General Ledger Bookkeeper Job Description Sample
General Ledger Purchasing Specialist
Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County is committed to eliminating the causes of poverty by empowering low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through a wide array of community-based collaborations and programs.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Plan
CAPSLO offers benefits through a group medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life and AD&D insurance program. CAPSLO pays the full amount (100%) of the premiums to cover full-time (regular, seasonal, and limited term) employees.
Eligible employees may elect, at their own cost, to have medical, dental and vision insurance coverage for their dependents. Additionally, CAPSLO offers a Long Term Disability ("LTD") insurance program.
Retirement Savings Plan
CAPSLO offers eligible employees the opportunity to contribute a portion of their earnings to a Section 403(b) Retirement Plan. Full-time employees are 100% vested upon enrollment into the plan. CAPSLO matches 60% of every dollar contributed up to an annual maximum of 15% of your annual salary (not to exceed IRS limits).
Twelve paid holidays* and one paid Personal Holiday during the course of each calendar year.
CAPSLO awards 80-160 hours of vacation annually with a maximum accrual of 320 hours, depending on years of service. Paid Sick time is accrued at 8 hours per month with a maximum accrual of 280 hours.
CAPSLO offers additional benefits including employee assistance program (EAP), reduced rates for pet insurance, reduced rates for cellular phone service, reduced rates for car rentals, workers' compensation insurance, and additional time off for positions classified as exempt.
Under the direction of the GL/Purchasing Supervisor, the GL/Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for the support of the General Ledger, banking and purchasing functions on an agency wide basis in accordance with CAPSLO policies and procedures and in accordance with State and Federal OMB guidelines.
Responsibilities & Duties:
1.Supports the GL/Purchasing Supervisor in making agency wide supply and equipment purchases:
a) Processes requisitions as requested by various programs throughout the agency, with appropriate budgetary approval.
b) Where applicable, issues and distributes Purchase Orders to appropriate requesting parties
c) Through training and review, maintains current knowledge of OMB and State regulations regarding procurement processes.
d) Insures system of internal controls is adhered to throughout all phases of the purchasing cycle as called for in the Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual.
2.In accordance with agency policy, reviews requests for new vendors by working with staff to understand needs. Special effort is given to working with local or minority-owned business. New vendors are checked for debarment on the Federal web-site (SAM).
3.Assists in maintaining an appropriate level of janitorial, office and copier supplies for use at the main administrative office. Reconciles vendor statements for these specific vendors to the accounts payable detail and submits vouchers for payment.
4.Assists with daily distribution (or as needed) of copy paper throughout the office; includes filling of machines and delivery of paper to individual programs. Also supports copier contract renewals and maintenance calls when needed.
5.Responsible for maintaining good relations with employees and vendors.
6.Helps in working with accounts payable to maintain credit standing and assists in applications for credit.
7.Maintains inventory control on company credit cards (Office depot, Home depot, Vons etc.) used by the different programs.
8.Maintains inventory control on gift cards donated to CAPSLO Programs.
9.Data Entry into the General Ledger accounting system (GL), entry of Journal Entries and Cash receipts.
10. Update Daily Bank Balances schedule and reconcile online banking records.
11. Help prepare and make timely daily deposits.
12. Ensures system of internal controls is adhered to throughout all phases of cash receipts in GL cycle, as called for in the Accounting of Policies and Procedures Manual.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Educational & Experience
1.AA degree required (BA preferred) in related field
2.2 - 5 years purchasing/General Ledger experience or equivalent experience in accounting and finance with an understanding of purchasing procedures.
3.Experience in Excel and Word, 10 key by touch. Speed and accuracy are required.
4.Must be able to operate a variety of office machines, including a computer, calculator, printer and copier.
1.Employee's actions in the performance of this position will respect the principles of the agency as described in CAPSLO's mission, vision and core values statement. (employee may access a description of these in the Human Resources manual)
2.Must be flexible and assume tasks and accounting tasks as delegated by Supervisor as they are assigned.
3.Must have the ability to work independently on special projects related to the finance department, which may also require spreadsheet skills.
4.Establish and maintain vendor contacts to both within and outside the community to develop relationships, assure prompt resolution of errors, receipt or payments, status of order, cost increases, and any other related matters.
