Under the supervision of the Assistant Controller, this position supports the Controller's Office with analytical financial and business-related projects. This position assists in the preparation, analysis and reconciliation of various general ledger accounts.
Provide support to the College's cash management function by performing daily cash reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
Prepare monthly and quarterly general ledger reconciliations; identify, research, and correct reconciling items, prepare adjusting journal entries as needed.
Prepare journal entries and budget transfers for all areas (including postage and central duplication entries, purchasing cards, travel advances, quarterly departmental copier entries, general correcting entries), including all appropriate analyses and documentation.
Provide support for Accounts Payable and Payroll departments.
Provide standard and custom departmental reports, and as needed for functions including budget, payroll and benefits, accounts payable, and general ledger.
Assist with invoicing and reporting for Buffalo Bills Training Camp.
Assist in preparing non-student invoices; including fee for services and community funded positions.
Assist with College's tax filings, including sales tax.
Assist with corporate card programs by; reviewing monthly expense reports submitted by cardholders for compliance with purchasing policy and appropriate supporting documentation; upload transactions into Banner; meet with cardholders on employee agreement and process for completing expense reports using the on-line application; and perform monthly reconciliations.
Prepare ad-hoc financial analyses and assist with special projects as requested by management
Education / Experience:
Associates Degree in Accounting or related discipline with two to three years in Accounting Department or Business Office setting. Previous Banner applications experience (or another enterprise system) preferred and strong PC based computer skills, including advanced knowledge of spreadsheet products required. Experience in higher education or not-for-profit accounting desired.
Competencies / Skills:
Must possess solid written and oral communication; attention to detail; a strong customer service orientation; flexible and responsive; as well as a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Supervision of Employees:
Scheduled works hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, 35 hours per week, 12 months per year.
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 1799
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.