Senior Accountant

DEPARTMENT: Finance
SUPERVISOR: Accounting Manager
HOURS: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
GRADE/SALARY RANGE: 5

GENERAL PURPOSE
Prepare reconciliations, account analyses, and schedules for balance sheet accounts. Verify revenue and expenses are accurately coded in the general ledger. Respond to departmental inquiries and educate departments on financial policies and procedures. Assist with annual audit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all revenue and expenses are accurately recorded: -review and post non AR cash receipts, coordinate posting of AR cash receipts, prepare receivables schedules, prepare deferred revenue schedule, review payment authorizations.
  • Perform various banking tasks and pension remittances: -prepare cash analysis, bank reconciliations, stop payments, entries such as medical and dependent care flex activity, returned checks/chargebacks, TIAA contribution submissions
  • Prepare quarterly and annual audit schedules: -monitor and analyze restricted funds, prepare schedules for fund balances, net asset releases, prepaid insurance, other prepaid expenses, and flex medical/dependent care withholdings
  • Research, analyze and compile Abandoned Property remittances and reissues: -reconcile liability accounts, perform due diligence, prepare NYS report annually, coordinate monthly mailing to notify students of uncashed student refunds and track resolution.
  • Respond to internal and external inquires: -Ensure compliance with college business expense policy, look into budget questions. Train employees on payment authorization procedures, use of the budget module, etc. as needed.


DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree - Accounting
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Knowledge of accounting principles


TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.

All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.