Accountant

» Accountant
Finance & Accounting
in Clearwater
, FL
Reference: 19-04443

Job Description:

  • Within parameters of appropriate segregation of duties, this position may also be responsible for accurate and timely preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Recording, reconciling and analyzing payroll activity
  • Recording and maintaining work-in-process and fixed asset subledgers
  • Preparing and monitoring accruals for MHB, worker’s compensation and other areas requiring analytical review and judgment
  • Preparing journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Reviewing, approving and recording cash receipts
  • Accounting research related to technically diverse areas such as fund accounting, leases, accounting for software costs and revenue recognition, installment sales, grant accounting, internet sales, sales tax applicability, etc.
  • Maintenance of aspects of the general ledger software and associated reporting tools
  • Oversight/quality assurance responsibility over routine work of general ledger accountants and general ledger coding by parties external to general ledger personnel
  • Performs, fosters and facilitates appropriate communications with departments within our client and their affiliates
  • Liaison with external parties including, but not limited to, grantors and vendors

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or a business related field with significant Accounting coursework or a major in Accounting
  • Three years or more of hands on general ledger accounting experience or a combination of general ledger accounting and financial audit experience in a public accounting environment preferred
  • Direct healthcare industry and/or not-for-profit accounting experience is desirable
  • Strong organizational skills and Microsoft Excel experience required
  • Additional Microsoft Office experience preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential and prior direct customer service experience (internal and/or external) is necessary
  • Must have characteristics including flexibility in shifting between tasks, ability to work independently, ability to monitor and set priorities, adaptability and dependability
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and FRx or Management Reporter experience is a plus
  • Prior general ledger accounting software experience is essential