Staff Accountant I

URAC - Washington, DC3.0

30+ days ago
The Staff Accountant I will be responsible for the Accounts Payable function and will support other finance and accounting functions for URAC. The successful candidate will need to be effective and experienced in the general accounting function. The position requires solid accounting experience combined with strong analytical skills. The candidate will fit well in an environment that rewards bright, self-starting, energetic, focused individuals with increasing responsibility and challenges. The candidate will need to possess strong problem solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, decision making skills, and the ability to work with others. This position will support primarily the disbursement financial cycle including, but not limited to vendor management, expense management, fixed asset management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Records monthly expense activity
Management of the Pn3 and Concur systems
Compliance with expense policy
Compliance with authorization policy
Accuracy of account coding
Monitoring of timely approval
Employee expense report processing
Check/ACH run process
Monitors Accounts Payable Aged report
Annual 1099 reporting
Maintains, monitors, tracks and reconciles the corporate credit card program.
Maintains fixed asset system, performs monthly asset roll forward reconciliation, prepares depreciation schedules, tracks fixed assets, records depreciation expense and reconciles to MS Dynamics SL.
Monthly reconciliation of assigned related balance sheet and income statement accounts.
Prepares journal entries and ensure that the general ledger activity is accurate and complete.
Assist in the month end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures are followed and that exceptions are communicated to management.
Assists with annual audit including the preparation of supporting schedules.
Assists management in financial analysis and ad hoc reports as requested.
Identifies inefficiencies and problems in account/finance process and recommends and assists in implementing improved procedures.
Works as a team in standardizing practices and procedures.
Participates in a wide variety of other department duties, special projects and compiles a variety of special reports.

Physical Requirements:
Lifting: Moving moderately weighted objects from one position to another
Fingering: Working primarily with fingers and the whole hand or arm, as in handling, typing, etc.
Sedentary work in an office environment.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skill Requirements:
Two to four years of work experience in accounting/finance environment with similar responsibilities
Intermediate-level Excel, Word. MS Dynamics SL preferred, but not required.
Candidates must display a professional demeanor, attention to detail, task prioritization, and demonstrate clear goal orientation and a strong work ethic.
Candidates should have a strong analytical mind with experience in financial analysis and account reconciliation.
Demonstrated professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in teams, to produce quality results within tight timeframes and to be flexible.
Customer service oriented.
Excellent time management and organization skills.
Experience in not-for-profit organizations preferred but not required.

Education and Training Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience.