Accountant Job Description Sample
Maintain relationship with business partners and knowledge of the related product billing methodology and system. Manage the invoicing process, collect on accounts receivable and complete all related accounting and financial reporting.
Prepares and posts journal entries dealing with more complex accounting functions. Approves journal entries prepared by others. Reviews, analyzes, and resolves more moderately complex issues in accounting transactions. Revises complex spreadsheets and updates financial reports. Follows specific and detailed accounting procedures.
Owns and/or reconciles balance sheet accounts and reports on the status in the balance sheet database. Researches and clears outstanding reconciling transactions. Research may need to be done using various sources such as system reports or data generated from outside the department. May provide oversight to reconciliation of general ledger balance sheet accounts.
Works with business partner to set up rates and calculation methodology and generate invoices to internal and external parties. Manage relationship with business partners to ensure timely collection and payment application.
Provides functional advice and training to business partners and less-experienced accountants. Participates as a subject matter expert on business projects. Provides metrics to drive business changes and objectives. Usually specializes in accounting for a particular line of business such as insurance, financial planning, mutual funds, banking, etc.
Improves processes to ensure that integrity, control and optimal efficiency are established while minimizing financial risks. Develops and implements process improvement initiatives that support the department goals and service levels.
Performs accounting processes for a variety of transactions in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), internal and external policies, procedures and authorizations.
Prepares aging schedules, calculates bad debt and reserve balances and provides analysis.
Associate's degree or equivalent
3+ years accounting experience specific in the area of general ledger accounting and reconciliation.
Strong technical ability using the general ledger, Excel spreadsheets, Access databases and word processing applications.
Strong understanding of the end-to-end process flows, systems, controls and impacts across products and business lines they support.
Ability to apply root cause analysis to obtain origination of critical operational and financial problems and proactively apply action steps to resolve issues.
Strong understanding of systems, controls, accounting knowledge, financials, and business processes.
About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals — we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Energy Finance Division. We are looking for an Accountant to work in our Finance group supporting the Propane & Refined Fuels Departments. You need to be detail oriented, dependable, a team player, a self-starter, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Compile accurate monthly financial statements for the operations management team.
Compile monthly management reports using Insight, JDE 9.0 and other tools.
Review and identify cost variances in the costing system.
Process monthly journal entries and multiple balance sheet reconciliations.
Review and analyze the balance sheet, income statement and operating expenses for any variances.
Reconcile sales and general ledger to patronage.
Work with internal and external auditors in assisting them on SOX controls.
Review balance sheet support so that it is in conformity to SOX and CHS policies. Verify every balance sheet account is stated properly.
Participate in continuous improvement activities and SOP documentation projects.
Bachelor's degree in accounting
3-5 years of experience working with financial statement preparation and GL systems
Experience working with daily deadlines, month-end, quarter end, and year end reports
Knowledgeable in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Proficient in MS Word and Excel
- Experience interacting with accounts payable and receivable
- JD Edwards accounting software
- SAP ECC or S4/HANA ERP software
Job Location: Tampa, FL
Salary: Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: not required
The primary focus includes directing and controlling the overall accounting function, to include all aspects of accounting management, analysis, reporting, payroll processing, and government regulatory compliance function.
- Interact with senior management, consultants, internal/external auditors and clients.
- Responsible for detailed general ledger analysis and reconciliations
- Responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and month end closing and as directed by CFO
- Ensures all accounting records, policies and practices are compliant with federal, state and local government laws and regulations, as well as various regulatory agencies.
- Reports results to CEO, and CFO to ensure timely and effective decision-making.
- Establishes effective internal controls to protect Company assets and receipts and ensures compliance to above-stated policies and practices.
- Oversees disbursement activities, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, employee expense reports, payroll processing and total corporate payroll tax compliance.
- Oversees accounts receivable activities to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc., funding service management which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports; and check statistic management.
- Establishes and maintains systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the Company’s value
- Must have Bachelor’s degree in accounting
- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience required; proficiency with general ledger, job costing, cost accounting and GAAP compliance a must
- Must have working knowledge of Unanet accounting software.
- Must be proficient in standard office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
- Strong problem solving aptitude required; must be able to analyze client needs and leverage accounting systems effectively to create value to customers
- Strong verbal and written communications skills required; must effectively communicate the scope of work and technical findings or recommendations to a non-technical audience; ability to produce readable, concise and accurate written documentation required.
- Must be able to isolate issues and define problems clearly and articulate solutions in a clear, concise, and consultative manner
- Demonstrated success and experience collaborating with accounting/finance, IT, as well as operational support teams.