5.Ability to work quickly and accurately in preparing and entering data into the agency's accounting system.
6.Must be detail oriented and work successfully within strict timelines.
7.Must have the ability to effectively communicate using written and oral communication skills will be required, including excellent spelling and grammar.
8.Ability to maintain confidentiality.
9.Must act in a courteous and respectful manner in interfacing with staff and public.
10. Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or socio-economic level.
11. Must use reasonable precautions in the performance of one's duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times maximum safety to one's self, fellow employees, clients and children.
12. Must complete all background requirements: live scan, education verification, acknowledgement of child abuse reporting responsibility, criminal record statement, etc. Employment is contingent upon receiving a clearance from appropriate authorities.
13. Must understand, uphold, and continue working toward accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and performance measures of the agency.
Physical and Environmental Requirements
Position requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, twisting and bending. Applicant is required to be able to lift 55 pounds.
Simple grasping and hand manipulation required, as well as reaching above and below shoulder level. Requires working indoors in temperature-controlled environment with some exposure to copier and printer chemicals/fumes.
For questions regarding the application process or open positions, contact the Recruiting
Department at 805-544-4355.
EOE/ V/ ADA/ Drug Free Workplace/ Asset Infused Organization
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
CAPSLO Mission, Vision and Core Values
Pay Type Hourly
Employment Indicator Regular Full Time
Min Hiring Rate $15.00
Max Hiring Rate $21.00
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
General Ledger Accountant
A Grossberg Company LLP client based in Silver Spring, Maryland is seeking a General Ledger Accountant. This client is in the healthcare industry. Known for their integrity and professionalism, they dedicate themselves to delivering quality care to their clients. They deliver service to their clients through their team of experienced, trained and capable managers, and their knowledgeable, capable and dedicated support staff. This client is a smallish office with a casual, friendly atmosphere.
- Maintain all general ledgers and other financial records
- Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate the monthly closing for all entities
- Assist with payroll to include payroll tax filings
- Assist with monthly corporate cash receipts
- Maintain monthly journal entries
- Perform account reconciliations
- Maintains financial security by following internal controls and GAAP compliance
- Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
- Aid CPA firm for internal and external audits to ensure compliance
- BS/BA degree in Accounting
- Must have a minimum of 4 years of progressive accounting experience
- Experience with Quickbooks Enterprise, Great Plains and Oracle a plus
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent organization skills and time management ability
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and listening skills
- Experience in property management practices and accounting, a plus
This client offers a competitive compensation package including salary, bonus potential, training and opportunities for advancement; medical, dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, retirement program, paid holidays and vacation.
Staff Accountant, General Ledger
At Carvana, we sell cars, but we're not salespeople. Since 2013, we've been making it our mission to change the way people buy cars. We saw a huge problem with how much it can suck to buy a car the traditional way, so we committed ourselves to tackling one of the largest, yet-to-be-disrupted markets in the world – the $1T per year U.S. car market (yes, that's $Trillion with a "T").
With the ability to search thousands of vehicles from our expansive inventory, to high-resolution 360° photographs of our vehicles' interior and exterior, to real-time financing and the ability to complete contracts without visiting the back room of a dealership, we provide a seamless, online car buying experience for consumers that can be completed from their desktop or mobile device. All our vehicles are inspected and reconditioned based on our 150-point certification checklist and come with a 7-day return policy. We also operate our own logistics network to deliver cars to customers as soon as the next day, as well as offer customer pick-up at our state-of-the-art Car Vending Machine locations (yes, you read that right). By putting customer satisfaction at the core of our business, we've built a no-pressure, no-haggle online car buying experience that save our customers time and money.
For more information on Carvana, take a look at our company introduction video.
WORKING AT CARVANA YOU WILL NOTICE THAT...
You'll need to be a great communicator, a brand ambassador, and possess the know how to get the job done. We expect bright people, willing to roll up their sleeves, take on new assignments, and juggle many things at once.
In return for your hard work, you'll have an opportunity to work at one of the fastest growing and creative technology companies around, as well as help us promote a life-changing product and develop a world-class team every day.
In our down time we have ping pong and corn hole (or "bags," depending on where you're from) tournaments. However, the pace is pretty quick around here, so you'll need to be prepared to keep up.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR….
