RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will report directly to the Controller. Depending upon skills and prior experience, duties could include preparation, import or review of journal entries, preparation or review of invoice preparation and accounts receivable processing, preparation or review of salary and benefit allocations, preparation or review of bank and general ledger reconciliations, preparation or review of the payroll function, preparation or review of the accounts payable function, assistance in the preparation of monthly financial reports, grant reports, supporting schedules, and annual audit schedules. Candidates will be expected to assist with general office and other duties as assigned and use firm policies and procedures to safeguard assets and maintain data confidentiality.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an accounting degree and prior experience in an automated accounting environment. Prior experience with grants and grant accounting preferred but not required. Prior experience with Net Suite preferred but not required. Candidates need to demonstrate above average attention to detail and accuracy, ability to understand and follow policies and procedures, good Microsoft Excel and Word skills, effective verbal and written communication skills (in English), ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines with minimal supervision, advanced understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and strong organizational skills. Candidates should have experience in an office environment, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task. Excellent attendance, excellent communication skills, ability to work constructively with others in a team setting, good judgment, ability to learn quickly and ability to work well independently and under pressure are required.