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Staff Accountant

Posted:  October 2, 2015 

Assist the Controller with all financial reporting of the University with specific attention given to internal controls, reconcilements, and proper accounting for non-profit entities.  Responsible for preparation of general ledger entries pertaining to reconcilements, fixed assets, sales tax, debt service, etc.  Prepare and submit various tax reporting forms.  Monitor collections for in-house student accounts.

Essential Functions of the Job

Prepare, input and maintain transactions and reconcilements relating to various University accounts monthly.
Complete bank account reconcilements on a daily basis for the main operating account
Complete bank reconcilements on a monthly basis for all other accounts
Research and resolve outstanding items on reconcilements.
Assist Controller in preparing analysis of various accounts
Monitoring of in-house collections for student accounts, identifying
student accounts receivable for special collection efforts.
Prepare entries pertinent to certain federal loan programs
Prepare and input transactions relating to debt service
Reconcile and import monthly gift information from the Raisers Edge system.
Prepare and file 1042S (Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding).
Coordinate and complete UC credit/purchase cards transaction upload to Datatel.
Prepare monthly ECSI reconciliation.
Escheatment Process.
Submit property tax payments.
Prepare and submit the West Virginia Sales Tax report monthly.
Prepare and submit the quarterly City Service Fee report and reconciliation.
Process the Fixed Asset Capitalization/Depreciation Process 
Update the Daily Cash Report and keep Controller informed of cash position.
Backup for Accounts Payable Clerk.
Backup for Payroll direct deposit submission.
Responsible for E Check submission.
Other duties as assigned.

Skills / Abilities and Knowledge

Knowledge of approved accounting procedures.
Microsoft office product experience (Excel, Access, Word).
Excellent communication skills for internal and external customers.

Education (level and type)

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
Accounting Experience 2 – 4 Years. 

Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

University of Charleston
Terri Underhill, Controller
2300 MacCorkle Ave, SE
Charleston, WV 25304-1099 

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.