Sep 07, 2019

Staff Accountant

  • Teachstone
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
Full-time Education Accounting and Finance

Job Description

This position handles various aspects of accounting for the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining general ledger accounts, preparing/posting general journal entries, contract invoicing, tracking sales commissions, and budget and audit preparation. We are looking for a high-energy individual that is comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment that is deadline oriented.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assists with month end closing processes Assists with preparing preliminary monthly financial statements Monthly contract invoicing and contract utilization reconciliations Creates and maintains contract utilization summaries Maintains and reconciles monthly commissions schedules for sales staff Responsible for monitoring and maintaining contract customer accounts, including but not limited to, customer calls, account adjustments, small balance write-offs, customer reconciliations, and processing credit memos Reconciles and maintains general ledger accounts Maintains depreciation schedules and ensures the proper recording of additions and disposals Assists with budget and annual audit preparation Assists with daily deposits Assist with daily invoicing as necessary Reconciles department invoicing monthly to ensure accuracy Tracks department metrics to be reported to the Accounting Manager Maintains tax compliance and records as assigned Communicates with staff, customers, vendors, etc. regarding accounting issues Completes other assignments and projects as required
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience Demonstrated experience and proficiency in applying accounting principles and concepts. Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Analytical approach to problem solving. Experience using accounting software with demonstrated proficiency at the intermediate-level Intermediate level proficiency using word processing and spreadsheet software Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills and mathematical accuracy Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team setting Displays ability to identify and resolve accounting issues in a timely manner Ability to maintain confidentiality of company financial data Effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Software Experience: Quickbooks Enterprise 17.0

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