Junior Accountant must apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guidelines in maintaining complex accounts within established accounting systems. These complex accounts characteristically have revenue sources, cost centers, and cost allocations and overlapping reporting periods. Junior Accountant must ensure assigned accounts are managed in accordance with GAAP standards accounting procedures and appropriate internal controls. Must be able to analyze and resolve nonstandard accounting transactions, and independently initiate appropriate corrections into accounting records. Must have knowledge of payroll processing and payroll reporting to state and federal agencies. Junior Accountant must interact with associate staff to explain accounting policies and procedures and resolve accounting discrepancies and disputes. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Establishes and oversees accounting procedures and internal controls for asset and liability accounts, revenue and expense accounts, and equity accounts to ensure compliance with accounting standards and operating procedures.
Apply accounting theory to account for revenues, expenditures, transfers, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and inventory in accordance with GAAP to accurately report the results to regional operations.
Verify source documents for accuracy, completeness, authorization, and coding, as well as proper application of fees, refunds, collections, and discounts in order to verify general ledger balances, reconcile subsystems to the general ledger, and identify accounting system problems or weaknesses.
Reconciles bank accounts, initiates corrective actions, and formulates and recommends system and process changes through evaluation, analysis of problems, and application of accounting.
Prepares company financial reports including information for the statewide financial report and prepares portions of required annual financial statements and related notes and disclosures.
Process weekly and bi-weekly payrolls and submit payroll reporting to state and federal agencies.
Work with personnel in order to explain accounting policy and processes and resolve accounting discrepancies or disputes associated with account balances and reconciliations, reporting clarifications, payment authorizations, expenditures.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Must have 3-7 years of experience in the accounting field
Must have Advanced proficiency in Excel.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, -OR- any other Bachelor’s Degree that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework, -OR- an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and 5 years of practical work experience providing complex technical support to professional accounting staff.
Experience must demonstrate comprehension and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guidelines and must demonstrate the ability to (1) classify and analyze financial data and records for the purpose of business financial planning; (2) design, recommend, and implement modifications of accounting methods, procedures, forms, and records; (3) prepare financial statements and reports such as balance sheets and other operating statements; and (4) analyze accounts and accounting relationships that result in complex accounting entries. (5) Understand the payroll concepts and payroll state and federal reporting.
3S Services, LLC offers competitive pay, paid time off, paid holidays along with a benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
3S Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 3S Services, LLC does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.