Entry level positions in Accounting and Finance - 1
Job Title: Accounting Officer
Location: Office of Student Accounting & Finance, Dallas, TX
Category: Salaried, Full time
Schedule: Evening and weekend hours required (Avg 40 – 45 hour work week)
Education: Bachelor Degree required, Masters Degree Preferred
Experience: 1 - 2 years
Base Pay: $30,000 - $35,000
Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Life insurance
Career Track: Director of Accounting Services with annual income averaging $50,000 or more
This position reports to the Director of Finance and performs all student accounting processes. Incumbent must assure that the IAU philosophy: quality services to students; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Create student invoices and update the electronic system
Follow up with students on fee payments and installment plans
Maintain the accuracy of the student ledger accounts; entering all charges, payments, and adjustments.
Maintenance of all required reports in an organized file system for future retrieval as needed (as prescribed by SOX)
Work with outside student loan agency in processing the student loan paperwork.
Support the Admissions Department in entering new student deposits and application fees.
Responsible for performing the collection of both in-school and out-of-school accounts receivable.
Verify and manage all payables
Perform daily cash receipts, deposits, expenses and reports.
Assist with administering payroll and maintaining petty cash for the office.
Verify and record all reimbursement account and create bills to be paid.
Responsible for reconciliations, corrections, etc. during the student billing and revenue recognition processes. This includes posting of student drop adjustments and refund calculations
Responsible for reconciliations of all the business checking accounts including employee checking accounts
Organization and tracking of purchase orders and invoices,
Periodic submission of accounts payables to the Director of Finance for approval
Work with various departments to ensure timely and accurate processing
Prepare monthly and annual budgets
Work closely with the Audit firm in compiling the end of year financial documents
In close consultation with the VP of Finance, communicate and maintain a working relationship with the finance and accounting departments of various campuses to administer payroll and other book keeping functions.
Liaise with the Campus accounts officer in preparing the annual departmental budgets
Liaise with the Campus accounts officer in managing the employee payroll, monthly PAYE payment, monthly NIS payment & Annual filing of returns
Minimum Qualifications :
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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. International American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.