Accountant 2
East Tennessee State University 29 reviews - Johnson City, TN

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Job Summary/Basic Function: Responsible to the Bursar for ensuring all university loans are processed correctly; overseeing grant and contracts payments are billed and collected; monitoring all third-party payments for student tuition and fees payment; processing all state fee discounts and waivers, academic performance scholarships, staff scholarships and graduate assistant fee waivers; preparing year-end accounting entries for deferred charges; coordinating coding between Bursar, Accounting and Financial Aid to assist in data integrity in student accounts and related records; balancing receivable and other accounts for certain loan funds; overseeing internal fee arrangements for summer study abroad, grants, institutes, and continuing studies contracts; processing refunds to students and third-party payers as needed; supervising classified staff in billing and collection of third-party payments; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and computer applications to accounting.
Knowledge of federal and state regulations, laws, policies, and procedures for financial aid programs.
Knowledge of basic contract law.
Knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheets.
Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
Ability to prioritize and organize work schedules.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with employees, students, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or bachelor's degree in business supplemented with at least 24 semester hours in accounting required; two years of accounting and computer experience.

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