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General Ledger Accounting

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and maintain the general ledger accounts to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial data.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of cash and other balance sheet accounts, as well as prepare written analysis of budget variances if/when requested.
  • Prepare interim (monthly and quarterly) and annual performance (financial) reports in a format that will assist management in the projection of year-end revenues and expenditures, as well as, make informed and timely decisions.
  • Prepare, review and post journal entries.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and perform general ledger imports for interdepartmental charge-backs, claim on cash, due to/due from accounts and fringe benefits.
  • Perform various general ledger accounting functions as assigned.
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors during year-end.
  • Participate in and take the initiative to increase the use of information technology to improve the overall productivity and quality of output in the department.

    Cash Flow:

  • General Ledger Accounting monitors and facilitates the flow of funds through all the University depository accounts
  • This office is also responsible to maximize all invested funds while at the same time providing adequate liquidity to sufficiently meet the University's monetary commitments.


  • Monitor and reconcile the University's Endowments.
  • All endowment funds are invested through managers.
  • Fund managers are monitored continuously to ensure that funds are invested according to University guidelines, adequate liquidity is maintained, and total return is maximized.
  • Reconcile investment/endowment accounts.
  • Monitor and reconcile bond trustee accounts.


    Felecia Burns                Assistant Controller                      870-575-8134

    Wuanita Trotter              Accountant I                               870-575-8281

    Cheryl Waddell              Accountant I                             870-575-8267

    Beverly Williams            Fiscal Support Analyst                 870-575-8268