Staff Accountant (Grants/Contracts & Financial Aid Accounting) Req.#4833

Staff Accountant (Grants/Contracts & Financial Aid Accounting) Req.#4833


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


$42,935 - $65,260


Full Time - State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Closes: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week; Monday - Friday

Reports to

Director of Grants/Contracts & Financial Aid Accounting

Employment Type

Full-Time 12 Months

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Accounting, Business Administration or related field with a concentration in accounting and 1 year of mid-level accounting work experience; a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in other fields and completion of 20 hours of college-level coursework in accounting may be considered; an Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution Accounting and 5 years of mid-level accounting work experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

1. Prepares monthly general and standard journal entries, income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, cost reports and various other accounting statements and reports; provides interpretation of results as appropriate.

2. Interacts with and consults with college administration and component unit account managers to design and maintain effective accounting controls, processes and procedures. Confers with financial and college account managers in order to explain accounting policy and processes and resolves accounting discrepancies.

3. Verifies college and/or component unit source documents for accuracy, completeness, authorization and coding, as well as (as applicable) proper application of fees, refunds, collections, and discounts in order to verify general ledger balances, and identifies accounting system problems or risks/liabilities.

4. Resolves non-standard accounting transactions, and independently initiates appropriate corrections into accounting records.

5. Maintains college or component unit accounting procedural documents including updates and historical files.

6. Monitors and communicates with grant sub-recipients to ensure compliance with Federal grant or other applicable grant guidelines.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


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