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Posting Date June 29, 2016
Position Title Accounting Analyst
Vacancy # VC-341
Department Finance and Treasury
Division Treasury And Finance
Montclair State University (MSU) is implementing a host of new applications and technologies, including new Finance (PeopleSoft), Student (Banner), and HR (WorkDay) systems, to enable our rapidly growing campus and academic programs. We are recruiting for a number of positions to strengthen the IT team supporting this environment.
Oracle The Database Administrator shall be responsible for providing relational database support in both Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments, particularly in support of our PeopleSoft and/or Banner applications. This includes, but it not limited to, database security, backup and recovery, monitoring, analysis and optimization of relational databases in development, test and production environments.
Qualifications & Requirements
• Preparing account analysis and journal entries as assigned. • Reviewing account balances for completeness and the proper classification of transactions. • Process recurring journals in the appropriate period. • Assisting the Senior Accountant in reconciling financial data from third party systems, including Banner, TouchNet, Marketplace, e-commerce, payroll, parking, P-cards, etc. at a pre-determined frequency but not less than monthly. • Providing support in non-student billings and receivables. • Researching and clearing suspense account items and notifying the data source of corrections needed to avoid repetitive errors. • Recommending process improvements to the Supervisor. • Assisting in closing the financial records each month and annually. • Notifying the Supervisor of the need for new or revised ChartField values. • Preparing audit schedules as assigned and providing support to the general accounting department. • Meeting deliverable deadlines. • Assisting stakeholders and requestors so they understand account balances and content. • Correcting GL account errors and omissions on a timely basis. • Utilizing PeopleSoft queries and reports to prepare reports and analysis. • Assisting the Supervisor in resolving helpdesk tickets as first level support for the GL module. • Staying knowledgeable of current GAAP as issued by GASB and FASB. • Escalating unresolved issues to Management as appropriate. • Performing other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Salary Range Commensurate with experience.
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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu .
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INSTITUTION