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Title

Accountant 

Category Accounting/Finance  
Position Accountant  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Salary $40,000 - $44,000  
Description

Summary

Applies principles of accounting to meet the operational goals of the Finance department by analyzing relevant financial information to prepare account reconciliations, general ledger entries, maintaining and processing a bi-weekly payroll with related payroll accounting duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs professional accounting work in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  • Prepares monthly and annual journal entries, maintains ledgers, reconciles and analyzes reports, and general ledger entries.
  • Prepares standard and non-standard accounting reports and statements as well various spreadsheets required for financial and managerial reporting purposes.
  • Works with Accounting Supervisor to prepare audit schedules and reports for Worker’s Compensation, 403(b) and financial statement audits.
  • Responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing. This includes assisting supervisors and employees with a web-based time entry system, validating timesheet entries, processing garnishments, recording payroll liabilities including 403(b) transmittal and payroll allocations.
  • Maintains accurate benefit payment and payroll deductions reconciliations. This includes working with Human Resources and Insurance companies to maintain accurate payroll deductions and billings.
  • Implements changes in procedures affecting assigned function and recommends actions which will improve the functioning of the Finance department.
  • Cross trains with Bookkeeper to understand the Accounts Payable system and maintains the accounts payable vendor files.
  • Works with Bookkeeper to maintain consistency in cash handling procedures.

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This position was opened on November 23, 2018 and does not have a closing date. It is considered open until filled; however, application review will begin immediately. Resumes should not be submitted without a completed questionnaire. Please understand that if offered a position, you will, as a final condition of employment, be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and three (3) years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

To perform this position successfully, an individual should have an advanced level of knowledge using financial software platforms (current software is Financial Edge and Ascentis for payroll processing) and Microsoft Office 2016, specifically Excel and Word.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, practices, and methods of accounting, auditing, internal controls and payroll.
  • Working independently from general instructions
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

The above position description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.

 
Open Date 11/21/2018  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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