Summary
Richland Community College is seeking candidates for an Accountant. The Accountant will assist the Controller and VP of Financial Services in accounting and reporting functions to ensure the accuracy of the College’s general ledger. Prepare and process account reconciliations and journal entries. Provide assistance in the preparation of the annual College’s audit, budget and other special financial reports or projects supported by the Business Office. This position will require a background and credit check.

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  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents