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Staff Accountant

Company Overview

Experience Matters. Nearly 20 years ago, HouseWorks was launched. One of the first private home care companies in the country, we continue to lead the industry - influencing national policy while advocating tirelessly on behalf of our clients.

Job Summary

As a Staff Accountant, this position will be responsible for the accurate recording of transactions in a fast-paced environment. The ability to balance priorities and great time management skills are a must. Qualities that are highly valued in this position are: thorough accounting knowledge, trustworthiness, accuracy, and customer service skills. This position reports to the Senior Staff Accountant.

Responsibilities and Duties

Month End Tasks 

  • Assist with monthly closing process
  • Perform variance analysis
  • Complete various month-end reconciliations and schedules

Accounts Payable

  • Ensure vendor bills are entered accurately and scheduled for payment within terms
  • Perform check runs
  • Collect and match supporting documents and purchase orders with vendor invoices
  • Enter invoices in accounting system as received
  • Note posted invoices on cash flow

Accounts Receivable

  • Manage accounts receivable to achieve outstanding balance on average less than thirty days
  • Make collection calls on past due accounts using a professional and helpful tone
  • Record all contact and actions in the database clearly and thoroughly
  • Send corrected bills, late fee billings, and/or letters to customers as needed
  • Run weekly and monthly reports

Payroll

  • Assist in the bi-weekly processing of payroll
  • Export data file from the database and upload to the payroll system
  • Reconcile reports from the database against the payroll system
  • Generate invoices and send to clients bi-weekly
  • Interact with multiple departments to reconcile payroll variances

Other

  • Involved in various ad-hoc projects as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in accounting
  • Ability to reconcile large sets of data
  • Proficiency in day-to-day operations such as A/P, A/R and Payroll
  • Excellent computer skills: Fluency in Microsoft Office software packages, particularly Excel, Experience with accounting software required
  • High energy, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Strong organizational ability and detail orientation

 

Benefits and Perks

Benefits. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical coverage, 401k retirement option, paid holiday, vacation and sick time and other voluntary benefits. We also offer a robust Employee Assistance Program and Training and Workshop opportunities for your professional development.

Support Through a Culture of Learning and Employee Engagement. Our dedicated Case Management, Scheduling, Home Modification and Administrative teams are focused on building relationships with clients, families and employees alike. When you join the team at HouseWorks, you have access to our resources!

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