Accountant I - 008879

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

Date Posted November 24, 2022
Industry Tax
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Full Job Description
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in accounting from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama. Proficiency using Microsoft Excel is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Job Description Summary
The University of South Alabama’s Payroll department is seeking to hire an Accountant I. Interested candidates should apply to be considered.

Essential Functions

These are the job duties required of the position.

Essential Functions
Monitors and reviews daily audit trial to identify file maintenance errors
Recommends actions needed to correct errors and follows up to ensure that action is taken
Processes ACH rejects daily
Monitors and adjusts supplemental 401(a) tax annuity contributions to ensure the withholdings do not reach IRS or contracted limits
Prepares monthly reconciliations
Processes Personnel Action Forms for a group of departments
Sets up deductions and reviews Web Time Entry and Kronos
Calculates pay outs for separating employees
Remits payments for unemployment compensation and analyzes benefits claims
Monitors and notifies employees of expiration dates on W-4
Sets up organization security for time sheet and leave report access for the entire system
Trains departments on student electronic personnel action forms (EPAFS) to include student assistants, work study, and graduate assistants
Communicates with departments regarding questions and updates to EPAFs
Communicates with employees explaining the results of various deduction options on withholding and net pay
Calculates, monitors, and taxes necessary travel and moving expenses
Utilizes a calculator and personnel computer to prepare spreadsheets, journal entries, reconciliations and other reports
Utilizes the check writing system to reprint check stubs
Makes recommendations and assists in development and implementation of office policies and procedures
Assists with completion of special projects as required
Supports other personnel during peak hiring cycles
Covers other areas of responsibility during absences
Ensures confidentiality of employee information
Works holidays as required
Regular and prompt attendance
Ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required
Related duties as required.
Posting Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Open Date 11/24/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Job Location Main Campus
Full-time or Part-Time Full Time
Regular or Temporary Regular