Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: May 4, 2018

Organization: State of South Carolina

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually



A high school diploma and professional experience in a related area such as accounting, auditing, finance or commercial lending.


A bachelor's degree or master's degree with a major in accounting and more than two years of accounting or auditing experience; or an associate degree in accounting and four years of accounting related experience; or a high school diploma and a minimum of six years related accounting experience.

Thorough knowledge of the state accounting and reporting system (SCEIS).  Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.  Thorough knowledge of SC State Government fiscal and accounting processes.  Ability to coordinate diverse administrative and business management functions.  Ability to research and resolve problems.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to work well with others.  Must be able to gain a good working knowledge of agency policies, procedures, and SCEIS-Finance and accounting structure.  Strong project management and organizational skills.  Ability to take initiative and act proactively.  Experience working with not-for-profit organizations preferably in public broadcasting.  Excellent computer skills, including accounting software, and electronic spreadsheets.  Strong positive interpersonal skills.  Ability to self-manage and influence others to meet commitments.  Ability to take responsibility and ownership for tasks and to use initiative and creativity.  Ability to work proactively to meet deadlines.  Commitment to excellent customer service and satisfaction

Job Description:

This position performs a variety of Account Specialist functions using technical skills, analysis and reporting with particular emphasis in Accounts Receivable and Fixed Assets.

Utilizing SCEIS, directs the allocation of all agency revenues, including tower leases, grants and other misc. billings.  Analyzes transactions in specific amounts, including operating revenues.  Allocates revenues to appropriate cost centers.  Primarily responsible for invoicing customers and sending demand letters.
Analyzes, prepares, and distributes various financial and fiscal reports and statements for internal and external use.  Submits monthly sales and use tax calculations to the SC Department of Revenue.

Records and reconciles cash receipts in the accounting system which includes researching payments as needed and recording in SCEIS to properly reflect the accounts receivable balances for other agency programs, as well as ensuring revenue is captured timely and accurately.
Works closely with the ETV Endowment to ensure timely billing and tracking of ETV Endowment support of ETV.
Creates and maintains grants for the agency.  Ensures that revenue is properly drawn down and allowable expenditures are coded to the correct grants.  Provides reminders as needed to program personnel within the agency of the status of their grants (expenditures to date, revenue drawn down, dates of validity, etc.) and the time remaining so that the agency can maximize dollars.  Ensures that grants have related expenditures and initiates meetings with program personnel as necessary.
Maintains agency inventory system and controls for fixed assets.  Ensures property receipts are accurate and prepares property receipt, identification tags.  Maintains administrative files for fixed assets and manages surplus equipment process.  Conducts inventories and assists departments with location and management of assets.  Reconciles fixed assets monthly and maintains reports associated with receipt and disposal.  

Assist with phone coverage for the Financial Operations area.
Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

1041 George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29201

*Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II Supplemental Questionnaire

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(_) SC ETV Website
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