We're looking for a high-energy Staff Accountant to join a rapidly growing organization. Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant is responsible for understanding highly specialized accounting concepts, ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and working with other staff and senior accountants in a team-based environment. This position will support the general ledger, ensuring it is accurate on both the GL and location dimensions. This will be a position with full visibility into the business model and interaction/collaboration with other business units in the company. Most importantly, you will see your insights have an immediate, tangible impact every day in a well-funded and rapidly growing company.
SPECIFICALLY, YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Reviewing and Adjusting Monthly Financial Statements based on operational information derived from multiple data sources
Ad-hoc management reporting and taking on special projects as needed
Analyzing profitability trends to identify potential misstatements in the Financial Statements
Reconciling Balance Sheet and P&L Accounts, and maintaining supporting subledgers.
Researching complex accounting issues
Working directly/indirectly with external auditors to ensure a smooth and timely audit process
THE QUALIFYING CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in related field
2 - 4 years experience (public a plus, but not required)
Thorough understanding of complex Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Ability to collaborate among multiple business units
Strong business acumen and a thorough understanding of Finance and Economics
Advanced Excel skills, Oracle and/or SQL exp a plus
Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to and thrive in a rapidly growing start-up atmosphere where roles continually adapt as the company evolves
THESE SKILLS ARE A PLUS:
SQL or Oracle
CPA or CPA candidate
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN RETURN:
Full-Time Salary Position
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
401K with company match
Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization
Company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career development
Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check. Carvana is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
- This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Staff Accountant- General Ledger
Job Title: Staff Accountant – General Ledger
Sector: Fiscal Affairs
JOB SUMMARY: Immediate Supervisor: Senior Staff Accountant.
The Staff Accountant /General ledger is responsible for performing professional accounting work including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of financial records, and related duties as required. Additionally, responsible for the fixed assets to ensure accounting records are organized and fully posted to the general ledger.
Prepare Account Payables reconciliation
Post Payroll journal entries and reconciliation
Assist with bank reconciliations
Prepare reconciliations for payroll liabilities accounts
Preparation of end-of-month journal entries for balance sheet accounts and other journal entries as required during the month.
Maintain the fixed assets process and post accumulated monthly depreciation entries.
Assist in the preparation of work papers for annual financial statement audit.
Various other general duties such as filing, copying, scanning, etc.
Perform duties in the accounting department as assigned
Prepare general ledger reports
Prepare bank/cash reports
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience.
Higher Education work experience
Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
Knowledge and experience with Excel and Word.
Effective interpersonal and proofreading skills.
Modern technology savvy and willingness to work with new software.
Strong organizational skills.
Must have the ability to work well under pressure, have a professional demeanor, be self-motivated and flexible.
General Ledger Accountant
This role will be part of the general ledger accounting team under a shared services model. The group has responsibility for handling all G/L work for entities in the US and internationally.
In addition this position will:
This role will assist in ensuring that company financial statements, Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Trial Balances, are prepared accurately and to schedule in support of business line reporting and in accordance with local GAAP. This includes both domestic and foreign entities in different functional currencies.
Post journal entries to our internal systems and Oracle.
Assure proper documentation is present for all transactions and provide for retention of backup for review by internal/external auditors as requested.
Conduct research and studies involving financial analysis.
Develop new tools to improve processes Perform cost and financial analysis for company operating units.
This role will be responsible for supporting entities in the US and internationally as we continue to grow as an organization both through acquisitions and organic growth.
Some of the specific duties required are as follows:
Performing account rec
General Ledger Accountant
Posting Number NA00722
Position Title General Ledger Accountant Employment Status Full Time Position Status Regular If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant) Position Type Staff Position Overview
Provide information as requested to various internal and external parties to support annual audits, reviews, and surveys including the annual financial audit, A-133, NCAA, retirement plan, worker's compensation, and other smaller audits. Research and resolve accounting inquiries received from internal business directors and managers. Reconcile certain general ledger accounts monthly. Prepare accrual and correcting journal entries monthly or as needed. Develop and prepare analysis tools and management reporting to improve efficiency and maintain compliance with policies and regulations. Direct student employees. Assume a role in special projects requiring payroll, accounting, and financial information support. Must have general understanding of internal audit functions and all University Business Policies and Procedures applicable to this position. Must have thorough knowledge of Oracle MFS, especially General Ledger and Payroll. Must have thorough knowledge of Federal, State, and FICA tax regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.Assemble documents and prepare schedules for various audits throughout the year including grants (OMB), financial, 403(b), and NCAA.
