Junior Staff Accountant

Junior Staff Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Junior Staff Accountant to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to our employees, customers, and vendors;
  • Enter and reconcile corporate credit card statements monthly;
  • Maintain vendor files;
  • Accountable for all Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable activities;
  • Financial reporting and modeling using Excel;
  • Provide reporting from internal platforms (Concur, QuickBooks, Oracle);
  • Set up expense accounts in Concur, review expense reports for policy compliance and process expense payment checks;
  • Invoice customers accurately and on time based on our internal billing schedule;
  • Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time by the CFO or Controller;
  • Reconcile cash general ledger accounts to bank statements;
  • Process monthly and quarterly sales tax fillings;
  • Gather & provide information, record journal entries, and assist with the reporting & reconciliation process;
  • Record prepaid and accrual entries and reconcile to the general ledger;
  • Record debt related entries and reconcile to the general ledger.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills;
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook;
  • 2+ years of similar accounting experience required;
  • Experience working with confidential information;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative setting;
  • Responsive to time-sensitive issues;
  • Proficiency in Excel; demonstrated experience creating financial reports in Excel;
  • Good planning and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks preferred;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and support a variety of roles, both internal and external;
  • Proficiency in Oracle AP/AR modules preferred;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business is required;
  • CPA or CPA Eligible is required.