Accountant
RICHMOND, VA Finance
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

The Faison Center is seeking an Accountant to add to their Finance Team. This position will cover all facets of accounting cycle to include but not limited to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Reconciliations, Bank Reconciliations, and audit prep.

Accountant responsibilities:

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions
  • Provide input into department's goal setting process
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Communicate with COO and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise
Requirements

  

Accountant requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues