Position Description: -Provides accounting, finance and clerical support -Establishes and maintains department files in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) -Follows established guidelines in performing routine day-to-day tasks -Screens telephone calls, visitors and incoming correspondences for assigned department -Complex accounting support -Post transactions to various ledgers, journals and registers. -Reconciles report discrepancies and problems. -Reviews accounting transactions for accuracy and completeness, verifies against appropriate documentation and forwards for processing. -Inputs accounting data into computer for tracking, manipulation and reporting purposes. -Compiles and prepares specialized accounting reports. -Researches accounting records to assist in the identification and resolution of problems or inadequacies of accounting information. -Assists in training and guiding of lower level and new accounting clerk personnel.
Skills Required: -Proficiency in Microsoft Applications especially databases. -Financial systems experience -Knowledge of government contract to include Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). -Operate 10-key by touch. -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience Required: -Typically three (3) to five (5) years experience in financial systems.
Education Required : -High School diploma or equivalent plus some advanced formal training. -Six (6) hours credit in accounting principles and/or Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline preferred.