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ACCOUNTANT

Location: Duluth
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Great immediate Opening! Please send your resume today to wendy.thompson@adeccona.com


Job Title: Accountant


Department: Accounting


Reports To: Sr. Staff Accountant


PURPOSE: Perform accounting roles and support Sr. Staff Accountant properties assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE


Associate's degree; general working knowledge of accounting principles; minimum of two to three year's related experience, or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS


Valid drive's license



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Support for the monthly accounting of assigned resort property, including but not limited to:


o Create monthly journal entries, reconciliations, review daily audits, etc.


o Coordinate accounting process performed by resort staff.


o Assist in preparation of financial statements.


o Attends/participates in preliminary financial meetings with managers either independently or with the Sr. Staff Accountant.


o Populate the monthly analysis and provide analysis of corporate-driven items.


o Research questions on financial statements; participate in data analysis for property assigned.


o Participate in the monthly review meeting including responding to questions, creating action item list and distribution of finalized analysis when Sr. Staff Accountant is not available.


o Assist in budget preparation process.


o Participate in the budget and forecast process as defined by executive team.


Responsible for the accounting of associations related to assigned resort property, including but not limited to:


o Create monthly journal entries, reconciliations, etc.


o Review preliminary financial statements with managers and Senior Staff Accountant.


o Prepare the association's financial statements including analysis or memo to the board.


o Oversee the dues collection process.


o Assist in the budget and forecast process which could include coordinating preparation with General Manager and Senior Staff Accountant


o Assist in preparation of financial materials to present at meetings.


The following duties are as assigned:


o Review and prepare sales tax filings.


o Complete special projects in the accounting department.


o Design reports in Report Manager.


o Account payable statement reviews.


o Provide back-up to the payroll department including processing payroll, preparing taxes, creating reports.


o Assist in year-end 401K testing and 401k audits.


o Assist with year-end closing procedures and reconciliations including W-2 and 1099 preparation.



COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, ABILITIES


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies, skills and abilities:


Upholds Company Values.


Ability to be adaptable and flexible.


Prioritizes and plans work activities, creating action plans when necessary. Uses time efficiently.


Maintains acceptable attendance and punctuality.


Follows through on commitments. Willingness and skills available to become a Staff Accountant or Senior Staff Accountant if the opportunity is presented.


Accepts feedback and suggestions without letting either interfere with performance. Proficient in Excel, Word, and accounting software, preferably Great Plains.


Achieve a detailed understanding of how the resort accounting process works;


Ability to read, analyze and interpret business reports such as financial reports.


Ability to write in a specific prescribed style and format.


Ability to effectively present information to management, groups, and boards.


Ability to apply concepts such as probability, fractions, percentages and ratios to situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Ability to use a computer for advanced applications such as spreadsheets, business correspondence (email, memos, etc.), job-specific software programs.

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