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General Ledger Accountant

40 – 45 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly journal entries and account reconciliations and maintaining the general ledger. The GL Accountant will be assisting the Accounting Manager to prepare quarterly and annual financial reports to ensure they are in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position will also act as backup for payroll processing and contract invoice billing. They must be a responsible individual who is highly detail oriented and possess strong aptitude for figures.

Responsible for reconciling intercompany transactions, bank and investment account transactions, and any other accounts as necessary to complete the month end, quarter end, and year end closing
Perform accounts payable functions for development activities, activities of the corporate level, and other properties as needed
In charge of credit card management and monitor related payment processing (including review supporting documents, proper coding and allocation)
Oversee the cash receipts process (including reconcile daily cash activities log, cash deposits, etc.) performed by the accounting assistant
Train and learn about payroll processing and related regulations to allow the GL Accountant to serve as a backup for Payroll Accountant
Provide all necessary support to the Accounting Manager in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements
Assist in contract billing process as needed
Assist auditors as needed during the annual audit process
Job Responsibilities

Payroll Function:

Provide assistance to and serve as backup for the Payroll Accountant in processing and preparing payroll, and posting related journal entries as needed
Assist in processing payroll on a bi-weekly basis
Attend necessary trainings to gain knowledge about the payroll system and other related rules and regulations
Corporate Accounting Function:

Prepare monthly reconciliations for bank and investment accounts, intercompany transactions with properties and related parties, and other GL accounts as necessary
Perform accounts payable functions mainly for development activities, but also for other corporates and properties as needed
Responsible for credit card transactions review, reconciliation, and processing
Oversee the cash receipts process (including routing check receipts for coding, reconcile daily cash activities log, cash deposits, etc.) performed by the Accounting Assistant
Prepare all journal entries (including accruals, depreciation, etc.) necessary for the monthly, quarterly, and yearly closing of corporate financials
Assist in monthly contract invoice billing to facilitate timely closing of corporate financials
Provide full support to the Accounting Manager in preparing corporate financials
Assist the Accounting Manager and Budget Manager with the annual budget process with other departments
Work with Accounting Manager and Controller to identify and coordinate system changes and training mechanisms for other accounting staff
Assist auditors during the annual audit process
Ensure that accounting records are maintained in a safe and orderly fashion
Represent the organization to governmental agencies, auditors, and accountants

Embody organization values (respect & compassion, empowerment, teamwork)
Contribute to a safe and pleasant work environment
Follow policies, procedures, and safe work practices
Other duties as assigned (including continue to assist in implementing the new ACOM AP paperless software, provide AP support to the fiscal team, etc.)


General knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Good knowledge of double-entry accounting through general ledger
Strong computer experience using accounting systems, excel spreadsheets, and word processing
Ability to handle complex multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines
Strong analytical, and organizational skills, and consistent attention to detail
Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to operate in a team and independently
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
One to two (1-2) years general ledger accounting experience
One (1) year experience in account analysis and basic financial statement preparation
Computer experience with accounting systems, word, and excel spreadsheets
Preferred Qualifications

One (1) year experience in non-profit industry

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Great opportunity with a progressive non-profit in SF. Work-life balance!

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary Min : 40

Salary Max : 45

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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