The Staff Accountant will assist the Accounting and Finance Department with general ledger reconciliation and account maintenance, as well as financial analysis and audit support. As part of the Accounting and Finance team, responsibilities include preparing analysis, reconciliation and maintenance of payables and producing journal entries. Staff Accountant ensures accounting procedures conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Perform assigned journal entries and analysis as part of the month end closing.
Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and ensure integrity of balances, including reconciliation between membership database and general ledger.
Prepare accruals at the month end close.
Interact with our external auditors.
Effectively and timely communicate accounting policies and procedures as needed in response to staff inquiries.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing goals and delivering related results as needed.
Provide directors with information necessary to complete their periodic-variance to budget analysis.
Serves as a backup to the Senior Staff Accountant.
Assist with additional projects on an ad-hoc basis at the direction of the Controller.
Other duties that may be assigned during his/her employment.
Relocating to Rosemont Area in Spring 2020
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or a related field, along with 2-4 years of experience.
Should have a proficiency in data base entry
Should have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word & Excel)
Should have experience with Great Plains Accounting System
Should have strong analytical skills
Should have a knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Should have a knowledge of automated accounting systems and reporting tools
SKILL SETS NEEDED
A desire to perform in a high-quality manner
A team oriented self-starter with initiative and a professional image
Excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective working relationships with members, colleagues, and volunteers
Ability to work with and adapt to people with diverse cultural backgrounds
An enthusiastic team player who cheerfully works with teammates to achieve goals
Strong administrative, analytical and organizational skills with the ability to plan and manage work effectively
Ability to working on several projects at one time
Resourcefulness, adaptability and flexibility with a customer service orientation
Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines and deliver on commitments
Patience and perseverance Dependability / punctuality
Additional Salary Information: Great Benefits
About Prestressed Concrete Institute
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is an organization dedicated to fostering greater understanding and use of precast and prestressed concrete. Founded in 1954, PCI is the technical institute for the precast, prestressed concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures and systems. It is from this Body of Knowledge that buildings codes, design guides, education, and certification programs are derived.PCI publishes a broad array of technical manuals, reports, periodicals, and other informational documents. PCI provides technical resources, certification for companies and individuals, and continuing education. Additionally, it conducts research and development projects, conventions, conferences, awards programs, and much more.