Accountant 1


Summary of Responsibilities

The Accountant I will assist the Finance department in creating timely and accurate financial statements. He/she will manage American Express charges through expense reports, and is responsible for reconciling credit card accounts and completing bank reconciliations.

Essential Functions

  • Analyze and keep track of American Express charges through expense reports.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all organization accounts.
  • Prepare weekly summary of cash transactions and apprise the Finance team of organization cash flow requirements.
  • Prepare reconciliation of the organization’s credit card accounts.
  • Organize all contracts and agreements.
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • Assist in the preparation of the organization’s budget.
  • Prepare year-end schedules for and interface with external auditors.
  • Provide general administrative support.
  • Execute special projects as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding of United States and foreign subsidiary Financial Accounting Standards, taxes, and other organizational compliance requirements. 
  • Personal computer literacy in a network environment with a Windows base; proficiency in Microsoft office applications and MAS 90.
  • Strong organizational skills and a meticulous eye for detail; good proofreading skills.
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work well across departments.
  • Ability to adapt to frequently shifting priorities.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Working Conditions

  • Tight deadlines.
  • Multiple priorities.
  • Occasional overtime.

Education and Experience Requirements

The position requires a BBA /BS in Accounting or Finance and at least one or more years of relevant experience.

Application Instructions

Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Accountant I” and an indication of where you found this job listed in the subject line