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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: Senior Accountant

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Analyze and reconcile accounts.
• Monitor grant revenues and expenditures, ensuring data is accurately recorded in the financial accounting system. Track receivables and reconciles monthly accounts receivable.
• Perform financial reporting, accounting, billing, and collections.
• Assist with budget preparation, monitoring and reporting.
• Maintain accounting and controls to assure financial compliance with applicable laws.
• Assist with business activities at the system level and helps in developing necessary business procedures for effective and efficient operation of all campuses
• Ensure the integrity of financial reporting for the College through application of appropriate accounting principles and practices.
• Respond to information needs by creating financial analyses, reports, and presentations as needed.
• Work with the Accounting Department management to develop policies and procedures for accounting/finance department and ensure that they are followed.
• Provide sound decisions where professional judgment is required, while maintaining compliance with regulatory guidelines.
• Assist with audits of financial records and student financial aid.
• Assist with preparation of end-of-year financial statements
• Coordinating month-end and year-end reporting, preparing accruals and schedules, and submitting monthly and ad hoc financial reporting packages
• Assists 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.
• Maintain compliance with State Travel and State Travel & Purchase Card programs.
• Develop and oversee systems to track and report income and expenses through Institutional Advancement (Foundation), and to provide to IA as needed.
• Predictable and reliable attendance is required in order to provide consistency and continuity of business services.
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required. Minimum of five years progressive experience in the finance/accounting function, preferably in a higher education or governmental institution.

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