Staff Accountant

Position Title:

Staff Accountant

  Reports To:

Associate Director, Finance & Purchasing

Dept. Name:


Position Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director, Finance & Purchasing, the Staff Accountant will primarily be responsible for full cycle accounts payable, preparation of various account reconciliations and journal entries for the close process.  Also responsible for processing payroll, and miscellaneous accounting and administrative duties.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform the full cycle accounts payable
  • Process AP in a timely manner ensuring accuracy by review of work
  • Review and process expense reports in Concur
  • Perform month end close processes including preparation of journal entries, data entry, and reconciliation of the sub-ledger to general ledger
  • Perform full cycle payroll processing; Data entry, compute new hire pay, termination pay, and any salary and personnel related changes
  • Assist with auditor requests as needed
  • Prepare 1099’s and use tax returns annually
  • Complete special projects and financial analyses as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required
Education / Experience:
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent preferred
  • 1-2 years of accounts payable/accounting experience
  • 1-2 years of payroll experience using 3rd party vendor/software strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Previous experience with an ERP system is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively share information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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