This position teams to provide timely and accurate processing of all day-to-day Accounting operations and project accounting work. Specific duties may be split out among multiple Staff Accountants, so one Staff Accountant may not handle every responsibility on the list below.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities:
Owns the Payroll process, including bi-weekly and calendar year-end processing.
Uploads payroll entry to General Ledger on a bi-weekly basis.
Reconciles Payroll to the General Ledger and quarterly 941 reconciliations
Assists with year-end 1099s and W-2s.
Supports month-end closing, including timely and accurate payroll reconciliations including other general ledger accounts.
Performs year-end closing procedures and annual audit preparation accurately and timely.
Works with Controller or Senior Accountant on monthly contract and grant invoicing.
Reviews Accounting processes and makes suggestions for improvements.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Education / Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance required.
Excellent computer skills including database/spreadsheet skills, accounting software, MS Office and Internet.
Must be extremely organized, possess a sense of urgency, exceptional organizational and follow up skills.
Good knowledge of the member/organizational dynamics.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Professional self-starter, with the ability to work independently, without much supervision, as well as work collaboratively with others.
Ability to prioritize ever-changing priorities.
Ability to take direction from multiple people.
Ability to create and maintain processes and policies.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
About American Society for Engineering Education
Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. It accomplishes this mission bypromoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice;exercising worldwide leadership;fostering the technological education of society; andproviding quality products and services to members.In pursuit of academic excellence, ASEE develops policies and programs that enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty members, and promotes activities that support increased student enrollments in engineering and engineering technology colleges and universities. Strong communication and collaboration with national and international organizations further advances ASEE's mission.ASEE also fulfills its mission by providing a valuable communication link among corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions. ASEE's 12,000+ members include deans, department heads, faculty members, students, and government and industry representatives who hail from all disciplines of engineering and engineering technology. ASEE’s organiz...ational membership is composed of 400 engineering and engineering technology colleges and affiliates, more than 50 corporations, and numerous government agencies and professional associations. ASEE directs many of its efforts at providing for open and ongoing dialogues among these groups.