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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Job ID 
2017-3277
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-IN-Indianapolis
Category 
Finance
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

The Staff Accountant is responsible for all accounting functions for assigned Corps or Unit(s).  May assist with other accounting and finance special projects, as needed.

Responsibilities

-Prepare accounting transactions as required to maintain the general ledger.   Includes journal entries, accounts receivable, payables, billing and monthly reconciliations

-Ensure proper classification, coding and functionalization of transactions

-Review Payable and Receivable transactions and assists in providing accounting clerks with necessary information to perform their duties

-Complete month end and year end close process

-Prepare monthly general ledger account reconciliations, compile and analyze monthly and annual financial statements, cash flows (as required) and other ad hoc reports as needed 

-Assists in monitoring fund(s); unit(s) or Corps cash balance, cash inflows and outflows.  Provides cash

  balance reports to Directors or Officers

-Prepares bank reconciliation and may review reconciliations for other Corps or Unit(s)

-Prepares budgets and enters reviewed, approved budgets into accounting system

-Assist with preparation of 990’s, as needed

-Assist with providing information for grant or foundation application preparation and monitor receipt

 of such to ensure payments and invoicing are in compliance with grant requirements

-Prepare work papers and schedules for internal and external auditors, as needed.  Assist with answering questions and providing additional information to internal and external auditors as required.

 -Provide back up to other staff accountants, as needed

 -Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education: Accounting degree required. Four year degree in accounting preferred


Experience:
-One year experience processing accounts payable receivables and bank reconciliations
-Experience in not for profit a plus.

Skills/Abilities:

-Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
-Must be proficient with PC and Microsoft Office applications.
-Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
-Self-starter with strong organization skills and ability to effectively direct and supervise others
-Excellent written and oral communication