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The Accounting Specialist generates entries to capture transactions in the accounting system needed to report financial results. This position assists with gathering and filing documents which provides support/back up for entries booked. The Accounting Specialist performs reconciliations to verify the accuracy of entries booked. This position also assists with filing certain required governmental reports and compiling documents from audit requests.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepares daily input forms and cash book for bank accounts as assigned.

  • Prepares and makes bank deposits.

  • Records assigned month end close entries timely and accurately.

  • Completes monthly account reconciliations as assigned.

  • Obtains and archives bank statements.

  • Inputs bank activity for waterfall accounts into the LASSO schedules and records entries in general ledger.

  • Maintains back up for capital expenditures identified and prepares asset additions for posting.

  • Updates monthly bank balance summary reporting provided to FP&A team.

  • Monitors unclaimed property (escheatment) throughout year and reports/remits to appropriate states within deadlines.

  • Assists with fulfilling requests made by auditors during their processes.

  • Ensures fixed assets are properly inventoried and tagged.

  • Performs various other administrative duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to use focus on a speaker using verbal and non-verbal clues to understand their message, comprehend the information and respond thoughtfully.

  • Ability to break down and review complex information.

  • Establish credibility through timely, responsive and truthful interactions.

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to evaluate information to determine how it should be best interpreted.

  • Creative and innovative; the ability to see alternatives and solutions.

  • Ability to achieve planned objectives through completing relevant tasks and focus.

  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively, while balancing and prioritizing multiple or competing tasks.

  • Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree and at least 3-5 years’ relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Word.

  • Experience with Great Plains.

  • Experience with Adobe Pro.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

The employee will be sitting in a typical office environment the majority of the time.

The employee is frequently required to sit, use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

This position requires the ability to work extended hours and/or weekends.

Travel:

5% of local travel time expected for this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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