Accounting Specialist Job – Austin TX

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Why You’ll Love this Job

What you’ll do
 
As a member of the Finance team reporting to the CFO, the Accounting Specialist will work closely with management and staff on a wide variety of daily activities to support the accounting and financial reporting needs of the organization and ensure policies and procedures are followed.   In addition:
Prepare Invoices according to contract specifications and post payments accordingly
Perform banking transactions, including wiring and transferring funds
Process full cycle accounts payable from coding and recording vendor invoices to processing payments in a timely manner
Process employee expense reports
Communicates with vendors via phone or email to answer inquiries or clarify issues.
Manage vendor files
Timely and accurate processing of employee payroll including transmitting payroll taxes, processing of garnishment payments and employee benefit payments
Generate 1099's and W-2's
Prepares deposits and records to accounting system
Assists with timely month end and year end close and performs monthly account reconciliations
Identify areas of improvement in accounting processes and work with Accounting team to improve effectiveness and efficiency of department
Assist CFO with risk management program and insurance claims
Assist with preparation of audit documents and tax returns
Perform other duties as assigned
The position is full-time (40 Hours per week) working Monday through Friday, with some weekends or after hours work periodically during the year.  Conditions and benefits are contained in the Employee Manual.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Who you are
Associate’s degree with significant coursework in accounting, business or related field.  AND/OR
1-3 years general accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and employee benefits.
Demonstrates proficiency with automated accounting software
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with MS Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Exceptional attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to produce high quality work
Preferred Experience:  Great Plains/MS Dynamics

Qualifications

Our expectations
A commitment to the mission of Habitat for Humanity
Adheres to agency policies and procedures
Performs duties as workload necessitates
Willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities as individual grows in position
Communicates regularly with supervisor about workload and organizational issues
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize work load
Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
Demonstrate high level of internal and external customer service
Perks & Benefits

  • Generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, company paid health, dental, life insurance, 401k etc.
  • Prior years of service with other non profits count towards vesting in 401k program
  • Attractive open office environment in a newly renovated building in South Austin (close to Downtown)
  • Onsite parking and employee discount at ReStore
  • Competitive salary

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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Type: Full Time (Salaried)
Job ID: 12521