R-3519 Senior Accountant Revised & Re-Advertised

 Revised and Re-Advertised

R-3519 Reference # 2175700

Posting Date: May 16, 2017

AIDB is sensitive to the needs of individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing and for qualified applicants and employees will make reasonable accommodations.


                        Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

REPORTS TO:  Director of Finance and Accounting


  • Bachelor’s 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.

      SALARY:      $45,559 – $60,776    Scale PI Rank 52     (260 work days)

                              Direct deposit is required

This is an exempt position, and is not subject to overtime and/or compensatory time provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open until Filled          

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