• Staff Accountant

  • Visit Corpus Christi
    Job Description
    SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL & MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:   The primary responsibilities of the Staff Accountant are to manage the daily accounting duties of the organization.  The Staff Accountant will assist with the creation of the annual organizational budget, daily cash monitoring, AP/AR, internal reporting and payroll administration.
     
    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions):
    • Manage Accounts Payable activities that include check disbursements, employee reimbursements, company credit card activity, management of vendor accounts, end-of-month accruals, and pre-paid accounts.
    • Manage the Accounts Receivable function to ensure receipt of payments in a timely manner from outside agencies, sponsors, and enterprises.
    • Work with President & CEO and Executive VP to develop budget and long-term strategic processes and procedures to maximize organizational efficiencies and success.
    • Monitors the organization’s cash balances daily
    • Manage the accounting procedures of the organization.
    • Provide support during annual financial audit.
    • Generates budget variance reports for management monthly.
    • Oversee all business operations relating to finance compliance including policies, investments, and procedures.
    • Apply audit and compliance requirements for various departments and establish self-audit and compliance monitoring programs.
    • Work with departments to resolve budget concerns and clarify expense coding.
    • Assist in the preparation of the operating budget and capital budget.
    • Analyze historical and current data to assist with forecasting sources for uses of funds.
    • Provide support Board of Directors Finance Committee.
    • Oversee payroll processes and payroll invoices on a biweekly basis.
    • Oversee benefits tracking, renewals, and payments.
    • Maintain close relationships with board members and strategic community influencers.
    • Attend community civic functions as a representative of the organization.
     Other Functions
    • Any other duties as assigned.
     JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.)
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, especially those related to non-profit accounting and reporting
    • Knowledge of financial budget process and procedures
    • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and have the ability to work independently.
    • Ability to look for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Ability to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgment, and make timely decisions.
    • Ability to anticipate and solve practical problems and resolve issues.
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment with co-workers, managers, and external partners.
    • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
    • Extensive knowledge of finance administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems.
    • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, OneNote, Quickbooks Online
    • Ability to communicate clearly and demonstrate high ethical standards.
     Education, Training, and Experience
    • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in business finance, Accounting, or Administration, or related field preferred.
    • Two to three years of accounting/bookkeeping experience required, to include, accounts payable processing and management, accounts receivable, and reconciliations.
     Computer Software
    • Microsoft Office Suite software, Outlook, OneNote, QuickBooks Online, Bill.com, payroll platforms
     Equipment to be Used and Operated                                                                                  
    • Telephone; Computer; Copy machine; and Scanner 
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