Staff Accountant

POSITION SUMMARY 

Reporting directly to the Controller the Staff Accountant will contribute to the operational and financial effectiveness of the Accounting department. Responsibilities center heavily around the month-end and quarter-end accounting close and related processes. Preparation of bank reconciliations, journal entries, and financial statements along with the processing of disbursements will be key activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Responsible for month-end accounting close process, preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements for client accounts, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flows, and project accounting in accordance with established deadlines.
  • Assist in the design, development, implementation, and monitoring of required accounting systems, procedures, and controls.
  • Prepare appropriate general ledger entries and reconciliations.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations of a large and complex nature to assist with larger clients.
  • Batch process Stop Payments at the bank and Voids in QuickBooks.
  • Engage in research on clients in database software: work to identify and resolve discrepancies, research balances, and rectify variances.
  • Prepare disbursements as backup coverage for vacations and periods of heavy volume. Review disbursements prepared by others.
  • Process Accounts Payable.
  • Client audit preparation; pull reports and samples, reconcile variances, answer questions, and engage in other activities to meet the needs for client audits.
  • Assist in regular control testing to ensure proper control design, implementation and operating effectiveness.
  • Assist with periodic compliance reporting requirements as needed.
  • Assist with transactional functions such as receivable posting.
  • Assist with ACH batching process online (VANCO) – includes reconciliation work.
  • Assist with 1099 Preparation.
  • Develop and assure strong supportive relationships with all departments and clients to ensure mutual cooperation and problem solving.
  • Prepare special projects as requested by the Controller or senior management.
  • Participate in and receive appropriate Vimly sponsored training, including increasing responsibility within the Accounting Department and Employee Benefits industry.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years’ of experience in accounting or related field.
  • BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent.
  • Strong QuickBooks and Excel skills.
  • Operational accounting experience with various sized organizations.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment similar to a high-tech start-up.
  • A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting challenge

Resumes may be submitted to: jobs@vimly.com.