Accounting Technician, Payroll

Industry

Accountancy

Advert ID

USA_397740

Location

Bellingham

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Part-Time

Salary Range

USD16.00-18.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Bellingham, WA - (USA) 216 West Champion Street WA Bellingham , WA - 98225 Phone : 360-671-1977

ContactNumber

360-671-1977

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:



Performs accounting support functions contributing to the collection, maintenance, and reporting of timely and accurate financial and accounting information. This position specializes in payroll and fixed asset and equipment inventory.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Prepares and maintains payroll for all staff. This includes the coordination, review and filing of payroll documents. Prepares payroll-related reports, including the preparation and submission of quarterly reports. Assists with salaries budget preparation and on-going administration. Oversee, review, and assist employees with their benefits package. This includes: medical and life insurance, deferred compensation enrollment, and retirement reporting. And assisting employees enroll for those benefits. Assist in new employee orientation. Coordinates and maintains fixed asset and equipment inventory. Performs physical inventory, adds new items to inventory database, and disposes or transfers inventory assets, as appropriate. Prepare depreciation schedules for capital assets and reconcile the balance to the general ledger.



Maintains A/R ledgers for Section 8 Portability programs, damage claims and payments for Section 8 tenants, grant fund.



requisitions for Shelter Plus Care and HOPWA, and other miscellaneous A/R for special programs. Tenant accounting for 101 unit project.



Processes accounts payable for assigned programs. Perform monthly bank statement reconciliations for numerous Housing Authority accounts



Provides tenant and landlord customer service, including providing accounting-related information, responding to questions and tenant/landlord reporting for government agencies. Maintain tenant accounting system, including generating statements, preparing journal vouchers for tenant counts receivable, processing move-outs, maintaining tenant records and processing tenant payments.



Maintain utility register for all public housing projects-tracking HA payments for utilities.



Prepares and coordinates paperwork for eviction process.



Performs appropriate reconciliation and closing of related journal entries.



OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as a backup in maintaining daily cash management, including bank deposits, maintaining petty cash fund, and reporting.



Performs other accounting-related duties as assigned.



WORKING CONDITIONS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

This position functions primarily in an office environment. Physical inventory and banking functions occasionally take the incumbent out of the office. Incumbents must be able to effectively utilize computers and related software, computer printers, adding machine, typewriter, fax machine, check printer, check signer, stamp mailing machine, copy machine, inventory scanning equipment, calculator, and telephone system.



QUALIFICATIONS:

* Knowledge of payroll functions and COBRA certification.



* Ability to interpret and comply with established accounting policies and procedures.



* Ability to solve routine technical accounting problems.



* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the organization.



* Ability to perform routine work procedures.



* Ability to type 40 w.p.m.



* Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive information.



* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.



* Maintain dependable and punctual attendance.



Education and Experience

* Associates Degree with emphasis in general business curriculum, basic accounting, and bookkeeping.