Accountant
Rhode Island College - Providence, RI

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Division:
Rhode Island College

Section:
Administration & Finance

Unit (College Department)
Student Loan Office

Position Status:
Permanent

End Date of Temporary, Limited or Restricted Position:

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:
To be responsible for performing professional accounting work of a relatively complex nature including such duties as: classifying accounts, preparing general journal entries, adjusting entries, closing entries, and reversing entries; posting to accounts, subsidiary accounts, voucher registers and cash books; preparing worksheets and drawing up financial statements and supporting schedules; reconciling accounts and inventory records; and other accounting duties.
To be responsible for the maintenance of all accounting records for a small state agency or to assist in the maintenance of accounting records at a large department or agency.
As required and in addition to the performance of all accounting duties, to be responsible for the work of a staff engaged in: maintenance of inventory records, employee time records, etc.; completion of payroll vouchers; the preparation of purchase requisitions, invoice vouchers, budgetary requires, etc. and other types of records and forms in accordance with state financial procedures.
To audit and certify relief expenditures made by cities and towns within a given area of the state which are reimbursable to the State and to make periodic reports thereon.
To act as the custodian of funds for a large number of patients and to maintain a complete set of accounts on the operations of a canteen, farm or vending stand.
To do related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities - continued:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
A working knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting; the ability to maintain a set of records and accounts on a double entry basis; the ability to analyze and interpret accounting systems and procedures; the ability to prepare financial statements; the ability to plan, supervise and review the work of a small group of employees engaged in bookkeeping or office routines; and related capacities and abilities.

Required Qualifications:
Education: Graduation from a college of recognized standing with specialization in accounting or business administration.

Experience: Considerable employment in a position in a public agency or in private industry involving advanced professional accounting.

Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Civil Service List?
If there is a list, only laterals (employees with the same title) or individuals certified by OPA may be appointed to this position.
No Response

Priority given to applicants who apply by:

Closing Date:
Includes grace period, if applicable
08-14-2013

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume
Cover Letter

Document Instructions:
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
All required documents must be attached to your on-line application and match the appropriate document field (i.e. cover letter, resume, cv, transcript, etc.) Documents must be in Word or PDF files. Applicants that have multiple documents to attach to a single document field (such as transcripts or teaching evaluations, etc) must combine the separate documents into one larger document before attaching to the single document field. Documents that are mailed, emailed or faxed separately WILL NOT be accepted, acknowledged or shared with search committees unless otherwise instructed in the posting. Applicants using a dossier service such as Interfolio, please contact the dossier service for specific instructions prior to completing your application. On-line applications that do not meet the document requirements upon the posting closing date WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED even if your application has been confirmed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

General Information to Applicants (Classified Postings):
INSTRUCTIONS:
A. STATE EMPLOYEE LATERAL BIDDER:
Bids are now being accepted for the position(s) indicated. If you are currently in this classification and wish to bid, please complete fully the CS-14 Application Form; and RIEEO 378 Affirmative Action Card. Remember to include, either on the application or within a cover letter, both the File Position Title and Number.
Most Important - Please include the following information:
The title of the position for which you are applying
Title of your present position and date you entered it
Date you entered State service
Name of department where you are currently employed
Your business telephone number
Present Union Affiliations
In certain agencies, bargaining union applicants will receive preferential consideration according to contract.
B. NON INCUMBENT/NON STATE EMPLOYEE APPLICANT:
If indicated above that no civil service list exists for this position, you need not be in the class of position, or be in State service to apply. All information requested on the application form must be furnished. The information you give will be used by the agency Personnel Office to determine your qualifications. If an item does not apply to you, or if there is no information to be given, write in the letters "N.A." for Not Applicable. If you fail to answer all the questions on the application form, you may delay consideration of your application.
C. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PROVISIONS:
Reasonable Accommodations: If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for therefore the position.
Medical Information: Any medical exams required for this position will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made in accordance with the Rules/Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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