Accounting Assistant

JOB SUMMARY

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting the Payroll Accountant with bi-weekly payroll processing.  The Accounting Assistant will also assist the Director of Accounting with the residential school billing and month-end closing process. 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  • Assist Payroll Accountant with bi-weekly payroll processing.
  • Assist Payroll Accountant with payroll related requests, documentation, and reporting.
  • Remote deposit the cash receipts checks processed by the Accounting Clerk on a daily basis.
  • Manage monthly Visa statements
    • Send logs out to cardholders
    • Track/follow up on return of logs
    • Prepare and post journal entry. 
    • Scan all receipts and documentation
  • Assist with month-end close:
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Residential School Billing
    • Assist Director of Accounting with entry of tuition and therapy charges.
    • Print, prepare, scan, and mail monthly invoices to funding sources
    • Monitor and enter charges to be billed to the parents. 
    • Print, process automatic payments, and mail monthly parent statements.
  • Prompt and regular attendance is required for this position.
  • Proficient in Excel

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide backup for the Accounting Clerk

 

Schedule:

Monday - Friday

8AM-5PM

Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3-4 years of experience preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent sitting at desk
  • Occasional standing, walking, bending
  • Occasional reaching, grasping, pulling
  • Occasional lifting of up to thirty pounds
  • Frequent use of computer and keyboard

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Office environment, indoors, climate-controlled
  • Frequent use of computer and monitor
  • Frequent Sitting

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • 10-Key - Ability to enter accurate information using a 10-key numeric keypad
  • Accounting – job requires knowledge of accounting principles and practices and the ability to read financial reports
  • Accounting Software – job requires knowledge of accounting software, Blackbaud Financial Edge preferred
  • Payroll Processing—job requires knowledge of payroll processing, Kronos WFR experience preferred
  • Attention to Detail – job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing assigned tasks
  • Data Entry - ability to enter accurate information into a computer program or system
  • Dependability – job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and to fulfill obligations
  • Integrity - job requires being honest, ethical, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Listening – ability to listen effectively and obtain information from others
  • Organizational Skills - developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned tasks
  • Speaking - talking to others to convey information effectively
  • Time Management - managing one's own time and the time of others
  • Writing – the ability to communicate effectively in writing in order to convey information effectivel

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance, 403B

Reference Code:

EOMOGMLLRE

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Creating hope and opportunity that changes the lives of children with special needs and their families

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