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Staff Accountant

First Transit - CAPITOL HEIGHTS, 2911

Posted: 07/17/2018

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant prepares basic financial reports under general supervision. He or She will perform moderately complex activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports.
  • Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Reports the company’s finances to management, offering suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • Prepares journal entries as needed.
  • Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures.
  • Coordinates accounting matters with other departments, locations, and divisions.
  • Oversees all billing, payroll, and cash handling processes including supervisor of clerical staff.  
  • Reconciles assigned accounts and calculates depreciation/amortization expenses.
  • Prepares and distributes monthly Financial Books.
  • May assist with training and mentoring Accountants

Staff Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
  • Experience with MS Office products and accounting software preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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