Job Description - Accountant
Description View created on 11/23/2014

Accountant

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 17
Job Title ID: 16554
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Controller Family

Reports To

Manager or Director.

Job Purpose

To conduct assigned accounting activities and assist with ensuring the effective operation of a specified accounting system.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Monitors and reconciles reports to the general ledger transactions for accuracy.
  2. Assures compliance with external agency requirements and informs Manager of any modifications or additions to reporting requirements.
  3. Assists the department with fiscal and calendar year-end close activities as required.
  4. Develops or assists with developing procedures to improve departmental workflow.
  5. Interfaces with internal and external parties as required ensuring provision of accurate information.
  6. Provides assistance with annual audit process as required.
  7. Prepare federal and state reports and oversees foreign National Tax Compliance.
  8. Acts as back up for Manager or Director of the department.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Safety