The Accountant II is responsible for Accounts Receivable and payroll systems for Christian Home Association-Children’s Square U.S.A. and affiliate corporations. He or She will be in charge of for bank deposits and reconciling of accounts within the General Ledger. Working with in the Finance Team, the Accountant II will also be responsible for general ledger maintenance on an ongoing basis. The successful candidate will serve as back-up to the Chief Financial Officer on related issues and needs in the Finance program.
- Oversee payroll systems to include oversight and training on applicable payroll laws and regulations, processing payroll via computer system, monitor incoming time sheets to check that all are received. Review all time sheets for accuracy and calculate time sheets for input to the computer. Input time sheets into computer, run edit list, check registers and checks and review with Chief Financial Officer.
- Reconcile units billed to revenue accounts within the General Ledger by tracking units per program using spreadsheet applications.
- Reconcile and maintain accounts in the general ledger system during the year with adjustments to the ledger if necessary and prepare the corresponding paperwork for month and year-end reporting. This includes performing Petty Cash audits, reconciling and oversight of campus wide Petty Cash funds (including the training of new staff on Petty Cash procedure).
- Monitor and evaluate finance procedures on an ongoing basis in consultation with Chief Financial Officer. Organize and maintain the Fiscal Management Manual.
- Serve as a back-up to the Chief Financial Officer for related issues and needs in Finance program.
- Responsible for Monthly Financial Statement preparation and Yearly Audit preparation.
- Complete training necessary for position.
- Promote a positive team and work environment.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business preferred. A combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered.
- Ability to coordinate the payroll function
- Strong knowledge of FLSA laws/regulations
- Knowledge of or experience in Accounting and Auditing functions.
- Ability to use personal computer applications, ten key calculator by touch, accurately perform math functions.
- General clerical skills, typing, filing and good telephone skills.
- Ability to appropriately handle confidential information
- Ability to establish and maintain relationships with staff in all programs and demonstrate ability to handle sensitive information and shop stewardship of finances.
- Ability to interact with clients and children with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population