Under general direction and reporting to Director of Administrative Services for Facilities Development & Operation, the Trust Accountant is primarily responsible for providing financial support for a large and complex organizational unit.
This position is responsible for ensuring effective financial systems and controls, monitoring and reporting financial status, and conducting analysis and providing useful information on budget development and accounting reconciliations, trust / escrow accounting, financial policies and procedures, and cost allocations.
Position is required to work often with complex multiple funding sources and contract accounting issues.
review all non-salary expenses related to the assigned portfolio
provide monthly, quarterly and annual financial status reports related to trust funds
Reviews budget requests and conducts monthly budget expenditure analysis
Reconciles monthly payments and monitors the status of funds and adhere to accounting principles that are in compliance with Federal, State and GAAP requirements
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Classification : Accountant II
Anticipated Hiring Range : up to $6,437 / month
Salary Range : $4,161 / month - $8,030 / month
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