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Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
  • Position Number: 3292643
  • Location: Talladega, AL
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

R-9324 SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Special Projects

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind

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R- 9324 Reference #328249051 Posting Date: July 28, 2022
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


Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world's most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are deaf, blind, deafblind and multidisabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 36,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.

Our services literally span a lifetime including five campuses in Talladega, ten regional centers located in Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Talladega, Tuscaloosa ,Tuscumbia, Opelika and Decatur with programs that range from early and senior intervention, traditional and nontraditional education services in residential and outreach settings and a manufacturing facility that is the state's largest employer of adults who are blind and deaf

  • Bachelors Degree with a concentration 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
  • Team player attitude and willingness to help where needed
  • A sign language proficiency level of SURVIVAL according to the AIDB evaluation system must be obtained within the first thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check at an agency designated and paid by AIDB


The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • 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
  • Provide management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts
  • Analyze information and options by developing spreadsheet reports and verifying information
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • 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: $49,537.00 - $66,083.00 Scale P1 Rank 52 (260 workdays)

Direct deposit is required

BENEFITS: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Available

Alabama State TRS Retirement

Deferred Compensation Options Available

Paid Time Off

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


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