Accounting Specialist I – TN Language Center  1900000192 


Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 35
Location:  Nashville, TN. No relocation expenses covered.

The employee will perform financial and administrative duties in areas such as accounting, human resource, and programming. He/she will support the financial administration of the agency. He/she will process accounting and payroll transactions, maintain and monitor the general ledger, and assist with problem solving of financial issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Enter time worked and leave into payroll system for employees in program and administrative areas
• Collect, verify, and maintain new hire paperwork
• Daily preparation of credit card payment spreadsheets
• Maintain the agency purchase card; process payments
• Prepare and process invoices, reimbursements, and contractor payments
• Post transactions to the general ledger
• Pull financial information form the general ledger for analysis
• Follow up on past due invoices by sending them out, calling customers, or sending correspondence
• Assist with recording financial transactions for grants
• Assist with receiving payments and entering them into QuickBooks
• Ensure that deposits are made and recorded in accounting system
• Enter contracts in the contract processing system
• Perform and assist with account reconciliations
• Assists with budget presentation
• Serve as backup to other financial staff
• Maintain financial/administrative files and filing systems; oversee records management
• Maintains manual of how financial and administrative tasks are done
• Schedule, proctor, and submit language proficiency tests (if bilingual)
• Assist in interpretation and translation projects (if bilingual)
• Perform other specialized financial, managerial, and administrative tasks for TLC administration and program areas as assigned


Required: High school diploma or GED
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or in a related field

Required: Four years’ experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting, business, or in a related field
Preferred: UT or general university experience; SAP/IRIS accounting system experience; interpreting and translating a foreign language, if bilingual

Skills & Behaviors:

• Highly organized, detailed oriented
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to deal with diverse populations
• Proficient computing skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
• Possess organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
• Strong decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical abilities
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
• Follow all HIPPA and privacy laws, maintain confidentiality
• Flexible and thorough

Each employee that drives a vehicle for work-related business must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Applicants are encouraged to review all position requirements prior to applying. Salary is based on a combination of professional experience and qualifications.
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by July 19, 2019. Applicants should apply electronically at  Applicants must submit a resume with a minimum of three references. Position is open until filled.


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  Accounting/Finance Clerical 

Primary Location



  Tn Language Center 



Campus/Institute  Institute for Public Service 

Job Posting

  Jul 8, 2019, 8:24:58 PM