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Accountant II (Grants & Contracts)

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Complete application online https://jobs.savannahstate.edu. Submit current resume, transcript(s), and three letters of reference online or by mail to: Accountant II (Grants & Contracts) Search; Comptroller’s Office; Savannah State University, Box 20419, Savannah, GA 31404 Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details 

Classification Information

Classification Title
Position Category

 Position Information

Working Title Accountant II (Grants & Contracts)
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for this position which performs various general accounting duties including reconciliation, journal entry preparation and reporting. Works with PeopleSoft financial system and Microsoft Office to generate complex reports and process information; complies with all applicable University, USG, State of Georgia policies/ procedures, and contractual obligations. Verifies accuracy and validity of posting and accounting transactions; prepares entries to correct accounting errors, performs analytical reviews and submits reports as required or requested. Monitors budgets, approves expenditures and maintains accurate records, databases and other documents to support accounting transactions. Provides support to other staff within the Comptroller’s Office and related departments. Communicates and collaborates with employees, project managers and others related to grants and contracts. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; an advanced degree is preferred. Must have a minimum of two years of experience in general accounting; with governmental and/or grants accounting experience preferred. Strong analytical and technical skills, the ability to work independently required; with professional communication skills to work with employees of the University and external parties; background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S3072014
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date 08/04/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online https://jobs.savannahstate.edu. Submit current resume, transcript(s), and three letters of reference online or by mail to: Accountant II (Grants & Contracts) Search; Comptroller’s Office; Savannah State University, Box 20419, Savannah, GA 31404

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 1
  6. Unofficial Transcript 2
  7. Other Document