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Accountant

ACCESS Dearborn, MI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical
Job Description

Job Title:       Accountant I

Job Status: Full-Time

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, the Accountant I applies principles of accounting to maintain accurate accounting records. Responsible for handling the account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and assisting Fiscal staff on various projects. Using basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices, the employee assists in preparing financial reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of standardized financial reports based on set procedures and schedules
  • Responsible for collecting bids either him/herself or ensuring that staff complete and submit to the fiscal office
  • Complete analysis of all procurements to submit for approval to appropriate individuals
  • Prepare and input general ledger entries by utilizing set procedures and various accounting systems
  • Retrieve data from various source systems to perform reconciliation processes
  • Review and update department procedures and documentation
  • Perform spreadsheet work to help analyze and distribute requested financial data to internal customers in a clear and concise format
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for multiple entities, which include performing bank reconciliations, preparing and posting required journal entries, reviewing and reconciling all balance sheet accounts and preparing summaries of significant events and budget variance
  • Prepare expenditure reports and monitor grant funding
  • Prepare all required reports for assigned functional units and other entities
  • Maintain records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material; update records as necessary
  • Provide support such as schedules, data, information, etc. for the annual budget process
  • Handle agency year-end asset depreciation
  • Maintain currency in accounting principles and procedures
  • Operate standard office equipment and use required software applications
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Finance, fund accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Financial and accounting software applications
  • Federal and state financial regulations
  • Microsoft Navision Accounting Software a plus

Skill in:

  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications for program area and other applications, including Microsoft Office

Ability to:

  • Analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Meet deadlines, including financial reports to funders on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as well as government reports
  • Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives
  • Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Handle stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Required Disciplines:
    •  Accounting, Finance or related field

~or~

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in accounting (preferable in a non-profit setting) or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licenses/Certifications Required at Date of Hire:
    • None

Working Conditions:

Hours:  Normal business hours, some additional hours may be required

Travel Required:  None generally required

Working Environment:  Climate controlled office

Pay Level: 6

Company Description
Our vision for ACCESS is to be an organization of people who are dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive, and fulfilling lives.

We see ACCESS as a vibrant organization that honors its Arab American heritage while serving as a non-profit model of excellence as a social service agency. We see ACCESS as an organization dedicated to the support of community building, actively focused on service to those in need within the broader community, to newly arrived immigrants, and as a strong advocate for cultural and social entrepreneurship, as well as the values of community service, healthy lifestyles, education, and philanthropy.

ACCESS

Why Work Here?
If you want to help others, see the tangible results of your efforts, and reap the rewards of service work, ACCESS is for you!

Our vision for ACCESS is to be an organization of people who are dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive, and fulfilling lives. We see ACCESS as a vibrant organization that honors its Arab American heritage while serving as a non-profit model of excellence as a social service agency. We see ACCESS as an organization dedicated to the support of community building, actively focused on service to those in need within the broader community, to newly arrived immigrants, and as a strong advocate for cultural and social entrepreneurship, as well as the values of community service, healthy lifestyles, education, and philanthropy.

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2651 Saulino Court

Dearborn, MI
48126 USA

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