We are seeking a Staff Accountant II who performs routine accounting activities requiring knowledge of systems, independent judgment and an ability to respond accordingly. This role prepares, maintains, reviews, and analyzes bank reconciliation activity on various domestic accounts for current and past data. Assists with the annual external audit relating to cash reconciliations. The Accountant tracks items in the bank statements and confirms all of them; for items that do not reconcile with the bank statements, resolution efforts are performed. This position assists the Sr. Accountant with policies and procedures relating to bank reconciliations and reporting in the General Accounting department as well as generates routine and ad hoc reports and conceptualizes projects and follows through. This individual will possess strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation reports regarding all cash deposits to the bank(s)
Reconcile general ledger accounts to sub-ledgers and resolve moderately complex discrepancies
Perform daily accounting functions including reviewing bank GL account to ensure proper posting in SAP
Prepare reconciliations of various SAP cash accounts
Provide excellent customer service to divisions, departments and faculty and provide information to JHU personnel in a prompt, accurate and cordial fashion
Work with the manager and bank reconciliation team on developing and implementing strategies to streamline bank reconciliation processes
Execute various reports using the SAP Analysis reporting tool from the various reporting modules; such as Special Ledger, Funds Management, Controlling, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Grants Management
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or Related field required
Two years of progressively responsible related work experience required
If Bachelor's Degree is in unrelated field, two years of progressively responsible experience is required
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*
Proficiency in advanced Excel functions, Word, PowerPoint and various other applications
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Accountant II Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: JH at Keswick Department name: Cash Accounting Personnel area: University Administration
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