- Working/functional knowledge of accounting concepts, finance-level applications, and internal controls.
- The following qualifications are expected in order for employee to be successful:
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion
- Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process.
- Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing/evolving environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Propensity and willingness to learn new technologies.
- Self-starter, able to work in a fast paced environment and comply with tight deadlines.
- Attention to detail and an organized approach to performing work.
- Team player with strong partnering skills and able to work in diverse groups and teams.
Nature of Work
Performs professional and technical accounting work to examine, analyze, maintain, reconcile, and verify financial records. Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Work is performed in a standard office environment. Light physical demands; mostly desk work. Frequent to constant use of a personal computer.
Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.
FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
Full-Time; Regular; Exempt
This recruitment process may be used to fill vacancies in various City of Las Cruces departments.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews, approves and posts documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and makes correcting entries; examines supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations; reconciles revenue and expenditures with records to ensure integrity of data.
Performs other technical accounting activities including general ledger, accounts payable, revenue, accounts receivable, grants/special fund accounting, capital assets, and payroll; reconciles transactions and financial activities according to policies and procedures; reviews, investigates, and researches financial and accounting records and documents to recommend solutions to issues and correct errors as required.
Reconciles complex transactions, grant funds and financial activities to the general ledger; assures fund integrity and resolves issues as needed and according to established processes; monitors accounting documents for accuracy and completeness, and prepares journal entries to comply with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
Analyzes, interprets, and collects financial and administrative information and data for reports; updates and maintains data in various formats, mediums, and systems; prepares and distributes various special and recurring reports, forms, schedules, billings, and payments to ensure consistent, accurate, and timely processing.
Establishes and maintains funds, departments, budget units, and project and object codes in Chart of Accounts; researches regulations and compliance issues and coordinates the development of new chart of accounts; locates and reviews inactive funds and follows up with departments on status to meet established deadlines, goals, and objectives.
Provides technical information to City staff as authorized; responds to requests for information within the scope of authority; may assist with preparation of annual financial report and work with auditors as required to provide appropriate levels of service and support.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field PLUS one (1) year of professional-level accounting experience is required. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Public sector fund accounting experience may be preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of: federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and rules related to municipal accounting, finance, fiscal controls, and governmental financial reporting; generally accepted accounting and auditing principles related to public sector financial administration; grant and special fund accounting procedures; records and file management, and record keeping principles and practices; effective customer service, communication, and problem resolution techniques and methods; business mathematics; appropriate business English, spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading and editing; modern office equipment, business and personal computers, business office software applications, and report generation; City organization, operations, policies and procedures to effectively perform the required functions and duties of the position.
Ability to: perform a variety of duties and responsibilities timely and with accuracy to meet time-sensitive deadlines and ensure achievement of goals and objectives; read, understand, interpret, and ensure compliance with a variety of policies, procedures, rules, and regulations governing related activities, programs, and functions; make mathematical calculations and verify calculations submitted for compliance and accuracy; communicate effectively orally and in writing; research, analyze, interpret, and compile applicable information and maintain accurate records; prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations; review documents and extract relevant information; maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and data; establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public; assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands; use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to successfully meet established goals and objectives.
Skills in: reviewing, updating, and verifying financial information systems and mathematical calculations; maintaining accurate accounting records, identifying errors, and reconciling accounts; understanding and applying accounting standards and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations; analyzing and interpreting financial documents and preparing financial reports; analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives, and making logical recommendations based on findings; reading and interpreting rules and regulations; operating a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; preparing and presenting accurate, timely, and reliable information and reports containing finding and/or recommendations in a clear and concise manner.
Ceterus exists to empower small business entrepreneurs. Our focus on driving small business success pairs a rich understanding of accounting and financial analysis with an emphasis on development of user-friendly, sophisticated technology.
Our core values and the diverse makeup of our world class team drive our organization forward.
At Ceterus we are combining the very best in accounting automation technology with excellent accounting talent to deliver timely, accurate financial insights to our customers. The ideal candidate individual will join a team tasked with working with customers, ensuring their financial statements are accurate and on-time. The ideal candidate will be working with our accounting automation technology everyday, helping to build the most accurate and efficient solution for each customer.
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must
- The ideal candidate will focus on reviewing customer financial statements to ensure accuracy.
