Intermediate Accountant - Research Accounting

Job ID: J133497
Company: Allegheny Singer Research Institute
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Oct 8, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Under minimal supervision, performs professional level accounting work including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records. Deals mainly with post-transaction reporting and functions and provides guidance to lower level accountants. Assists in the accurate preparation of financial statements, reports and analyses and in the maintenance of accounting procedures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines accounting documents for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Provides guidance to lower level accounting personnel. (20%)
  • Generates financial statements and supporting schedules for monthly reporting or as needed. Prepares and analyzes basic financial statements, charts, tables, and other supporting schedules. (20%)
  • Prepares journal entries and reviews entries prepared by lower level staff. Responsible for preparing the monthly journal entry control log for management review. (20%)
  • Analyzes accounting transactions and determines corrective actions or adjustments. Performs detail fluctuation analysis on financial statements and other analysis as requested. (20%)
  • Ensures general ledger transactions are recorded accurately, timely and support documentation is sufficient. Reviews records of receipts and disbursements; verifies accuracy of all interfaces and sub-ledger transactions. (10%)
  • Serves as the primary contact for respective business units' department managers or staff. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university plus 3-5 years related experience in accounting; or at a minimum, associate’s degree plus 5-7 years’ related accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience with general ledger system knowledge.

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree.
  • CPA or CMA.
  • Health care experience.

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