Staff Accountant (Payroll/AP/GL)-REMOTE POSITION

One of the nation’s leading providers of regulatory management software and services to government and private-sector organizations, is seeking to hire a Full-time Staff Accountant (Payroll/AP/GL) to join its team. This position is based in the Baltimore/DC area and can remote within the region. Responsible for reconciling accounts payable, processing company payroll, ensuring prompt payment of invoices and developing and maintaining a comprehensive financial filing system for the company. Responsible for generating financial statements after month-end and for ensuring the accuracy of the financial records. Qualified applicants should be ready to grow with the company and have a passion for learning new technology and best accounting practices to automate and advance the operations of the accounting department.

Responsibilities:

General Accounting and Month-End

  • Reviews and prepares journal entries and / or other accounting transactions while ensuring general activity is processed in accordance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Drafts, validates, and / or adheres to standard operating procedures as well as identifies gaps, making recommendations and presenting solutions to address internal control weaknesses
  • Researches and corrects errors and anomalies identified in various financial reports
  • Prepares and reviews various ad-hoc reports, summaries, and other information for the management team
  • Applies internally established accounting processes
  • Analyzes balance sheets and income statements
  • Regularly maintains detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
  • Provides detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions
  • Prepares documentation for external auditors
  • Maintains orderly electronic financial filing system
  • Assists with other accounting projects in the office

Accounts Payable

  • Supports accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice payments and employee travel reimbursements
  • Verifies all addresses and Federal ID numbers of vendors, if available
  • Gathers all appropriate electronic signatures for payment
  • Clarifies any questionable invoice items, prices, or receiving signatures; obtains proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments
  • Maintains electronic copies of invoices and/or other relevant correspondence necessary for files
  • Analyzes, reviews and imports monthly credit card transactions
  • Tracks tax payments and compiles information for tax filing

Payroll

  • Sets up new hires in accounting system
  • Manages timesheet submission and approval process for payroll, biweekly
  • Runs payroll using Paylocity
  • Posts all payroll related entries to accounting system
  • Processes all benefit payments (401k upload, HSA contributions etc.)
  • Year-end preparation of W2’s and 1099’s

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Self-starter with strong project-management, multi-tasking and follow-through skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong financial analysis abilities and attention to detail
  • Exceptional organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to meet all assigned deadlines
  • Ability to create corporate financial statements and/ or revise current statements at the direction of the controller
  • Working knowledge of the following programs is a big plus: Microsoft Dynamics SL, Unanet, Paylocity
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • At least two years’ experience in accounting or related field

Pay:  DOE

Benefits:  Comprehensive benefit package included.

Schedule:   Full-time; Remote or in person.

Zip code: 21046

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