Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting
Project Location(s): Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE OF FUNCTION

Maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assist the Controller with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/ Finance Department including grant management and budget review and analysis.
  • Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Finance policies and procedures
  • Perform the processing of monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per program and department.
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer’s benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting.
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis