Junior Staff/Bookkeeper

Addison Group
Rockville, MD
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Our client, a reputable financial consulting firm in the DC Metro area is seeking for a highly motivated and organized Staff Accountant to join their team. This position will be directly supporting the Assistant Controller.Job Responsibilities Include But Not Limited ToProcess and calculate bi-monthly payroll and employee expense reimbursements in Microsoft Excel and process within accounting software accurately and on a timely basisProcess documentation for new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminationsAudit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc. for correctnessPrepare relevant management reports, including monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operationsInput vendor bills accurately into accounting softwareEnsure bills are paid on time and process payments on a weekly basisReconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepanciesPrepare and send out timely invoices on a monthly basisPost payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions in accounting softwareReconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly postedTrack and ensure payments are received on a timely basis and follow-up on past-due invoicesDocument standard operating procedures and controlsMaintain schedules and reconciliations of prepaid expense and accounts payable/receivable balancesQualificationsFour-year college degree required, college courses in accounting preferredExperience with large ERP Accounting softwareProficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)Strong work ethic and proactive, positive attitudeAbility to think critically and learn quicklyStrong organizational and time management skillsAbility to communicate effectively verbally and in writingHigh degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality

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