Special Funds Accountant

Special Funds Accountant


Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422


$30,000 - $43,000 Annually



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Closes: Friday, November 4, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, October 24, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full time

Reports to

Director, Fiscal Services

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or related degree or 10 plus years work experience in a college setting in the accounting arena
  • General understanding of Governmental Accounting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in Community College Preferred

Position Description


Under general supervision of the Director of Fiscal Services is responsible for maintain Special Funds Accounts. The Special Funds Accountant must be able to reconcile the bank statements each month, follow-up on outstanding checks, send Accounts Receivable Letters using prescribed templates, prepare the Set Off Debt File, assist with curriculum registration, and assist other Business Office staff.


  • Reconciles Special Funds bank statements preparing the necessary journal entries to balance
  • Monitors Special Funds Outstanding Checks and contacts payees when checks are outstanding 90 days or more
  • Prepares Special Funds Accounts receivable and accounts payable year end year-end Special Funds reports and journal entries; assists with fiscal year inventory
  • Prepares reimbursable grant billings
  • Follows North and South Carolina Escheat requirements and submits items to be escheated
  • Performs daily cash analysis reviews
  • Maintains Special Funds files
  • Generates all collection letters for non-Financial Aid related debts such as Not Sufficient Funds Checks and Library Fines; generates final collection letters for Financial Aid related debts
  • Updates and submit the Set-Off Debt File at least twice a year
  • Issues 30-day letters to debtors when Set-Off debt funds are transmitted to BCC and prepares journal entries and /or checks to record receipt of Set-Off Debts and apply them to the debtor’s account
  • Assists in curriculum registration
  • Performs general office functions such as answering phones, taking messages and assisting callers with information
  • May be asked to verify timesheets, leave forms, payroll data
  • Preform other duties as required


  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or related degree or 10 plus years work experience in a college setting in the accounting arena
  • General understanding of Governmental Accounting
  • Experience working in Community College Preferred



  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common factors, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to use adding machine, calculator, printer, fax machine, and copy machine
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook and knowledge of the NCCS Mandated Software and Accounting Procedures Manual and ERP

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at http://www.brunswickcc.edu/contact/employment-opportunities/  Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following if unable to apply online:


Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462


Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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