Accountant

McKinney, TX 75069

Post Date: 05/02/2018 Job ID: 35142 Industry: General
Our client in Dallas has an immediate need for an Accountant.

The Accountant will be a key member of the Financial Services team. The Accountant performs governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. This position is also a resource for the compilation of financial reports, budget, data analysis, forecasting and special projects with a concentration in revenues and receivables.


Basic Responsibilities

  • Provides support to the Financial Services Division with a concentration in accounting.
  • Prepares accurate journal entries with adequate documentation.
  • Performs analysis of accounts including reconciliations to subsidiary ledgers.
  • Assists departments with general ledger inquiries and accounting questions.
  • Assists in the preparation and compilation of audit schedules and year end activities.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget, audit, CAFR, and other financial documents.
  • Records, tracks, and analyzes revenues including property tax, sales tax, grants, and other revenue sources.
  • Reconciles daily cash, revenues, and receivables by fund and account from subsidiary ledgers.
  • Assists with accounting integration to subsidiary ledgers in various software applications.
  • Maintains grant project accounting and prepares quarterly/annual grant reports.
  • Tracks unearned and deferred revenues, receivables, and other balance sheet activity.
  • Assists with fixed assets, inventory, and internal audits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS
  • Prior experience using general ledger systems, CAFRs, monthly financial reports, Internet sites, or other sources as needed.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills including the ability to calculate and tabulate data.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field. Successful candidates should possess three (3) years of professional accounting or financial experience. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

CPA certification and/or governmental experience preferred.


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