Robert Half International Accounting Clerk in Charlotte, North Carolina
A nonprofit organization in South Charlotte is seeking an Accountant for an immediate contract assignment. The Accountant will be handling invoice processing, posting to the general ledger, reconciling the general ledger, assisting in month-end close, tracking the donations, and assisting in the payroll process. The Accountant will utilize advanced Excel functions such as VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables to assist in the month-end reporting process. Experience working in Great Plains (ERP) is a plus.
The ideal Accountant will have 3-5 years of accounting experience. A completed Bachelors Degree is preferred, but not a must. The Accountant must be highly organized, a self-starter, independent, and willing to listen to feedback.
Overall accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
Support Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance, and process daily invoices/credit
Assemble statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources
Support Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing
See to the proper coding of documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
Rectify discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
Transmit financial information to journals and ledgers
Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast paced and challenging environment
Account reconciliation experience
Proven knowledge of payroll
Deep understanding of general ledger
Bank reconciliations experience highly desired
Well-founded grasp of month end closings
Solid understanding of Microsoft Great Plains Accounting
Expertise in Microsoft Excel
AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred
Outstanding data entry skills
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience recommended
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