The Accountant performs duties of moderate to high complexity, judgment, and scope. Those duties include analyzing accounts and reports, preparing journal entries, and troubleshooting problem areas and making recommendations for improving and implementing procedures. Also, the Accountant II must sometimes provide limited amounts of direction and guidance on specific projects and tasks performed by Accounting Assistant, Staff Accountant, and Accountant I. This individual should be able to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision from the Financial Services Department Manager or Director.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four-year institution of higher learning with a degree in Accounting is required.
At least three to five years of related work experience is preferred.
Must be able to work independently and delegate to other staff members as needed. Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, and exceptional analytical abilities.
Must also be capable of exercising good judgment in areas of moderate to high complexity when the situation warrants.
Provides direction and guidance on specific projects and tasks performed by Accounting Assistant, Staff Accountant, and Accountant I.
Prepares assigned recurring and non-recurring journal entries for the month-end closing process.
Reviews data received from other departments and subsystems for completeness and accuracy.
Evaluates accounting systems and procedures and suggests ways to improve output and efficiency.
Analyzes issues related to financial statement presentation, reimbursement, and other GAAP technical issues.
Answers questions from department heads concerning variances on performance reports or direct questions to the appropriate individual(s).
Performs reviews, analyses, research, and other related duties independently, or as requested by the Financial Services Manager.
Copying work papers, correspondence and detailed support, and some courier trips.
Machine, Tools, and Equipment:
10-Key calculator operation by touch, computer data entry, answering the telephone, and ability to read computer reports.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $25.00 to $28.00 /hour
- Advanced Excel: 1 year (Required)
- Data Analysis: 3 years (Required)
- Accounting: 3 years (Required)
- data mining: 3 years (Required)
- Bachelor's (Required)
- Charlotte, NC (Required)
License or certification:
- Degreed in Accounting (Required)