Senior Accountant Job Opening

Senior Accountant

University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina
$39,960.00 a year
Category: Accountant

Job Summary

Performs and manages complex financial accounting general ledger system for General Accounting in the Controller’s Office to include creation and maintenance of accounting records, verification, and documentation of financial transactions, preparation of monthly and annual reports, monthly reconciliations, and assistance with reporting functions for the annual financial statements.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 2 years professional accounting experience.


Knowledge of the principles, practices, theories, and terminology of
accounting, banking, budgeting, financial management or investment.
Knowledge of state government financial accounting processes. Knowledge of
financial statement analysis. Ability to analyze and interpret complex
financial data and reports. The ability to plan, organize, review and supervise
the work of subordinates. The ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with others. The ability to communicate effectively.


About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450-degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians, and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $39,960.00 /year