Develops, implements and/or maintains one or a combination of general accounting systems - examples include G/L, A/P, FA, cost. Prepares journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger accounts. In General Accounting provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions. Performs accounts payable duties. Balances books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Maintains receipts and disbursement reports. May prepare federal, state and local reports and tax returns. In Cost Accounting may collect data, allocates costs and prepares reports on labor, equipment, depreciation, assembly or other operating expenses, ensuring that established procedures are followed. Prepares financial statements and variance reports as requested. May do analysis and prepare special reports. May interpret reports and records for managers.
Works under limited supervision on assignments that require a comprehensive knowledge of the discipline. May be responsible for a business activity, or lead small projects, assume several components of a larger project or program, or complex portion of a large project/program. May assist and/or provide limited supervision to more junior staff members. Broad application of principles, theories, concepts, and techniques used in the applicable technical or business discipline and working knowledge of interrelated fields. Develops resolutions to diverse and complex problems very often requiring creativity. Exercises judgment using generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for arriving at solutions. Frequent inter-organizational and external customer contacts. May represent the organization on projects and interface with customers. Impact of errors may have implications requiring significant expenditure of resources to correct and/or achieve project goals. Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years’ experience, or Masters with 2+ years’, or its equivalent.