- Own, manage, and foster positive customer relationships; as well as take full responsibility for activities associated with said customers
- Manage a significant load of customers within a defined brand or industry
- Proactive communication with customers, written and oral, ensuring all customer needs are met in a timely manner
- Work with team members to automate pieces of the month-end close process (e.g. Variance Analysis) to ultimately speed up or eliminate the month-end close process as we know it today.
- Work with team members to improve efficiencies in all areas of the customer relationship, including working with new and existing systems
- Advanced knowledge of Accounting Systems (e.g. QuickBooks, SAP, etc)
- Possess 2+ years of experience in Public Accounting or Corporate Accounting or equivalent
- Structured, organized and focused on process efficiencies
- Relentless pursuit of accuracy and quality
- Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
- Professional, driven, and results oriented
How We Take Care of Our People
Without our team members, our mission would simply be an idea. We recognize and value this contribution, and believe in showing our appreciation to our growing Charleston team.
Top-Notch Medical Benefits:
Including industry-leading medical, dental, and vision plans -- and many more benefits that allow our team members to prosper.
Employee Stock Options:
Do you work better with a little skin in the game? Us too. To that end, we offer competitive options for our team members.
An Environment that Works:
We believe every way we can empower our team members to succeed allows us to better serve our customers and our mission. Enter our next-generation, casual workspace.
Let’s Get Social:
We believe a close team is a strong team, so bringing our people together to celebrate and socialize is important to us.
At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.
Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
Position responsible for assisting with accounting activities including; general ledger monthly close-out, account analysis and reconciliations, and sub system reconciliations.Job Description
Education: Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent training
Experience / Knowledge /
One (1) to two (2) years of accounting work experience
Strong analytical skills
Effective oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
Prepares journal entries for the general ledger; accurately records transactions.
Reconciles the general ledger with various monthly statements (bank statements, sub-system ledgers) and reports material variances to management.
Prepares and analyzes monthly reports.
Prepares for and assists external auditors.
Prepares and maintains subsidiary ledgers as necessary.
Assist with special projects as needed.
Ensures safe care to patients, staffs and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Performs a variety of accounting functions which may include but are not limited to analysis of data received from departments/offices and outside clients for compliance to GAAP, GASB, Federal, State, and local policies and procedures, preparation of journals, preparation of statements and schedules for the annual audit, monitoring and tracking of all County capital assets, and reconciliation of the General Ledger against the Treasurer's report. Tracks materials used, permits, projects and Federal, State, and Grantor reimbursements. Tracks Accounts Receivable.
Analyzes, prepares and posts all journal entries to General Ledger including the Treasurer's Interface. Analyzes and reviews the general ledger to ensure that accounts are maintained in a consistent manner with GAAP, GASB, Federal, State, and local policies and procedures.
Analyzes and reviews the general ledger to ensure that accounts are maintained in a consistent manner including Accounts Receivable, Due To, and Due From.
Reconciles General Ledger to the Treasurer's report.
Ensures the accuracy of reporting to grantors to maximize funding and reimbursement to the County.
Prepares billing backup for invoicing other agencies; works directly with departments/divisions on accounting issues.
Prepares permits and surcharges, prepares monthly billings, compiles deposits for various divisions and tracks Accounts Receivables.
Assists with the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and other management reports.
Tracks all Capital Assets using the automated County-wide system.
Assists with the annual audit including gathering information from the auditors, Budget administration staff, and departmental staff. Prepares year-end closing entries, statements and schedules for the audit.
Tracks Certificate of Participation (COP) Vendor Payments and coordinates COP approvals.
Prepares year-end entries on fixed assets, infrastructure, COP's WIP, interest, amortization schedules, summary of debt services, COP premium, and bond costs amortizations.
Verifies capital asset data each month. Verifies departmental capital asset inventories on a rotating basis.
Prepares and distributes monthly expenditure reports and/or appropriate notification to all County departments.
Reconciles 941's to the General Ledger as required.
Tracks and distributes Subdivision Releases.
Tracks materials used for projects through the Job Cost System. Analyzes job costs and equipment attachments, ensuring all job cost codes are used correctly.
Compiles inventory for various divisions. Provides the accounting team with year-end reports. Compiles information for the auditors.
Assists auditors with review of financial records in order to establish the financial condition of the County and maintain a high ranking bond standard.
Conducts various research projects requested by County departments or the general public, including CORA requests.
Serves as a backup to the Lead Accountant and other accountants.
Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
Minimum two (2) years directly related accounting experience required.
Minimum one (1) year experience on an automated accounting system required.
Governmental and/or public accounting experience preferred.
Working knowledge of governmental fund accounting.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to reconcile and balance reports.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques in cost/benefit, productivity and economic analyses.
