Junior Accountant

Service Coordination Inc
Frederick, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Service, Coordination, Inc. (SCI)SCI supports individuals with disabilities, behavioral challenges, medically complex needs, transitioning youth, the elderly, and other populations using the state-mandated Targeted Case Management work model.Position Summary: The Junior Accountant role will assist with maintaining financial reports and the general ledger, preparing, and analyzing financial records. Additionally, this position will assist with data entry, file maintenance and compliance related tasks. This role will engage in cross-functional accounting duties and contribute to the organizational goals and objectives of the Finance department.SCI Team Member Expectations: All SCI team members are expected to: Ensure services provided follow the organization's mission statement, core operating values and policies and procedures. follow HIPAA, confidentiality and security procedures and principles; collaborate with peers, leadership, and support areas of the organization; actively participate in and contribute to leadership and other staff meetings and trainings;maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; follow self-direction and person-centered planning procedures and philosophy; and to foster a culture that values diversity.Essential Duties:Maintain and reconcile Company Mileage software programMonitor and reconcile Q12 and Morale Fund disbursementsManage and reconcile postage meter accountsPrepare and post journal entries in accounting softwareAct as back-up for accounts payable check runCompile quarterly interpreting cost information for various cost centersProcess Montcordia billing, receipts, and reconciliationClerical tasks such as scanning, copying, combining pdf's, etc.Reconcile general ledger accountsSupport all Finance team membersAssist in the preparation of balance sheets, income statements, and other financial statementsAssist with month-end and year-end closing, as well as, annual audit preparationMaintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirementsComply with (GAAP) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for financial statementsAd hoc reports and statisticsSupervisory Duties: This position does not have supervisory dutiesEducation Required: Associate's level degree in Accounting preferred and 2 years of relevant experience, additional experience can be substituted for a degreeExperience Required:Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)and working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting principles and practicesSCI Core Competencies:People Come First (Customer Focus): Thinks and acts with people we support in mind when making decisions. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external shareholders, uses information and feedback to improve services.Building Relationships and Connections: Interpersonal savvy. Relates to all kinds of people. Builds appropriate rapport, uses diplomacy and tact, diffuses high-tension situations comfortably. Establishes and maintains meaningful connections within the community and the organization (internal and external stakeholders)Education (Informing Others): Quickly finds common ground to solve problems. Is seen as a cooperative team player. Provides coaching and mentoring to team members. Consistent communicator provides team members with the tools they need to perform their jobs in a timely manner. Explores all available options to make the best decision for internal and external holdersDiversity: Values, appreciates and honors the ways in which cultural differences can create value in organizations. Is service oriented: Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophies for services and the goal of independence for the people we serve. Raises awareness in communities to appreciate the similarities and unique gifts of each person.Interacts with all kinds of team members equitably, deals effectively with all races, nationalities, cultures, disabilities, ages, and genders, supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all.Driving Solutions (Perseverance):Pursues all initiatives with energy, drive, and the goal to succeed.Job Specific Competencies:Action orientedDealing with AmbiguityCareer AmbitionComposureCustomer FocusDiversityDriver for ResultsEthics and ValuesFunctional/Technical skillsPriority SettingProcess ManagementStanding AloneTime ManagementPhysical Demands: Generally, presents standard office environment. Must be able to remain in a stationary >95% of the time. Continually operates a computer, keyboard and mouse, and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, printer, and mobile Smartphone device. Constantly positions self to comfortably maintain computer equipment. May occasionally be required to move about in an office setting or position office equipment weighing between 10-25 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. The person in this position frequently communicates with other people. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.IT Roles must be able to position self to maintain computers and equipment, including under desks and in server room(s). Frequently moves equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is subject to change at any time.