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Accounting Manager - Housing

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Business and Financial Services

Job ID: 270403

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia¿s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university¿s vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Performs duties in the administration and maintenance of accounting records.  Responsible for reconciling Banner to PeopleSoft and required reporting to the Georgia Department of Audits and State Accounting Office.


1. Responsible for accounting and reporting revenues and receivables
2. Maintains registration, fee assessment and due diligence schedules
3. Monitors and prepares financial reports and analysis
4. Collaborates and coordinates with contractors
5. Responsible for monthly accounting and annual reporting
6. Reviews KSU Foundation or department related invoicing
7. Assists with month-end and year-end close and internal/year-end audit
8. Reviews processes to improve business efficiencies and recommends best practices
9. Supervises assigned accounting staff

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting, Business or related field

Required Experience
Four (4) years of related work experience in bookkeeping or accounting

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting, Business or related field

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary for this opening is $58,000 to $75,000 per year. 

Offers are based on relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to direct and supervise a staff
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of accounting processes and principles (general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, etc.)

Advanced data entry and 10-key skills
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, analytical, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Banner and PeopleSoft)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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