Position Title: Accountant

 

Job Summary:

The Accountant will assist with accounts receivable, billing, and accounts payable. The Accountant will assist with payroll functions of the organization, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

 

Reporting Line:

The Accountant will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.

  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, and reconciles accounts.

  • Reconciles customer accounts and manages accounts receivable collections.

  • Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.

  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing and accounting systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.

  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.

  • As appropriate, coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software system; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.

  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Highly proficient with accounting software.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline required.

  • Three to five years of accounting experience required.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.