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Apply now Job no: 496852
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


Center for Economic Development


$40,000.00 - $48,484.00

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00am - 4:30pm Monday-Friday

Job Summary:

The Bookkeeper performs clerical accounting duties in support of the overall functions of the Center for Economic Development. This position is responsible for performing standard bookkeeping duties in recording, reviewing, and processing financial records and documents. This position routinely preforms task independently; guidance is sought from administrative superior for new or extraordinary tasks or circumstances.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Computes, classifies, records, and summarizes financial data to keep and maintain fiscal records according to established bookkeeping and accounting procedures and systems.
  • Compiles and posts in general ledgers information or summaries concerning various business transactions.
  • Records financial transactions and other account information to update and maintain accounting records.
  • Maintains expenditures and budgetary control accounts.
  • Compiles reports and table to show statistics related to receivables, expenditures and/or accounts payable and receivable.
  • Evaluates records for accuracy of balances, postings, calculations, and other records pertaining to business or operating transactions.
  • Reviews all vouchers, invoices and requisitions.
  • Ensures compliance with Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements.
  • Maintains database of clients, service providers granting agencies as appropriate for the department or unit.
  • Performs secretarial duties such as answering the phones and submitting documents in Banner, preparing staff meeting notes, etc.
  • May supervise one or more clerical and/or student worker(s).
  • Performs related work as required.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or related field, and
  • at least four (4) years of bookkeeping or accounting experience

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required upon hire)

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package. 

Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance

For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

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