2.Serve as primary point of contact for 403(b) retirement plan audit.
3.Responds to employee and supervisor inquiries, resolving issues related to immediate job responsibilities. Communicates other issues to management.
4.Record month-end, quarterly-end, and year-end closing entries for various accounts; prepare related account reconciliations.
5.Manage comptroller office account receivables and billings.
6.Research and respond to internal inquiries regarding accounting transactions. Review salary authorizations for account number changes and calculate the correct costing allocation percentages for the applicable payroll period(s). Prepare manual journal entries for payroll costing corrections/changes as needed. Serve as backup for all payroll associates for performance of payroll controls.
7.Perform all tasks associated with submitting escheated payroll-related and other (e.g. A/P, Marquette Cash) property to various states. Prepare all correspondence, research outstanding checks, transmit data and remit funds to respective states in accordance with each state's rules and deadlines.
8.Updates positive pay data for bank; issues stop payments as needed.
9.Analyzing financial systems, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness.
10. Maintains confidentiality of employee information.
11. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
1-3 years of relevant experience.
Accuracy, time management, organization and communication skills are essential.
Must demonstrate good judgment, initiative, tact, diplomacy, and an ability to work as part of a team with limited supervision.
Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work in front of a computer for long periods of time
Must be able to lift documents/work materials up to 30 pounds in weight.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
CPA is preferred
Audit experience and system implementation is a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, as well as Oracle General Ledger, and Oracle Payroll preferred.
Department Comptroller Posting Date 07/09/2019 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting?
How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Please indicate your salary range
40,000 - 50,000
50,000 - 60,000
60,000 - 70,000
70,000 - 80,000
Do you have a CPA license?
General Ledger Specialist
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Student loan fund: Oversee processing of all incoming loan payments. Process new loans. Balance checking account. Journalize new loans, payment and adjusting entries. Reconcile all loan accounts. Calculate faculty educational loan forgiveness. Process collection agency payments on delinquent loan accounts.
Business Office: Reconcile various business office GL accounts. Prepare 1099's (Millennium Club, educational loan forgiveness and retirees). Calculate retiree housing, utilities, health insurance and board amounts for 1099's.
LLC's and 501c3 organizations: Maintain the general ledgers and prepare monthly financial statements. Reconcile checking and investment accounts. Pay invoices and send out monthly annuity payments as appropriate. Prepare 1099-R and 1096 tax forms for annuity recipients as appropriate. Assist auditors and tax preparers. Prepare other reports as requested.
Facilities work Order System (School Dude) accounting and distribution of expenses.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures
Knowledge of reconciliation procedures
Productive computer skills
10 key accuracy
Good people skills
Effective in oral and written business communication
General Ledger Accountant
Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position.
Responsible for the reconciliation of several general ledger accounts to be determined by the Manager of Financial Reporting
Be the primary person responsible for the keying of manual and recurring journal entries, as well as upload processing for Dollar Tree, Dollar Tree Canada and Family Dollar
Responsible for maintaining monthly balance sheet reconciliation documentation (preparing, scanning and indexing through Content Manager)
Responsible for maintaining journal entry(including retail stock ledger entries) documentation (preparing, scanning and indexing through Content Manager)
Responsible for preparation and maintenance of deferred charges documentation
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Primary responsibilities listed in order of importance
Prepare monthly account reconciliations for various general ledger accounts and provide analysis as to the change in the account balances
Keying of journal entries (manual and recurring) as well as upload processing
Prepare posted journal entries and retail stock ledger entries for scanning and indexing into Content Manager
Prepare all balance sheet reconciliations for scanning and indexing into Content Manager
Provide support for the Manager of Financial Reporting, Assistant Controller-Reporting, Internal Controls Manager, Financial Reporting Analyst and the Principal Accounting Officer as requested
- Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other Finance related field
0 years of related experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
Strong spreadsheet experience
General knowledge of accounting rules, especially accrual accounting
General ledger or account reconciliation experience
Strong attention to detail
Ability to handle confidential information discretely
- Desired but not required.
