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GL Accountant

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Location
Memphis, TN
Hourly
$24.00 - $25.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Jan 10, 2018
Job ID
2465517

The General Ledger Accountant works under the direction of the General Ledger Supervisor or Manager to perform general accounting work for departments. This includes, during monthly closeout, posting to the general ledger, preparing financial statements and other reports for each property; assisting staff in any way possible, reviewing financial statements for completeness; preparing journal entry import spreadsheets; performing related accounting duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Posts entries to the general ledger, prepares financial statements and statistical reports, and front cover analysis during closeout
  • Reviews financial statements for completeness, making all necessary accruals, amortizations, and reversals and production of monthly reports.
  • Reviews monthly financial statements prepared by fellow accountants (peer review).
  • Updates the system for the organizations fixed asset additions.
  • Updates the analysis of accounts.
  • Maintains the checkbook information, agreeing or reconciling each cash journal to the validated deposit slip.
  • Prepares the Excel journal import spreadsheet and updates standard accruals.
  • Assists the department by participating in the completion of other monthly projects such as preparing cross charge information or reconciling inter-company accounts.
  • Assists in other duties as required by the department.
  • Assists in completing testing as required by Internal Audit

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a closely related field of study and at least two years of professional accounting experience; Knowledge of Microsoft Office application software, especially Excel.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of all major accounting principles
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and promptly
  • Ability to communicate professionally to others, both verbally and in writing