Staff Accountant

Cancer Genetics Cherry Hill , NJ 08002

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organizations assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and year end closing of all entities. Includes the preparation of balance sheets and income statements and consolidating reporting package.

  • Maintains the general ledger.

  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.

  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.

  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.

  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.

  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.

  • Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.

  • Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.

  • Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.

  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.

  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, or related field, required.

  • At least five years of related experience required.

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