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Accounting Associate

Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 62500.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


The Accounting Associate is a level-one accounting role designed to introduce team members to the non-profit and charter school accounting field. Depending on training, experience and knowledge level, the areas of responsibility include recording financial transactions, cash maintenance, participating in month-end close and providing accounts payable support as needed. This position reports to an Accounting Manager and provides on going career growth opportunities with experiential training and development.




Cash Maintenance

·         Prepare weekly bank reconciliations and cash position reports

·         Record cash receipts in the general ledger

·         Assist with journal entries and review of other monthly transactions as needed


Month-End Closing

·         Follow-up with clients on back up requests

·         Follow-up with appropriate entities on outstanding revenues

·         Perform month-end close procedures and print financial statements

·         Enter and post journal entries ,including accruals as assigned by Staff/Senior Accountant

·         Review and code credit/debit card transactions

·         Prepare various schedules for balance sheet support including amortization and fixed asset schedules


Other Duties

·         Assist the Staff Accountant in completing grant compliance reports and budget-to-actual variance

·         Assist in the resolution of inquiries from clients, governmental agencies and auditors

·         Assist in special projects and year-end audit schedule preparation

·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager

·         Serve as a back-up to review AP entries when invoices volume increases



Required Qualifications :


Generally, any combination of education that would provide the required knowledge and skills for successful performance would qualify. A typical method of demonstrating these requirements would be:


EDUCATIONBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.


LICENSE: A CPA license or CPA-eligibility is a plus.





·         Purposes, methods ,and practices of financial and accounting record keeping

·         Intermediate Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, Outlook)skills, advanced Excel skills are a plus

·         Proper and effective use of English grammar and communication skills (oral and written)


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