Job Description The Staff Accountant works under the direction of the Accounting Manager and Senior accountants responsible for each entity by utilizing full-cycle accounting (with the exception of accounts payable).
The Staff Accountant will assist Senior Accountants in managing the transactions of the entity by applying GAAP to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
Prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts and ensure that general ledger accounts are reconciled with resolution to reconciling items
Reconcile general ledgers, post journal entries, and assist with the preparation of financial statements
Assists with month end accruals, fixed-assets, revenue recognition & variance analysis
Reconcile weekly deposits by site to bank statements and research and reconcile all discrepancies
Remote deposit of checks to the bank
Assist in preparation of schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data
Assist with documentation of key accounting procedures for all routine processes
Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA certification or CPA track preferred
2+ years of progressive accounting experience
Recent Great Plains experience
Strong computer skills. Advanced Excel, Word and Outlook proficiency, Internet & email communications
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy