The position is located in Verona, MS at the North MS Research and Extension Center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Reconcile and assist with fiscal administration for the department/unit, including but not limited to budgets, funding, grants, contracts, payroll, employment, travel, and/or purchasing; may assist with fiscal planning, including participating in seeking alternate sources of funding. 2. Maintain an efficient system of receiving, posting, and depositing revenue and receiving, verifying, posting, and processing vouchers for payment of goods and services. 3. Prepare requisitions for purchases; communicate with vendors for prices, bids, and other information. 4. Prepare journal entries to record income, expenditures, interest, fund transfers, encumbrances, etc. 5. Transfer funds between accounts following established guidelines. 6. Prepare various accounting schedules, statements, and reports for monthly and annual reporting. 7. Reconcile division financial records with university accounting records. 8. Gathers data for budget preparation and inventory reports; prepares or assists in the preparation of the annual budget, and procures all supplies, furniture, and office equipment. 9. Maintain files and records in support of accounting data. 10. Perform related duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma
Experience: Four (4) years Directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
An equivalent combination of related education and related experience may be considered for this position.
1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or business. 2. Experience in fund accounting.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Knowledge and previous experience using spreadsheet software program. * Ability to operate computer keyboard and 10-key electronic calculator.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
* Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. * No or very limited exposure to physical risk. * No or very limited physical effort required.
Applicants must apply online. Please include cover letter and resume.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502610
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
To apply, please go to http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/