An entry level Accountant performing assigned accounting functions and working under the guidance of management personnel. Understands accounting methods, procedures and terms. Apply and review accounting processes within scope of work. May act as a coordinator of accounting matters as they affect other departments.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
- May supervise technician or administrative support work through direct guidance.
- Receives general supervision from management personnel.
- Reconciles cash receipts, accounts receivables, monthly bank statements, reviews balance sheet activity, and prepares adjusting journal entries as necessary.
- Input financial, inventory or other related information into computer system; prepares reports from computer data.
- Prepares memorandums, letters and reports conveying internal department communication or external client information.
- Tracking and reporting for projects and programs; prepare project/program financial reports; maintain and reconcile project/program cost reports; assist project/program managers with financial information; attend to project/program manager's queries regarding project/program reports/budgets.
- Audit and process payment for various contracts and miscellaneous expenses.
- Monitor and report on the status of state and federal grants; review and audit grant contracts, amendments, and other documents to ensure grant compliance.
- Conducts individual petty cash audits on annual basis, documenting errors and discrepancies and takes additional measures for monitoring use of funds if necessary.
- Audits contracts, purchase orders, vouchers, and invoices for validity and proper recording in the general ledger and sub ledgers.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Generally accepted accounting principles and procedures.
- Automated financial management systems.
- Modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment.
- Prepare a variety of routing financial statements, reports and analyses.
- Learn to apply accounting principles to the maintenance of financial and accounting transactions and audit of financial records.
- Learn and apply Federal, State and local laws and regulations to accounting, budgeting, and audition work.
- Examine and verify routine financial documents and reports.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting
- 0-2 years relevant experience