Data Control Accountant

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Aug 09, 2022
Closes
Oct 12, 2022
Ref
STF11218
Function
Accountant
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Data Control AccountantThe George Mason University, General Accounting Department, invites applications for a Data Control Accountant. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:The Data Control Accountant assures the complete and accurate processing of all transactions fed or entered into the university's Banner accounting system, and assures accurate and complete posting of all state-related transactions posted to the state's Cardinal accounting system.Responsibilities:Run Cardinal daily and payroll job parameters, review accuracy and completeness of all transactions transmitted to Cardinal; monitor and reprocesses transactions that failed; check Cardinal daily for GL errors and makes necessary corrections;Review, process, and record daily commonwealth EDI deposits;Perform data entry to Cardinal for Online journals and deposits;Perform monthly Cardinal/Banner Reconciliation; andReview journal vouchers submitted to Accounting for accuracy; review daily control emails to assure proper processing has occurred.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration; or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education;Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles;Ability to analyze and organize large quantities of data;Attention to detail;Basic Excel proficiency (advanced proficiency preferred);Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills; andAbility to interact with internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner.Preferred Qualifications:Considerable (generally 3+ years) experience as an accountant in a large organization with a complex accounting system preferred.About the University:George Mason University, the largest public research university in Virginia, is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Since earning R1 designation for "very high research" from Carnegie in 2016 and joining the elite group of the 131 best U.S. research institutions, the research enterprise has grown rapidly, reaching more than $200 million in funding in 2020, an all-time high for the university.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200-degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity, is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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