Job Title:  Staff Accountant                                           Pay Grade: 4 Part Time, Hourly Non-Exempt

Department:  Administration and Accounting                    Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Staff Accountant partners with the Chief Financial Officer to lead the activities and responsibilities of the finance and accounting team. The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting with general accounting with the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and month end processing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                    

  • Contribute as a key leader of the finance and accounting team’s daily activities with primary oversight of all transaction entry, reporting and analysis.
  • Assist with the general ledger accounting including month end closing and financial statement preparation and review.
  • Oversee the accounts payable and accounts receivable transaction entry, processing, and review.
  • Provide accurate reports and analysis to company management including financial reporting and client account status.
  • Provide support for the accounting system to ensure consistency and accuracy in transaction entry and reporting of all accounts.
  • Review all accounts payable batches and monthly reports for validity, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Monitor client account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities.
  • Perform client follow-up to verify final resolution and determine satisfaction level.
  • Drive problem investigations and resolution as required.
  • Process all invoice types through an automated process in ConnectWise based on billing cycle.
  • Process employee time and expense reports.
  • Conducting credit checks on prospects and report results to management.
  • Maintain client financial information and status in ConnectWise.
  • Assist with establishing client agreements in ConnectWise that correspond to service or project contracts.
  • Understand overall and accounting objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member.
  • Stay abreast of best practices and industry trends to ensure the company is at the leading edge. Assist in the creation and dissemination of training to the team on policies and procedures within the company.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document and update internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
  • Identify areas for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change.
  • Escalate administrative and accounting issues to the CFO as required.
  • Ensure consistency of existing accounting systems through creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures.
  • Investigate and resolve client inquiries with billing and invoicing.
  • Communicate escalated issues to clients: keeping them informed of their account status.
  • Aid in creating training programs to develop and refine the skills of the team.
  • Service awareness of the entire organization’s business units for which support is being provided.
  • Responsible for entering all work as activities or service tickets with time and expenses in ConnectWise as it occurs.
  • Understand processes by completing assigned training materials on the ConnectWise University.

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BS degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • +5 years performing comparable duties in a +20 employee small to medium size business preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to hold confidential and sensitive information
  • Must be eligible for surety bonding and pass a full background screen
  • Knowledge and experience in cross-functional management methods and techniques
  • Proficient in general office applications, Quick Books Enterprise software and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience performing accounting activities such as reviewing general ledger entries and research of entries
  • Excellent understanding of the accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
  • Proven effective collection processes to maintain AR accounts within the approved payment terms
  • Strong organizational, presentation, and client service skills
  • Skill to assist in planning with an ability to think ahead and plan
  • Strong communications skills including telephone, written, and verbal; active listening and a focus on client care and proficiency at the keyboard
  • Skill in leading people and effective team player with a strong client orientation
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
  • Resilience and
  • Ability to work in a team or individual setting
  • Curiosity and a strong drive to learn, grow, and contribute
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-moving environment

Compensation and Benefits:  Salary commensurate with proven experience. Benefit offerings include personal insurance: health, dental, vision, short term disability as well as paid time off, holidays and matching retirement plan. The company encourages professional and personal growth with certification incentives and other programs. Personality and skill level testing are used to assess and assist in development goals that are mutually beneficial to growth and success.

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Company Core Values:

Act with a Heart of Servitude

  • Bring a smile with service to all stakeholders.
  • Driven to deliver client satisfaction.
  • Embrace and apply good stewardship of others’ resources.

Do the right thing

  • Exhibit integrity in all matters without compromise.
  • Exercise respect and fairness to all stakeholders.
  • Be accountable and take responsibility for ones’ actions.
  • Trust is not taken for granted but consistently earned.

Embrace Family Culture

  • Use family values when conducting business or engaging with team members
  • Be a team contributor to build and deliver effective client solutions.
  • Actively participate and contribute to mentoring and training opportunities.
  • Demonstrate and embrace servant leadership principals.
  • Be collaborative for the greater good of the team.

Be Professional

  • Demonstrate a higher level of service and knowledge for the clients benefit.
  • Be dependable and thorough in the service delivery.
  • Form and nurture relationships.

Be Innovative and Passionate

  • Challenge the status quo; maximize risk managed client business solutions
  • Show drive and passion for one’s “calling or purpose” in life aligning with the company goals and objectives.
  • Exhibit foundational work-life balance rooted in Faith, Family and Country.

Just own IT

  • Self-accountability
  • Empower yourself to take charge and get it done
  • Uphold our commitment of dependable IT services