Accountant

Job Title: Accountant

Department: Accounting

Reports To: Director of Finance

Job Schedule: Full-Time

FLSA Classification: Salary, Exempt

Job Summary:

The Accountant will prepare financial reports to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.
  • Prepares periodic (monthly) balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles customer accounts and manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Files required tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • As appropriate, coordinates with software vendors to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Highly proficient with accounting software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline required.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience is required.

Certification(s):

  • None. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to carry/move/handle 15 pounds.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Move in a fast-paced environment that will occasionally be loud

Note: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

*We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. *

Job Category: Accounting
Job Location: Edinburg

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