Accounting Technician I
Title: Accounting Technician I
Department: Goldbelt, Incorporated
Category: Regular Full Time FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary/Grade Level: DOE Date Approved: 12/2018
Reports to (Supervises/Liaison): Director of Finance & Accounting
Under the general direction of the Director of Finance and Accounting, performs a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or related financial area in various areas of the company.
Reviews invoices; gathers and sorts documents and related information; manually assigns GL codes.
Pays invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payments.
Verifies statement accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.
Creates files with all invoices and expense accounts to which transactions will be posted; ensures accounts payable invoices are properly coded for accurate account posting.
Maintains vendor invoice files and records; computer files; and integrity of database(s).
Issues and maintains vendor information for year end 1099 reporting.
Processes timely and accurate billing
Collects on unpaid invoices and expedites cash receipts.
Deposits and records monthly cash receipts.
Provides general accounting support as assigned, including Accounts Payable (A/P) and general ledger (G/L) journal entries.Provides higher level Accounting Technicians (A/R and G/L) the necessary documentation for invoice copies when charged to an investment or receivable account G/L code.
Assists with special projects, the maintenance of corporate accounting records and filing system; and maintenance of database(s) and backup integrity.
Performs other related duties as requested.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability and skill in use of 10-Key calculator, data entry and general business machines; accuracy and speed are required.
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Proficient in Microsoft office suite, including word, excel, outlook, power point, internet
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain records and files
Knowledge of business practices, correspondence and typing.
Demonstrate knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles.
Knowledge and ability of accounting software systems
Ability to comprehend and correctly follow and apply oral and written instructions, procedures, and guidelines
Ability to operate standard office equipment including copy machines, fax machines, and calculators
Ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and work accurately under stress or with frequent interruptions
Ability to locate and compile information, data, or facts from various sources
Ability to collect, analyze, and organize accounting data
Must have a clear working knowledge of company policies and practices
Excellent attention to detail
Good problem-solving skills
Ability to work as a member of a team
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education and experience)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education and experience)
Associate of Arts degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping
Experience with Sage-Pro
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The office is a non-smoking facility with designated outside-smoking areas.