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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Finance

Staff Accountant (With a focus on accounts payable)

SEIU Local 2015 Job Description

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for preparing and maintaining the annual audit binder which includes Employee Generated Costs for LM-2 reporting, coding and journalizing all credit card charges to the correct account, recording cash receipts, processing SEIU Local 2015 payroll, maintaining the inter-company Due To / Due From for Homecare Workers Training Center, and maintaining various schedules throughout the year to facilitate year end audits and filings.

Duties & Responsibilities: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

 Analyzes monthly Employee Generated Cost entries and reclassifies and necessary.

 Performs reconciliation of Employment generated by Schedule 9 and 10 of the LM2 Report.

 Prepares and maintains EGC/Salary spreadsheets for LM2 preparation.

 Analyzes general ledger and prepares appropriate journal entries.

 Assists in maintaining general ledger.

 Maintains schedules for general ledger account reconciliation on a monthly basis.

 Records cash receipts, including coding, posting and analyzing entries and balancing accounts.

 Prepares reports and schedules for special funds or special projects, as needed.

 Analyzes and journalizes credit card transactions.

 Maintains reconciled schedule for Due To / Due From Homecare Workers TC.

 Maintains scheduled information for legal compliance reporting.

 Gathers and maintains information for Agency Fee Payer Timesheets.

 Performs internal audits and reconciliation of various accounts.

 Posts the investment activity, including income, to the investment journal; makes investment journal entries for the general ledger.

 Assists in preparation of the 1099 and W-2s on a yearly basis.

 Assists with the implementation of suggested changes made by the auditor.

 Assists the Controller and Lead Accountants with special projects.

 Assists in maintaining records on leases, lease purchase agreements, and lease abstracts.

 Serves as backup for the General Ledger Accountant position.

 Assists in preparation of tax filings – 990s, LM2, personal property and sales tax.

 Prepares accrual entries as needed.

 Meets multiple deadlines.

 Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission.


BA or BS degree in accounting or equivalent preferred, with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of full cycle accounting experience.

 Thorough knowledge of MSExcel and accounting software systems.

 Ability to prepare financial statements, perform reconciliations, and journal entries.

 Ability to operate 10-key by touch.

 Must have excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

 Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

 Skilled in the use of personal computers using accounting, database, and spreadsheet software including Microsoft Office Suite.

 Union accounting experience, a plus, but not required.

 Test required.

Physical Requirements:

Work is generally performed in an office setting. Employees must recognize that working in the labor movement is tough, demanding work, which sometimes requires working long or irregular hours that may necessitate over time. Some travel may be required.

Scope and Nature of Supervision:

This position reports to the Lead Accountant, Controller or designee.

To apply send resume and cover letter to jobs@seiu2015.org

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