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Staff Accountant in Trenton, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Seasonal/Temp
  • Location:
    Trenton, NJ
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    343525

Job Description



Our client (a non profit organization) in the Mercer County area is looking for an accountant to assist in the day-to-day financial operations of the organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates effective communication, positive attitude, flexibility, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Utilizes accounting system, Athena billing system, and proficient in excel
  • Records journal entries, reconciles general ledger accounts and exhibits financial analytical skills
  • Reconciles different bank accounts and prepares supporting schedules
  • Make copies of all checks, complete deposit slips and make bank deposits
  • Cash counting, recording checks and accounts receivable transactions
  • Assist in month-end, year-end closings and preparation of audit work papers
  • Willingness to be cross trained in all functions of finance department and tasks assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to keep up with multiple deadlines and project goals
  • Implementation and maintenance of accounting procedures compliant with GAAP


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required in finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in accounting professional practices and procedures.
  • Computer literate preferable experience with automated accounting software (MIP), spreadsheets and word processing, advanced Excel and pivot tables.
  • Experience in a public health care or community clinic setting & knowledge of fiscal administration as applied to health care operations, preferred.