Accountant

Recruiter
Goodwill Industries of South Mississippi
Location
Gulfport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
10 Nov 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Goodwill Industries of South Mississippi is looking for an experienced accounting/finance professional. This person will work closely with and report to the Finance Manager. The Accountant is responsible for the general accounting functions including payroll, accounts, receivables, preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, bank reconciliations, and the preparation of monthly financial Statements and income statement analysis.

MAIN JOB TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in monthly and annual closing, including complete accounting for subsidiaries.
  • Sharing responsibility in mission services billing, grant account and compliance audits.
  • Accounting for retail point of sale system information.
  • Maintain all pertinent schedules (prepaids, accruals, sales tax, etc.).
  • Review accounts payable processing weekly and provides an approved payment cash flow report for authorization.
  • Review the Annual 1099's and ensure timely mailings to the vendors and filing with the IRS.
  • Maintain all General Ledger journal entries.
  • Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations monthly. Including research of any discrepancies and submit recommended corrections to manager for review and approval.
  • Reconcile Fixed Asset subsidiary reports with General Ledger reports monthly. Review current listing of Fixed Assets quarterly to ensure that only assets still in service are carried on the balance sheet.
  • Assist in creation of annual budgets, internal and external, including the updating and/or creation of budgeting templates.
  • Coordinate the input of budget data to accounting system software.
  • Assist with preparing analytical reports as required by management to include analyzing trends, costs, and revenues.
  • Assist Finance Manager with the preparation of financial reports and statements detailing the status of the organizations' past, present and future financial position in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist Finance Manager with the preparation of the annual budget in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer. Assist with regular monitoring and reporting of actual and projected performance against budget.
  • Perform all aspects of payroll processing for two companies on a bi–weekly basis.
  • Process garnishment requests.
  • Prepare bills receivable, invoices and bank deposits.
  • Review accounts receivable processing weekly and provides aging reports to appropriate parties.
  • Audit store cash receipts including but not limited to verifying cash deposits and credit card receipts and making corrections as needed.
  • Assist with fixed asset tracking and depreciation file updates.
  • Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences.
  • Assist with account/bank reconciliations.
  • Provide back up support for Accounts Payable.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
Job Requirements:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Requires Bachelor's degree with three years' experience in all phases of accounting. Experience in accounting may be substituted as a portion of education requirements.
  • Non–profit, grant, retail, A/R and A/P accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficient experience with accounting software.
  • Solid proficient skills with spreadsheet development and use required.
  • Highly organized, self–directed and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Conduct self in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
  • Able to communicate effectively with co–workers and the public, in person and on the telephone.
  • Knowledge of banking procedures as they relate to cash management.
  • Knowledge of fiscal administration including payroll, pension plan and benefits preferred.
  • Knowledge of fixed asset depreciation schedules preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in the preparation of monthly financial reports.

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