ACCOUNTANT

Company:Five Acres
Location:Altadena, CA
Child & Youth WelfareMental Health
Job Category:
Child & Youth Welfare, Mental Health
Full time
Employment Type:Full time
Posted:03.17.2017

Occupations:

Accounting / Finance: Corporate Accounting

Job Description:

ACCOUNTANT
 
Position under the general direction of the Controller. Responsible for performing a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the Agency’s ledgers financial systems; assists in the preparation and reconciliation of assigned reports, annual audit, and year end closing.
 
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·         Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and Agency policies and procedures.
·         Compiles, calculates and balances accounting information for a specific set of accounts from various sources and prepares account entries i.e. Fixed Assets
·         Prepares job cost payroll journals/reports ensuring disbursements are properly and accurately recorded in a timely manner and enters journal entries as required by Controller to  ensure accurate and timely monthly,  and year end close processes
·         Sets up and maintains accurate and complete accounting records, files and supporting documentation
·         Maintains General Ledger (Income Statement & Balance Sheet Accounts) verifies and reconciles data and processes correcting entries as needed.
·         Verifies and reconciles data posted to the General Ledger with cost reports, researches and resolves discrepancies.
·         Participates in monthly closing; analyzes General Ledger details, prepares variance reports.
·         Acts as liaison with auditors to provide accounting information and respond to their inquiries throughout the year.
·         Performs routine analysis of accounting data, may interpret information and make recommendations or inferences relative to findings. Assists with annual budgeting process; identifies and reports major variances in expenses to supervisor.
·         Reviews current procedures and provides feedback to improve effectiveness of the accounting department. Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met.
·         Works with Controller to determine most effective procedures and drafts accounting & finance policies and procedures. As appropriate assists in the implementation of such policies and procedures.
·         Develops and maintains job appropriate skills and knowledge of Federal, State, Local, laws, through seminars, publications, workshops or other forms of training/education
·         Maintains confidentiality regarding children, families, employees, funders, accounting information and operations of the Agency.

Job Requirements:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:
·         Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or 2 years of experience in Accounting, preferably both.
·         A working knowledge of payroll processing for up to 300 employees, using an automated payroll system.
·         A working knowledge of federal and State payroll and tax laws and regulations, and basic accounting principles.
·         Strong personal computer skills including data entry, transmission of data, formatting of routine accounting reports, preparation of spreadsheets, and word processing.
·         Ability to calculate accurately and efficiently, including ten-key skills by touch. 
·         Ability to be flexible and work in a changing environment. 
·         Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
·         Ability to work independently and make mature business decisions.

Company Info

Address:760 W. Mountain View Street
Location:Altadena, CA
Email:abeohm@5acres.org
Phone:6267986793
Web:https://5acres.e3applicants.com/