STAFF ACCOUNTANT – Full Time
Please send your resume and cover letter to SHEYLA CASTILLO, SCASTILLO@WESTCOP.ORG
The Staff Accountant will maintain the internal controls to identify duplicate or fraudulent transactions, prevent duplicate entries/payments, and conduct accounting audits. The Staff Accountant will maintain the financial system, and ensure that the accounting process steps are being adhered to as per the Financial Policy and Procedures Manual, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Funder Contract guidelines. Review all documentation used to process all types of financial transactions in the financial system for accuracy, coding, verifying, and reviewing entries, budget allowances, routing for final approval, and posting and or payment. Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable and overseeing employee payroll entries for assigned grants. Duties also include responding to vendor inquiries, managing assigned program budgets, meeting with Program Directors, assisting with month-end closing, year-end closing, and audits, reviewing AR Aging reports, and collecting AR. Prevent overspending on budget and monitoring expenses. Researching ways to save money and improve the bottom line.
The Staff Accountant must apply accounting principles and handle work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice. Have the ability to pay attention to detail and handle a high volume of data. Be in constant communication with employers, staff in and outside of the Finance Department, funders, and vendors.
Please download the full JOB DESCRIPTION below for a complete listing of responsibilities and qualifications.