Accountant

About the job

The Accountant aids in maintaining various accounting functions, such as Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Payroll, and other accounting duties as assigned. The Accountant completes daily tasks by entering data and compiling information for review. Relies on administrative skills, accounting knowledge and understanding of financial concepts. Follows the direction and judgement of the Controller.

THE ROLE

Accounts Receivables:

  • Balance daily and month end accounts receivable to general ledger balances
  • Under direction, investigate outstanding invoices, make collection calls, negotiate payment terms, and processes liens for collections when necessary
  • Enter data into accounts receivable general ledger accounts

Accounts Payables:

  • Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments
  • Record, code, and process all invoices for payment
  • Prepare, enter, and maintain filing of Accounts Payable

Payroll:

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance payrolls
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

General Accounting:

  • Perform prompt account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances. Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Accurately prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts promptly
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
  • Research, track, and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws
  • Contributes to the team effort by supporting the business as directed

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Proven accounting experience, 5+ years’ experience
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and accounting procedures
  • Experience with foreign currency preferred
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Competency in MS Office, databases, and accounting software; QuickBooks
  • Payroll processing background: knowledge of PEO’s, ADP, and Ceridian preferred

DESIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Communication Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work in a common goal manner

Team and Independent Worker

  • Ability to work independently and at times with minimal supervision
  • Ability to build relationships and work well across company functions

Time & Project Management

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and excellent organizational skills
  • Effective time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, and prioritize accordingly
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks

Behavioral Traits

  • Demonstrates accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers

General Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Skilled data entry capability
  • Excellent analytical skills

EDUCATION

  • Associate degree required, Bachelor degree preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.

OTHER

Job Details

Employment Type – Full-time

Please send your CV for consideration to:
career@simemamerica.com

SIMEM is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by law.