A I D B Senior Accountant - R-3519 in TALLADEGA, Alabama

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Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance and Accounting



Bachelors Degree in accounting and a minimum of five years successful work experience in accounting or auditing

Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements

Must be able to think analytically, have an attention to detail and adapt well to change

Must have experience creating spreadsheets and managing large amounts of data

Must be highly self-motivated

Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office software; including Word and Excel

Ability to handle sensitive or restricted information in a professional and confidential manner

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing with sensory and non-sensory impaired individuals, co-workers, customers, vendors, staff, school officials, managers and executives

A sign language proficiency level of SURVIVAL according to the AIDB evaluation system must be obtained within the first thirty (30) months of employment

Team player attitude and willingness to help where needed.

The successful applicant must submit to a criminal history background information check including, but not limited to FBI and ABI criminal repositories. Upon offer of employment, the applicant must present a non-refundable fee of $49.65 and appear for scheduled fingerprinting appointment.


The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to the following:

Provide management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts.

Prepare and/or review consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.

Prepare and/or review month end reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts.

Prepare and/or review general journal entries necessary for the proper classification of revenues and expenditures for AIDB.

Analyze information and options by developing spreadsheet reports and verifying information.

Perform and/or review various types of internal audits as assigned.

Accurately maintain records and files.

Prepare general ledger journal entries.

Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.

Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.

Observe and/or assist with year-end inventory.

Provide accounting support for AIDB by reviewing financial information, converting data to general ledger system and obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.

Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.

Perform other duties as may be assigned.


You may apply on www. aidb.org for this position


Paper applications are available in the local Alabama Career Center or by email at humanresources@aidb.state.al.us or on website at www.aidb.org and should be returned to the Career Center to be forwarded, or as instructed by employer. Applications that are returned to the Talladega Career Center with the copies of required documentation/inclusions, will be picked up by the Employer. Paper applications are also available in most Alabama Career Center. Required documentation to be included in the application packet at completion is: Unofficial Transcripts, Alabama Driver's License or State ID Card, and Social Security Card. Preferably a resume for documentation of Skills, Abilities and Stren ths as outlined in position requirements, as well as the 5 years of required experience. Read and follow all instructions on page four (4) of the application packet. All copies of required documentation/inclusions are the responsibility of the Applicant as well as the Witness Signatures. Job Reference forms must be completed and returned to the Career Center or the Employer ASAP. Position Open Until Filled.