General Ledger Accountant
Company: Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Posted on: January 15, 2019
PLANNED PARENTHOOD MAR MONTE San Jose, CA General Ledger Accountants Join our team and make a difference! About us, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte provides a range of reproductive and general health services including adult primary health care, pediatrics, prenatal, birth control, cancer screening, pregnancy testing, sterilization, STD screening and treatment. We are currently seeking two full-time motivated General Ledger Accountants. POSITION SUMMARY: The Accountant is a member of the general ledger section of the finance department. The Accountant will be responsible for facilitating and completing the monthly close. The Accountant will be responsible for analyzing balance sheet and income statement accounts as well as assisting in the analysis of the financial statements. The Accountant will be responsible for preparing monthly journal entries including but not limited to monthly accruals, and necessary adjusting entries. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES Using NetSuite ERP system; gather, prepare, analyze and summarize general ledger data on an accrual basis to ensure accurate computer financial statements. Responsible for preparing monthly payroll journal entries including but not limited to monthly accruals, and necessary adjusting entries and submitting to the General Ledger section of the Accounting Department in a timely manner to ensure accurate monthly financial statements. Maintain and reconcile balance sheet, income and expense accounts to the general ledger on a monthly basis. Meet reporting requirements of external government and non-government agencies, as well as internal management to assist in making timely and effective decisions. Assist in preparing reports and providing accounting-related information and analysis to departmental managers, management team, and various external bodies. Prepare schedules and provide support for various financial and tax audits. Meet established deadlines for compiling data for financial transactions and reports. Research any significant variances and take follow up action when necessary. Assist in preparing reports and providing accounting-related information and analysis to departmental managers, management team, and various external bodies. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Perform other duties as assigned by Finance Management Staff. MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. A typical means of acquiring those abilities would be: Bachelors Degree, preferably in Accounting or a related field required. Minimum of 2 years of experience at the accountant-level. Non-profit experience a plus. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental Audit Standards, U.S. Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, and the pronouncements of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with PPMM staff, funding sources and the general public. Ability to analyze complex data and exercise sound judgment without supervision. Thorough knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing applications, such as Excel and Word as well as various accounting software applications. Work independently and to plan and organize work effectively. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Organizational and decision making skills with ability to meet deadlines and to set priorities. At Planned Parenthood, our most valuable asset is our people. We offer competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401(k) plan, EAP, FSA, and educational reimbursement for our employees. To apply, please go to www.ppmarmonte.org Planned Parenthood Mar Monte is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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