Responsible for moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and/or the resultant managerial reports and/or financial statements.
30% Reconciles assigned general ledger accounts of routine to moderate complexity. Initiates and/or processes journal entries into various accounts.
Performs reviews of various systems activities for Financial and/or Operational reporting, which may include upper level review of co-workers or next level review. 30% Prepares financial reports for financial analysis, forecasting, trending, budgeting, and/or results analysis to ensure transactions in the ledger tie to statistical files and/or various financial reports.
Performs analyses of financial data to identify problem areas and/or report to management. Prepares supporting reports and/or spreadsheets required to prepare financial reports. 20% Prepares spreadsheets for daily and/or monthly balancing and/or reconciling. Researches and/or completes account reconciliations to maintain accurate general ledger accounts. Resolves out of balance situations and/or ensures outstanding items do not exceed standard timeframe. 15% Maintains documentation of work papers including costing, invoicing, allocation and/or other required auditable documents.
Assists with all audit preparation and/or review. Assists internal and/or external auditors. 5% Assists supervisor with special projects. May assist in directing activities of staff or a function. Required Skills and Abilities: Knows fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. Possesses good communication, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to work independently. Required Software and Tools: Microsoft Office. Ability to use data retrieval applications. Preferred Software and Other Tools: Able to write queries using database software.
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Location: Columbia, SC