Staff Accountant

Location
Rosslyn, Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jul 27, 2014
Closes
Aug 31, 2014
Function
Accountant
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
American Psychiatric Association

Position Vacancy Announcement

Announcement No.: SA07142014-23

Position: Staff Accountant

Grade: N-12

Salary Range: $35,500 – $44,000

FLSA Status: Exempt

Work Site: Arlington, VA

Work Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (not actual work hours)

Area of Consideration: All applicants

Opening Date: July 14, 2014

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The Staff Accountant will assist in the daily operations of finance and participate in the monthly closing of the general ledger system (Solomon). Daily functions include handling of receivables from various sources such as lockboxes, credit cards, and online payments. This position is also responsible for the monthly internal reporting of gov’t and private grants. The Staff Accountant must have in-depth knowledge of and working experience with Fixed Assets. A wide degree of independence and exercise of judgment is required.

DUTIES:

Monthly Reconciliations and Reporting

· Responsible for preparing and sending monthly budget vs. actual reports to project managers

· Responsible for preparing annual census reports

· Responsible for preparing and maintaining all state & federal regulatory forms from customers

· Responsible for monthly account reconciliations

· Prepare schedules for the monthly CFO Report

· Responsible for researching, disputing, and recording all chargebacks

Handle all aspects of the Advertising Lockbox

· Processes all advertising payments

· Input all payments into Datatrax

· Record all journal entries from the Lockbox and daily deposits

· Reconciles Advertising A/R accounts monthly

· Research and resolve payment discrepancies

Handle Registration Lockbox for the Annual Meeting and the Institute of Psychiatric Services Meeting

· Record all registration journal entries for payments made online, through the lockbox, and in-house on a daily basis.

· Reconciles the Registration and Course Revenue account on a monthly basis

· Responsible for researching payment inquiries

Exhibits Lockbox

· Responsible for recording the journal entries for the Exhibits Lockbox.

· Responsible for processing all credit card refunds

· Responsible for reconciling the Exhibit Revenue accounts monthly

Fixed Asset Accounting

· Assist with monitoring and maintaining APA’s fixed assets

· Assist with the implementation of the Fixed Asset module in Solomon

EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required

4-5 years of directly related experience in an automated accounting environment

Knowledge and understanding of Government Grant Reporting preferred

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Effective customer service and negotiation skills

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Flexibility and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Strong verbal and communication skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Solomon Financial system preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office Environment

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Sedentary

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must submit resume, cover letter with salary requirements.

RESUMES SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION WILL NOT BE RETURNED TO THE APPLICANT. Employment will require a background check.

WHERE TO APPLY:

Via Email: HRAPPS@psych.org

Via Mail or Delivery: Office of Human Resources

American Psychiatric Association

1000 Wilson Boulevard

Suite 1825

Arlington, Virginia 22209-9998

ATTN: Staff Accountant

Via Fax: (703) 907 - 1088

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