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Accounting Associate

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

Job Description :
 

POSITIONSUMMARY:


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.


 


ESSENTIALJOBFUNCTIONS:


 


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 :
 

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.


 


EXPERIENCE:1-2yearsofrelevantaccountingexperience.


 


KNOWLEDGEOF:


·         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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