Accountant/Financial Analyst

Accountant/Financial Analyst

We are looking for an Accountant/Financial Analyst to join our team. 

Job Description Summary:

The Accountant/Financial Analyst will prepare financial reports to track the organizations assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.

 Essential Functions

    • Run financials from the Enterprise accounting system providing monthly reports to senior management, including explanation of variances.
    • Review Purchased-Card expense reports for approval.
    • Analyze monthly financials to determine proper charging of operating
    • expenditures and revenues in accordance with University procedures.
    • Participate in budget meetings and discussions.
    • Support the CFO by preparing reports, budgets, forecasts, detailed account analysis, and tracking of trends.
    • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.
    • Maintains the general ledger.
    • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
    • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
    • Reconciles customer accounts and manages accounts receivable collections.
    • Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
    • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
    • Files required tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
    • As appropriate, coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software system; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Highly proficient with accounting software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline required.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience required.

Supervisory responsibilities: None

Physical demands: N/A

Travel required: When necessary or required, work or travel away from the office or duty station to meet with vendors and partners or to complete assigned tasks or projects.

Work authorization/security clearance requirements: must have the required work/employment authorization/permit.

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