Job Description

Under general supervision, applies accrual accounting principles to prepare, analyze, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports for basic portfolios of YAM properties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Completes basic level accounting transactions in preparation of financial statement packages. Creates and posts journal entries. Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.

 

Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.

 

Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements. Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.

 

Coordinates work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 

Accreditation or degree from a two-year program with emphasis in accounting or finance required plus a minimum of two years accounting or finance experience required.

 

Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field preferred.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS 

Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from co-workers, and/or supervisor.

 

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE 

Requires a basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including a basic knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP). 

 

REASONING ABILITY 

Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES 

Intermediate knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.