Bookkeeper

Employer
Staffing Now
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2020
Ref
1435093352
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Staffing Now has an opportunity with our client in MD for a Bookkeeper. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Receive accounts payable invoices each day by paper or electronically, assign general ledger account numbers and scan them into SharePoint accounts payable workflow. * Maintain current vendor addresses, request employer identification numbers (W-9's) and EFT information in accounting system * Download deposit files from bank each day and generate automated Great Plains lockbox journal entry for contribution receipts. * Integrate daily LCA postings to Great Plains accounting system. Reconcile subsidiary accounts receivable balances to general ledger. Scan and index related documents. * Prepare adjusting journal entries to record the processing of contribution reports, accounts receivable activity, etc. * Reconcile Local Collection Agents' Lockbox deposits on receipt of LCA's 815 form and communicate with Local Collection Agents and Employer Services Department to resolve differences noted during the reconciliation process. * Review assigned LCA expense reimbursement requests every year. * Research status of checks outstanding for more than six months, and void and reissue such stale dated checks as appropriate. * Prepare schedules for yearly activity of balance sheet and income statement accounts as assigned for yearly audit. * Maintain monthly depreciation schedule due by the 10th of each month and a yearly audit for location of Fixed Assets. * Prepare various reports for the Trustees, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, etc. as assigned by the Controller and/or Accounting Manager QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, skills and general abilities: * Demonstrated proficiency in accounting/bookkeeping/reconciliation skills * Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively through written correspondence (including the use of proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar) * Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively when using the telephone * Ability to operate a personal computer and electronic calculator with a high degree of accuracy * Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word and MS Excel * Ability to adapt to procedural changes * Ability to carry out instructions and respond to written and/or oral communications * Read and comprehend memoranda, requests for information, reports, and technical manuals * Sitting for extended periods * Performing work requiring repetitive motion * Ability to accomplish assignments as a member of a small group * Ability to concentrate in an open area with frequent interruptions and some noise * Ability to maintain composure in dealing with co-workers, managers, local unions, Local Collection Agents, and contractors as firm deadlines approach * Perform detailed research * Handle and solve problems which occur within the essential functions of the position

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