Staffing Now
Rockville, MD
Nov 18, 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Accountant, IT
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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