Regional Staff Accountant
Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationAdministrative Office - Lanham, MDRemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull Time - 40 Plus BenefitsEducation LevelBachelor's Degree ObtainedSalary Range$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 Salary/yearTravel PercentageUp to 25%Job ShiftDayJob CategoryFinance and AccountingCOMPANY OVERVIEWAt Volunteers of America Chesapeake, we provide services in MD, DC, VA and the Carolinas, we are an affiliate under the Volunteers of America National Organization. As a whole, Volunteers of America is more than a non-profit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes more than 16,000 employees nationwide and more than 70,000 volunteers working together to help individuals who need our help the most. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the organization. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. Our tag line is Helping Americas most vulnerable.JOB SUMMARYUnder the general supervision of the Vice President of Budgets & Analytics, the Staff Accountant must demonstrate versatility in accounting functions. This position will have general duties within accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and payroll. The Staff Accountant will primarily be responsible for overseeing the proper recording of revenue and expenses for the Carolinas region. The position will be responsible for accurately entering Client Assistance Payments (TFA) for payment. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries and reconcile all balance sheet accounts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for the Carolinas region. The position will also be a reserve to the Vice President of Budgets & Analytics for duties related to budget preparation for Carolinas region programs. Other duties will include invoicing, cash management, internal/external reporting, and special research assignments as directed. The position will require an ability to effectively communicate with senior leadership, external service providers and program personnel on a regular basis. REQUIREMENTSBachelors degree in Accounting/Financial Management or equivalent external work experience. Must have 3-5 years experience in Medicaid full cycle revenue for either DC, VA, or MD claims processing. Excellent oral and written communications, analytical and research skills.Well-developed computer skills including competence & proficiency in Microsoft Excel.Experience with computerized Financial Management Information Systems and Web-based payroll preferred.Preferred knowledge of AWARDS, a Foothold Technologies Company.Excellent organization and computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment.Ability to have initiative, flexibility and simultaneously meeting multiple demands, while working in a team environment. RESPONSIBILITIESAssure that all revenue and expenses for the Carolinas region are properly recorded in the general ledger.Enter requests for Client Assistance (TFA) for the Carolinas region into NetSuite and in conjunction with the Accounts Payable Specialist, ensure the requests are processed for payment and mailed.Prepare monthly billing sheets for all Carolinas region programs and submit invoices to funders for reimbursement.Submit draw requests through the federal Payment Management System (PMS) for appropriate programs in the Carolinas region. Prepare monthly financial statements for the Carolinas region for Regional Vice President, Director of Operations and program director review.Review monthly revenue and expenses with Carolinas Regional Vice President, Director of Operations and program directors.Prepare quarterly financials for Carolinas Board of Directors.Cash management in organizations Financial Management System (NetSuite), making sure all cash receipts are applied to customers accurately. Ongoing review of specified general ledger entries for appropriateness and discuss issues impacting integrity of financial data with the Vice President of Budgets & Analytics.Prepare accurate reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts and record all related activity including, but not limited to intercompany transactions, notes & loans payables, etc.Prepare all annual audit schedule related to Carolinas region activity as well as Carolinas subsidiaries.Any other directives or projects as assigned by immediate supervisor or designee.Assist the Vice President of Budgets & Analytics as needed.EFFECT ON END RESULTAccurate and complete financial statements for the Carolinas region.Timely collection of receivables resulting in improved cash flow.Improve reliability on financial reporting to ensure 100% accuracy. Ensure that Balance Sheet account ledgers and subsequent schedules are accurately prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 100% of the time. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, consumers, and program supplies as necessary. The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of timeOTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.