Accounting Principals is looking for a Staff Accountant to join an accounting team in Woodstock, IL. This is a temporary to permanent position with starting pay up to $30/hour. To qualify, you must have 2-4 years of grant management experience, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 skills.
WORKING HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Oversight of day-to-day miscellaneous receivables billing, and collection activities. Develop and maintain accounting controls over revenue collection and focus on data accuracy. Be well versed in complex revenue recognition principles.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual, and as needed financial analyses and reports to present to the Chief Financial Officer, County Administrator, Finance & Audit Committee, and/or County Board Chair and Board.
Reviews, proposes, and implements resolutions to, internal and external auditor findings, significant deficiencies, material weaknesses, and recommendations.
Provide leadership, oversight, and guidance for the operation of grant accounting and compliance functions, including review and preparation of budgets and amendments, preparation of grant reports and financial documentation.
Analyze various grantor revenue and expenditure reports and make appropriate recommendations to ensure compliance with budgeted projections and grant provisions.
Provide oversight in the preparation and monitoring of organizational as well as departmental grant budgets.
Prepare audit worksheets, schedules, reports and supporting documentation to be used during grant audits by federal, state, or other related agencies.
Prepares and enters adjusting entries, year-end closing entries and other journal entries as required; verifies Treasurer’s Offices postings to the general ledger and/or reconciles posting errors as they are found. Reviews cash receipt entries from decentralized departments and outside reporting agencies\elected offices.
Assists with the annual audit and budget process.
Other tasks, as assigned.
Requires a minimum of four years of experience including customer service, state and federal grant management, finance and/or accounting department.
Experience with FEMA Public Assistance, preferred.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree.
Certified Public Finance Officers preferred or to obtain within the first year of employment with the County.
Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Mastery of Microsoft Excel, Teams, Word, Outlook, and general accounting software.
Needs to be trustworthy with a proven ability to appropriately handle confidential financial information.
Strong work ethic and time management, a keen sense of urgency and accountability for follow-through.
High analytic and financial insight with a desire to problem solve.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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