Accountant

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Our bookkeeper is responsible for various bookkeeping functions of the department, including but not limited to bank reconciliations, invoicing, data entry, weekly deposits, and general ledger reconciliations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Reconciles all company bank accounts: payroll, general, and advance

  • Researches outstanding checks

  • Maintains signature cards on all bank accounts; notifies bank when employees terminate

  • Prepares weekly miscellaneous deposits and posts to accounting software

  • Transfers billing into accounting software daily

  • Prepares invoices, posts cash receipts, sends out monthly statements, answers phone, and assists customers as necessary

  • Enters payroll checks into accounting software after each payroll

  • Reconciles general ledger for each of the following accounts and researches any discrepancies (monthly): 401k, 125 Cafeteria Plan, Employee Advances, Cobra

  • Prepares banking report (semi-annually)

  • Performs any other duties delegated by management

  • Adheres to company policies and guidelines

EXPERIENCE:
    A minimum of two (2) years of bookkeeping experience is required.
   
EDUCATION:

  • A high school education is required. 

  • Some accounting courses preferred, such as budget analysis, payroll taxation, and general finance.

 

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, INSURANCE:
      No certifications, licenses, or insurance are required.
   
KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of accounting terminology, procedures, and processes is necessary.

  • Understanding of basic accounting is required, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.

  • Strong base in arithmetic and algebra; familiar with statistics

    
SKILLS:

  • Adaptable: displays the capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements

  • Attentive to details

  • Business fundamentals: recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of company information, as well as that of customers and co-workers, and comply with intellectual property laws

  • Critical thinking: uses logical thought processes to analyze and draw conclusions

  • Customer focused: be pleasant, courteous, and professional when dealing with internal and external customers or clients

  • Dependable and reliable: displays responsible behaviors at work

  • Initiative: demonstrates a willingness to work and seek out new work challenges

  • Integrity: treats others with honesty, fairness and respect

  • Mathematics: uses mathematics to solve problems

  • Multi-lingual skills preferred

  • Planning and organizing: plans and prioritizes work to manage time effectively and accomplish assigned tasks

  • Professional: maintains a professional demeanor at work

  • Respectful: works effectively with those who have diverse backgrounds

  • Team player: demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others

  • Technology: uses information technology and related applications to convey and retrieve information; advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, email programs, accounting software, and internet browsers; strong typing skills

  • Telephone skills, including a pleasant phone voice and etiquette

  • Verbal communication: maintains open lines of communication with others

  • Willingness to ask questions

  • Writing: uses standard English to clearly communicate thoughts, ideas, and information in written form

    
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (including physical requirements)
       This position requires repetitive use of a keyboard, bending, sitting, squatting, and simple grasping.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhausted list of duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job

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