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Senior Accountnant

Category: Other Professional Subscribe: Department: Comproller's Office Locations: Normal, AL Posted: Feb 14, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Position ID: 159100


About Alabama A &M University :

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.

Job Description:


This is professional accounting work of a complex nature.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform account analyses.
  • Conduct comprehensive reconciliations and prepares the required journal entries.
  • Prepare various internal and external financial reports and surveys.
  • Adhere to month-end and year-end close-out timelines.
  • Assist with the preparation of Annual Financial Statements.
  • Assess processes and make recommendations to enhance operations efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assist with drafting policies and procedures.
  • Understand and utilize the Ellucian Banner Finance module to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness in the operations of the unit.
  • Troubleshoot system issue.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

    Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • Two (2) year professional level experience in accounting or related field.
  • At least one (1) year of experience with computer based financial accounting and reporting systems and Microsoft Excel/Word skills.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Knowledge of systems of internal control
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Strong sense of comprehension, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be available for periodic evening and weekend work
  • Proficiency in accounting principles
  • Additional Information:


    The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

    Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following documents online to be considered for the position:

  • Employment Application
  • Resume (include all work experience/history)
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript (if applicable)
  • Already have an AAMU Employment Account? Login to add documents or update your account.

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