DirectedLINK

Accounting Manager

DirectedLINK - Los Angeles, CA

Accounting Manager, and-or, Certified Public Accountant in California

On site work. NO REMOTE

Pay Rate $40 -$45 per hour

Definition

Performs 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.

Typical Duties

  • 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.
  • 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.

Distinguishing Characteristics

An Accountant, following established rules and procedures, performs professional accounting duties such as establishing and maintaining accounting records, preparing and reviewing trial balances, preparing statements and reports, making adjusting entries, and overseeing the clerical accounting functions that include the classification and distribution of income and expenditures for subsequent posting to ledgers.

Class Qualifications

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

Ability to: 

Work independently

Apply accounting practices, principles, and procedures to assigned work, review and verify accounting data and resolve discrepancies, prepare clear and concise reports and statements, work independently on assigned projects as directed, establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with JATC administration, staff, and vendors, meet schedules and deadlines, misc. duties as necessary at the JATC, answer phones, assist with JATC clerical projects as necessary, maintain accurate accounting records, all duties are subject to change as necessary and directed.

Entrance Qualifications

 

Education and Experience: A bachelor’s degree is preferred with (10) years’ experience.

 



Posted On: Wednesday, June 29, 2022



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