Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant


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

Job Location

Rocky Mount, NC  


Commensurate with education and experience


State benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, October 11, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 39 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Budgeting and Disbursements

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.
  • 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.
  • 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


Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources


**Nash Community College will only accept applications that are submitted online through the online application system. Please visit to view any vacancies and submit your application.**