Staff Accountant

  • location: New Hyde Park, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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Staff Accountant

job summary:
The Staff Accountant is responsible for billing various grants, performing general ledger account and bank statement reconciliation, preparing journal entries and financial statements, creating and maintaining periodic reporting, maintaining fixed asset system, assisting with annual budgeting, compiling grant applications and expenditures reporting, preparing statistical and financial reports for creditors and agencies, maintaining records retention, and assisting the Chief Financial Officer in preparation of miscellaneous confidential correspondence. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

? Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills. ? Utilizes accounting system, billing system, spreadsheet, and presentation software. ? Perform various complex account analyses and reconciliation. ? Reconciles the general operating account and payroll bank statements and enters the cash journals into the General Ledger.

? Uses statistical, economic and financial principles and techniques to prepare reports including the state Annual Report of Clinics and federal Uniform Data System reports. ? Assists the Financial Analyst all grant application budgets for review by the Controller and Chief Financial Officer. ? Provides complex analysis and reasonableness tests to the budgeting process relating to Federal and State programs.

? Prepares various financial documents for compliance with regulations.

? Coordinates and maintains miscellaneous grant billings and reports; verifies all billings are complete and reconciled to the general ledger; and complies complex grant expense reports as required by the grantors.

? Monitors and submits for mailing all periodic financial documents required by interested creditor, grants and government agencies.

? Maintains records retention log to facilitate the orderly file system of permanent records for adherence to record retention policy. ? Assist with the month-end closing process, conducting research and making correction journal entries for account discrepancies, prepares closing journal entries, posts accrual entries, and prepares financial statements.

? Assists Chief Financial Officer in compilation of miscellaneous confidential reports for use in collective bargaining unit negotiations.

? Supports and backs up the Payroll Clerk during vacations and absences, maintaining strictest confidentiality.

Maintains best fixed asset system, which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger to fixed assets system, and preparation of depreciation schedules for budgeting

 
location: New Hyde Park, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 35 per hour
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills. ? Utilizes accounting system, billing system, spreadsheet, and presentation software. ? Perform various complex account analyses and reconciliation. ? Reconciles the general operating account and payroll bank statements and enters the cash journals into the General Ledger.

Uses statistical, economic and financial principles and techniques to prepare reports including the state Annual Report of Clinics and federal Uniform Data System reports.

Assists the Financial Analyst all grant application budgets for review by the Controller and Chief Financial Officer. ? Provides complex analysis and reasonableness tests to the budgeting process relating to Federal and State programs.

Prepares various financial documents for compliance with regulations.

Coordinates and maintains miscellaneous grant billings and reports; verifies all billings are complete and reconciled to the general ledger; and complies complex grant expense reports as required by the grantors.

Monitors and submits for mailing all periodic financial documents required by interested creditor, grants and government agencies.

Maintains records retention log to facilitate the orderly file system of permanent records for adherence to record retention policy. ? Assist with the month-end closing process, conducting research and making correction journal entries for account discrepancies, prepares closing journal entries, posts accrual entries, and prepares financial statements.

Assists Chief Financial Officer in compilation of miscellaneous confidential reports for use in collective bargaining unit negotiations.

Supports and backs up the Payroll Clerk during vacations and absences, maintaining strictest confidentiality.

Maintains best fixed asset system, which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger to fixed assets system, and preparation of depreciation schedules for budgeting

 
qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. Minimum two or more years experience in accounting or related business area. Proven track record of good communication skills. Proficient in spreadsheet software (Excel) and Word. Access and Accounting Software knowledge preferred. ABILITY TO: Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks; work efficiently with minimal supervision; detailed oriented

 
skills: A/P Processing
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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