Accounting Specialist

National Student Clearinghouse
Herndon, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Full Time
Requisition Number 17-0055 Post Date 6/15/2017 Title Accounting Specialist Department Division - Finance Job Category Full Time Employee Number of Openings 1 FLSA Non-Exempt Tier Tier 2 City Herndon State VA Description Job Summary:The Accounting Specialist assists the Accountants and provides daily back-up for processing in connection with the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions. Duties include recording daily and monthly credit card receipts, filing paid invoices and statements, maintaining customer records, preparing month end schedules and associated general ledger entries, preparing invoices, and maintaining physical inventory and fixed asset records. The Accounting Specialist is also responsible for responding to most internal and external customer inquiries via phone and email regarding sales tax, invoices, payments, and refunds. Additionally, the Accounting Specialist assists the Accounting Manager, Controller, and CFO generate effective management reports by producing ongoing and ad hoc analyses of operating results. Minimum Qualifications:* Associate's degree in Finance, or in a related major; or 1+ years of directly related experience.* Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), accounts payable/receivable, bookkeeping and collections.* Experience with Microsoft Office, accounting, and general ledger software.* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.* Excellent oral and written communication skills.* Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively on teams.* Proven customer service skills and demonstrated attention to detail.* Ability to work independently.* Live within a commutable distance of Herndon, VA.Desired Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.* Experience with ACCPAC accounting software.* Experience with Avalara sales tax software.Physical Requirements:* Use of a computer terminal and/or laptop computer for 8 or more hours a day.* Use of a copy machine, fax machine, and telephone.* Frequently required to sit for 7 or more hours per day.* Vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. * Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. #LI-POST #LI-AF1 NSC strives to hire, promote, and retain the best qualified individuals for our employment opportunities. Our policies are intended to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. NSC strives to have a culture that is diverse and equally welcoming to all. As a Federal contractor, NSC is subject to requirements to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. NSC is committed to its outreach efforts and practices to promote employment and advancement of members of these groups.PAY TRANSPARENCY POLICY NSC will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by NSC, or (c) consistent with the NSC's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Apply On line Send This Job to a Friend Copyright (C) Ultimate Software

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