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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Trinity Valley Community College

Human Resources     100 Cardinal Drive     Athens, TX 75751

903-675-6202     Fax:  903-675-6248 (Please call and verify fax was received.)




TITLE:  Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting


LOCATION:  Athens Campus


SALARY:   $43,000 - $53,750




APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field.  Valid Texas Driver’s License.  CPA preferred.  Experience in public higher education preferred. Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial control systems.  Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office, high level of proficiency in Excel.   Proficiency in the use of ERP systems (specific experience with Colleague, Touchnet, Banner or Datatel a plus). Ability to work well and communicate effectively with co-workers, faculty, staff, administration and students.  Ability to prepare and interpret complex financial reports and statements.  Ability to interpret and apply governmental accounting standards (GASBs) and other statutes and regulations as they pertain to public higher education financial transactions.  Ability to work independently with sound judgment and under time constraints.


DUTIES:  Daily Responsibilities:  Provide technical expertise to Business Office staff in all areas.  Monitor compliance with college accounting and fiscal policies.  Manage and analyze general ledger processes and information.  Perform daily cash proof of cashier’s work.  Prepare and record daily bank deposits and credit card receipts.  Review banking transactions via bank’s on-line system; record electronic payments and receipts as necessary.   Perform Positive Pay verification via bank’s on-line system.  Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Responsibilities:  Manage monthly and year-end closing processes including review and analysis of general ledger transactions, budget transactions, internal financial management reports, and system close. Calculate and record monthly employee benefits expense allocation by cost element category.  Reconcile multiple bank and merchant credit card statements.  Prepare monthly financial package for the Board of Trustees.  Prepare and submit monthly Texas Sales and Use Tax Report. Analyze, monitor and record property tax transactions and reconcile property tax statements.  Prepare and analyze other financial reports as needed.  Assist Controller in annually identifying, capitalizing and depreciating the colleges fixed assets in accordance with GAAP and THECB guidelines.  Update the fixed assets system annually to capitalize and depreciate the college’s fixed assets Other Duties:  Assist Controller in financial system enhancement efforts.  Recommend enhancements to policies and procedures; implement upon approval by the Controller.  Coordinate the 1099-MISC process in January of each year, working closely with Accounts Payable to ensure accuracy according to Federal reporting requirements.  Coordinate printing and mailing forms to vendors; track and resend forms as necessary.  Assist with grant accounting, reporting and analysis as needed.  Assist in preparation of college records for annual independent audit.  Serve as back-up for the Senior Accountant (Grants and Regulatory Reporting) and Controller.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of Accounting Services and Controller or other supervisory personnel.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Within the general range of an office environment.  May require irregular evening or weekend hours.  May be required to travel between campuses or for other college business.


TO APPLY:   Submit a TVCC application, resume, and transcripts of all college work to TVCC, Human Resources, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751.  All documentation must be received on or before the application deadline.  Applications are available on the following website .   Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline and selected applicants will be contacted for interviews.  All TVCC positions are security sensitive and require a criminal background check.


Note :  The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires we employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S.  New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment (see Form I 9).  No one will be placed on the College payroll until all employment procedures are fully satisfied.  Information contained on this vacancy announcement is subject to correction as a result of typographical error, omission, or changes resulting from institutional restructuring and/or funding.


Trinity Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX phone:  903-675-6215, e-mail:


If special accommodations are needed, please call Human Resources.




Posted Date:
11/3/2020 3:19:52 PM