Ability to use a computer and various applications including spreadsheets and accounting software.
Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and practices.
Must have strong communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County staff and the public.
Must possess strong analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality; must be honest and trustworthy.
Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers and calculators.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.
Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle record check.
Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment; some travel may be required.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.elpasoco.com For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.
Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).
EL PASO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports organization's finances to management, and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center has been serving the needs of the greater Lake Norman, Iredell and surrounding counties since 1926. The 123-bed, acute-care hospital offers comprehensive medical services and is located in Mooresville, NC. The medical campus includes 24-hour emergency medicine, a comprehensive center for surgical weight loss, women's services and The Stork Landing Maternity Center, cardiology, oncology, and surgical services, including an orthopedic specialty center and an outpatient surgery center, with designation as an American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS) Center of Excellence.
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center has been honored with The Joint Commission distinction of being named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ™ for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
The benefits of working at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center are long and robust. Our benefit programs of "My Health, My Reward, My Future" include:
Paid time off plans for vacation, holidays and illness
Health insurance coverage for medical, dental, vision and prescription medication
401(k) retirement plan
Life and disability insurance
Flexibility spending accounts
Career growth opportunities
Numerous Associate recognition programs
The Values of "I CARE – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence" are the heartbeat of our organization. These values are evident in how we serve our patients, their families, our co-workers and the community.
Accountant Req I D
Must have/Requires Skills:
3-5 years of corporate and/or public accounting experience. Experienced/familiar with payment reconciliation / eCommerce billing systems. Prior experience with high volume transactional revenue systems and data analysis required. Strong proficiency in Excel (Pivot tables, vlookups)
Nice to have Skills/Experience (not required):
Two round, phone + in-person
Research and resolve exceptions between the credit card processor, accounting system, and bank statements
Manage and organize large amounts of data in order to isolate and solve problems.
Play a key role cross functionally in implementing and maintaining accounting, reconciliations, and systems for payment processing
Ensure the proper accounting treatment for all product and service offerings is documented
Ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, as well as with emerging accounting standards and support statutory requirements as needed
Streamline systems and reporting tools to ensure efficient and accurate recording and proper classification of liabilities and expenses
Manage monthly close efforts, including preparation of monthly liability, payments, and accounts receivable reconciliations
Assist in the quarterly and year-end audit process, actively working with external auditors to ensure that the interpretation of accounting standards is consistent and aligned with GAAP
Manage and organize large amounts of data in order to isolate and solve problems
Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
3-5 years corporate and/or public accounting experience
Prior experience with high volume transactional revenue systems and data analysis required
Strong proficiency with Excel
Experience with balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries
Experience with eCommerce business is a plus
Self-motivated, deadline oriented, fast-learner, who is a dedicated, hands-on standout colleague with excellent problem-solving skills
Execution focused, with the ability to take individual responsibility for delivering quality work in a timely manner
Do you love thinking analytically? Are you eager to use your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges?
Help us find a cure for cancer by using your innovative financial analysis skills in supporting our team of top-caliber physicians, researchers and clinical staff in their groundbreaking research.
You will join a team of passionate individuals working together to bring Massey Cancer Center cutting-edge trials to patients throughout the Commonwealth. VCU Massey Cancer Center is among the top 4 percent of cancer centers in the country and is one of only two in the state designated by the National Cancer Institute to lead and shape America's cancer research efforts.
The cancer center is looking for a Financial Analyst to provide analytical and strategic support to our internal business partners while maintaining compliance with discretionary funds, grants, operating accounts and procurement. As part of the finance team, you'll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health by conducting financial analysis and reporting that will help us in making critical decisions. You and your team will support the cancer center administration by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our research.
You'll also collaborate with experts across the organization to develop more effective budgeting strategies and risk management. Join us, and you'll have a meaningful role in continuing our legacy of excellence and advancement.
? The successful candidate welcomes change, is curious to discover approaches to challenging issues, takes on problem solving with a positive attitude and is self-motivated to complete challenging tasks ? Naturally curious and enjoys the unknown and ambiguity, and proven ability to think independently along with limited instruction ? Excellent analytical skills, with a proven ability to find the key metrics and decision points applicable to an issue/opportunity utilizing imperfect data sets and systems ? Able to translate financial analytics into clear and insightful recommendations for business stakeholders ? Strong sense of team ? Detail oriented and highly organized ? The ability to work to deadlines and on multiple tasks simultaneously ? Strong Excel skills, experience with enterprise software systems and higher education databases preferred ? Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills ? Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU
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