Staff Accountant

Location

Richmond

Department

Accounting and Finance

PURPOSE

Assist in the financial operations of the agency and month end closing procedures.  Prepare, analyze and maintain various client related tools such as time vs fees, staffing plans, profitability reports and revenue recognition reporting documentation.  Develop and maintain close working relationships with account management, financial management and department staff involved in client accounting.

 MAJOR DUTIES

  1. Prepare assigned client time vs fees analysis reports in accordance with specifications of individual client compensation agreements. Reconcile system generated time reports and sales ledgers to time vs fee reports. 
  2. Prepare staffing analysis for projected hours by project to develop service agreement fee for each respective client.
  3. Prepare monthly reconciliation of revenue by client for each service agreement.
  4. Prepare quarterly budgeting for assigned client’s, while working with account team to insure accuracy.
  5. Working with business segments to ensure the accuracy of billings and proper revenue recognition and forecasting future revenue for business segment. 
  6. Review client estimates and service agreements to ensure that appropriate compensation language and revenue recognition has been accounted for properly.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE

  1. Month end closing procedures are performed according to specified deadlines.
  2. Client staffing plans are accurate and approved by the Accounting Supervisor/Senior Accountant.
  3. Establish positive and professional rapport with colleagues.
  4. Obtain sufficient knowledge of accounting systems.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  •  Bachelor in Accounting or business related field; experience working with account reconciliations, financial statement preparation, and general accounting functions.
  •  Experience with accounting software programs and business application packages.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  •  Sensitive to deadlines, highly organized, and able to prioritize heavy workload.  Must be able to work independently.
  •  Ability to cultivate strong working relationships based on teamwork, professionalism, communication of key information, and mutual respect.