Basic Information

Job Category: Finance

Location: Berlin, New Jersey, United States

Date published: 01-Sep-2021

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Staff Accountant

We are seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join our team in Berlin, NJ.

Who we are:
We are a non-profit that runs residences and day programs for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.  

About the role:
Provide support as needed to the Controller. Use Peachtree software to accurately record accounting information.  Duties will vary and may increase in responsibility over time.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll including journal entries
  • Prepare, review, and analyze the OT report.
  • Review and code invoices for processing.
  • Help Controller reconcile balance sheet accounts and close the monthly books.
  • Assists with reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Reconciles and updates Individuals accounts.  
  • Assist in tracking Social Security payments, rent and contribution to care.
  • Control and reconcile corporate credit cards, gas cards and food cards.
  • Create and book invoices to Individuals for rents, cable etc.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Fully learn and document the medical billing function – serve as back up.
  • Understand the A/P function and serve as a backup.
  • Help create and institute best accounting practices, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education & experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required with minimum of three (3) years’ experience.  Non-profit experience helpful. Strong MS Excel skills; Experience processing payroll preferably with ADP.  Knowledge of Peachtree software helpful
Required skills and abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with other departments and to enforce policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.