Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant


Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-4011

Job Location

Main Campus




Benefit Eligible

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Closes: Friday, January 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Accounting Manager

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Must be able to perform a wide range of professional accounting duties requiring knowledge of GAAP and have three to five years' experience in accounting. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Responsible for a variety of professional accounting duties; providing support to Business Office staff and Associate Vice President regarding internal control and general ledger functions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Serve as fiscal resource on grant awards; responsible to assist in preparation of budgets that meet the requirements of the grant; compile financial reporting required for said grant awards; and oversight/compliance of grant spending.
  • Maintenance of the General Ledger system; Must understand how data flows to financial statements in order to accurately set-up and categorize fund, purpose, voe, object, and unit codes.  Monitor reports to ensure information flows correctly.
  • Serve as informational resource to staff; provide technical assistance.
  • Research and resolve problems within the accounting system.
  • Review and submit the monthly and year-end balancing, reconciling, and closing for state funds package
  • Prepare and monitor budget status reports.
  • Assist with requesting reimbursements and tracking progress of construction projects.
  • Responsible for Eagle Program of Internal Controls.
  • Gather data, prepare and submit required reports/information to the NCCCS Office for Foreign National Compliance Reporting.
  • Oversee the monthly reconciliation of NCC bank accounts, and provide assistance when needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain content knowledge and skills through continuous training.
  • Transmit funds to financial aid debit cards and resolve issues.
  • Serve as liaison during NCC Foundation audit.
  • Reviews and submits Foreign National tax forms (1042-S) to IRS.
  • Inputs construction data into Interscope.
  • Prepares monthly sales tax for auxiliary services that is submitted to NCDOR.
  • Prepares and files the bi-annual sales tax refund claim for NCC Foundation.
  • Responsible for the distribution and verification of petty cash fund.
  • Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC.
  • Participate in College events and activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned which contribute to the efficient and effective operation of NCC.
  • Serve on various committees as assigned.
  • Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.

Job Post Contact


Morgan H. Roberson, Director of Human Resources


**Applicants must submit a completed Nash Community College application and unofficial transcripts in order to be considered. Applications referencing resumes will not be considered. Completed applications need to be emailed to or mailed to Human Resources, PO Box 7488, Rocky Mount, NC 27804**