Knowledge of query or other analytical tools
Knowledge of Lawson or similar general ledger accounting system
Knowledge of SAP/BPC Budgeting and Reporting Software or similar reporting software
Knowledge of IBM Content Manager for iSeries or similar document scanning software
General Ledger Accountant
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tenneco, Inc. has recently acquired Federal Mogul. The strategic combination of Tenneco's Ride Performance business with Federal-Mogul's Motorparts business will establish a global aftermarket leader with an impressive portfolio of some of the strongest brands in the aftermarket including Monroe®, Walker®, Wagner®, Champion®, Fel-Pro® and MOOG®. The company's broader aftermarket product coverage, stronger distribution channels, and enhanced channel development will strengthen its position in established and high growth markets (China and India), and drive success through new mobility models and capturing evolving e-commerce opportunities.
We are looking for a General Ledger Accountant. This position will process accounting transactions in our relevant accounting systems in an efficient, timely and accurate manner and will analyze and review general ledger postings for accuracy and reasonableness, and perform month-end activities. This person will become a valued member of our Finance Department, where we strive to promote from within wherever possible; therefore, opportunities for advancement are strong.
An ideal candidate for this position is a candidate who possesses a Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Business and has proven professional experience in an accounting environment. Strong knowledge of knowledge of SAP and Excel skills at an intermediate level are necessary qualifications for this position.
The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.
Ensure timely and accurate booking of GL entries in general ledger system
Analyze and review general ledger postings for accuracy and reasonableness
Perform month-end activities as required for reporting (inter-company reconciliations, uploads of GL results into One Stream) within the published close schedule
Monitor system to system automated AR postings, resolve errors before the month end; working with IT as needed
Prepare balance sheet and bank reconciliations with supporting documentation according to standards and within the required time frame
Follow-up of disputed/long-outstanding items to ensure integrity of the balance sheet
Maintain up-to-date procedure documents to satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Support internal/external audit and Internal Control Office requests
Respond to location inquiries
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree with Accounting/Business focus. CPA license preferred.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
At least 5 years of accounting experience; public accounting experience is preferred
Audit experience is a plus
Account reconciliation experience required
Experience with creating journal entries from scratch
Thorough knowledge and understanding of USGAAP accounting (Trial Balance - P&L/Balance Sheet)
Knowledge of SAP (FICO SAP)
Strong Excel skills at the Intermediate level (pivot tables, VLOOKUP's, formulas)
Effective communication skills (verbal, listening and written)
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
Ability to devote longer hours at month-end and quarter end as required; sometimes weekends
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
General Ledger Accountant
This position requires a strong background in bookkeeping and accounting as well as strong computer skills. The General Ledger Client Accountant is responsible for producing detailed monthly financial statements for anywhere between 20 to 25 associations/clients, depending on volume of work and financial complexity. This position is extremely fast-paced. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, be able to work well under pressure, meet hard deadlines, and have excellent communication and presentation skills.
Prepares and reviews association financial statements, P&L variances, bank reconciliations.
Prepares, reviews, and resolves banking issues.
Monitors and reconciles bank accounts.
Supports management in the preparation of annual operating budgets.
Prepares annual, semi-annual, and quarterly billing statements to homeowners, builders, and developers.
Assists with recording accounts payable invoices and issuing checks.
Helps with preparation of association funding requests.
Communicates with management, BOD members, developers and/or bank representatives, as needed.
Analyzes and posts end-of-year audit entries.
Work closely with supervisor on requested audits.
Maintains strong documentation standards and audit trails to support all transaction
Analyzes and posts end-of-year audit entries.
Operating Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting from a four-year college or university is required. Minimum of two years of experience required. Property Management industry experienced preferred but not required. CPA Certification preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills. Strong working knowledge of customer service principles and practices, ability to perform with minimum supervision and make decisions independently. Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize workload, meet hard and fast deadline. Must be a team player. Must possess strong analytical skills. Detail-oriented with multiple tasks, information organization.
Physical demands include ability to lift up to 10 lbs. Standing, sitting, walking. The employee is required to work at a personal computer for extended periods of time. Regular and predictable attendance.
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