Position Purpose Under the direction of the Controller, this position will maintain the organization's fixed asset process, federal grant and third-party contracts, credit card usage, and the timely reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts. It also supports and serves as the backup for payroll. In addition, it will assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures, and be responsible for the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly processing tasks as assigned.
Essential Duties Summary
Track, maintain, and reconcile all general ledger accounts related to accounts receivable, prepaids, unallocated expenses, and accrued liabilities. This will include updating all subsidiary schedules and working closely with other departments related to these accounts to ensure financial accuracy.
Maintain all aspects of the fixed asset process including the FAS subsidiary system, tracking of assets, tracking of disposals, depreciation expense calculation and posting, general ledger reconciliation of both the fixed assets and accumulated depreciation, and monthly fixed asset/accumulated depreciation roll forward.
Process federal grant and third-party revenue invoices in accordance with the contractual obligation including proper recording of revenue and expense, preparation and entering of journal entries as needed, and preparing reconciliations on a monthly basis.
Support and serve as back up for the Payroll Process. This will include working closely with the Payroll Administrator on the weekly review of entries to ensure proper recording of labor hours, rates, and benefits to the organizations payroll tracking system, as well as ensuring proper calculations and uploading of retirement benefits.
Assist with preparation of annual tax forms, audit support schedules, and financial surveys as needed.
Required Qualifications Experience
Strong background in computer-based processes
1-3 years of general ledger reconciliation or accounting experience
Bachelors degree in accounting or business-related program required
Skills & Knowledge
Strong time management skills
Ability to adapt to constant changes in priorities and tasks
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