|The Accountant will assist the accounting team in a range of accounting duties including, but are not limited to: accounts payable processing, collections, analysis, and general accounting support.
Match and/or code and enter approved vendor bills.
Prepare and ensure accuracy of check runs.
Routinely review and reconcile vendor statements.
Expense report and credit card processing and reconciliation.
Assist in preparation of Month-end close activities.
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting if needed.
Assist Controller in general account analysis and providing back-up for account reviews.
Assist in preparation of month end schedules, reconciliations and journal entries.
Cross-training to provide backup of Accounts Receivable and other staff.
Maintain a filing system for all financial documents.
Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial files.
Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Internal and external communication (i.e. Answering Vendor inquiries).
Characteristics of Success: Strong understanding of accounting concepts and principles.
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy is critical.
Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in data entry/keyboarding skills required;
PC proficiency including Word, Excel and Outlook and a working knowledge of accounting systems.
Must be a team player, punctual and reliable. Sensitivity and discretion to maintain confidentiality concerning financial information.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask effectively;
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant field, strongly preferred.
Great attention to detail Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. SAP).