Accountant/Payroll Specialist

DirectedLINK - Vista, CA

We are seeking candidates that perform professional accounting duties which involve establishing and maintaining accounting records, preparing and reviewing trial balances, preparing statements and reports, making adjusting entries, and providing technical direction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares and reviews periodic trial balances and reconciles them with the general ledger.

· Prepares accounting statements and reports for the Board of Trustees.

· Determines and establishes accounts receivable/accounts payables from Board reports, inter-district contracts, payroll records, specially-funded program agreements, and various other sources of information.

· Reconciles open accounts receivable with the general ledger on a periodic basis.

· Process weekly payroll using ADP Workforce Now.

· Analyzes accounting data, identifies and determines causes of discrepancies, and recommends corrective and preventative measures. Maintains accounting controls over documents processed by data processing, verifies accuracy of output documents, and resolves discrepancies. Reviews and corrects the coding of items such as payroll documents, contract documents, and purchasing documents for account distribution according to fund, appropriation, organizational unit, legality, and funding. Acts as liaison and provides approved information concerning the accounting system to auditors.

· Answers inquiries from administrators, staff, vendors, employers and accounting procedures and policies. Performs related duties as assigned.

· Duties are subject to change with or without notice as required by the employer

Knowledge of:

Principles, procedures, practices, and theories of accounting, Accounting-codes, classification, and terminology

Principles and methods of account maintenance, Federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the accounting and financial systems, Organization and management of records, tracking fixed assets and preparing depreciation schedules, book all investments, collections.

Capabilities of enterprise systems, software Quickbooks, ADP, Excel, WordPerfect, and hardware used in accounting, Collections, performing month end closing, book all investments, Prepares financial reports to the Board of Trustees.

Posted On: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Compensation: $28-$32

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