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  • #179766

    Cynthia Mims

    The Accounting Specialist is self motivated with the ability to take initiative and determine when it is necessary to reach out for assistance. Strong candidates must be able to grow with the business assuming greater responsibility and future challenging opportunities. In order to be successful the person in this role needs strong interpersonal skills, relationship building skills and a strong work ethic. The Accounting Specialist reports to the Controller.

    Essential Functions:

    Accounts Payable

    • Record all Accounts Payable transactions including managing proper coding, invoice authorization and processing payments
    • Review employee expense reports for completeness, accuracy, reasonableness, proper coding, and compliance with company policy

    Accounts Receivable

    • Generate invoices to all clients
    • Manage Accounts Receivable balances to ensure proper turnover ratios through performing collection procedures as required in the company escalation process
    • Complete daily application of cash receipts
    • Manage monthly close processes including analysis of client balances, reporting, and completing related account reconciliations

    General Ledger

    • Assist with ensuring the accuracy of the general ledger in accordance with US GAAP and local Financial Reporting Standards
    • Prepare monthly journal entries
    • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts, including but not limited to fixed assets, leases, prepaids, other assets and accruals
    • Assist with the yearly audit and other audits as required
    • Assist with developing, documenting and maintaining proper policy, procedures and internal control standards
    • Special projects as assigned


    • Assist with the yearly audit and other audits as required for areas of responsibility
    • Assist with developing, documenting and maintaining proper policy, procedures and internal control standards
    • Prepare various analytical reports and financial statements for management purposes
    • Complete special projects as assigned


    • 2 year degree in accounting required, 4 year degree preferred
    • 2+ years experience in general accounting
    • Strong understanding of period-end processes and account reconciliations
    • Good systems skills/accounting software package proficiency
    • Proficiency in Excel, Word and SalesForce
    • Sarbanes Oxley experience, a plus but not required
    • Detail oriented team player with strong self direction
    • Strong customer service skills essential
    • Strong analytical and problems solving skills
    • Ability to communicate, present and write in a clear and effective manner
    • Ability to perform under pressure during critical times with multiple or changing priorities

    The compensation package will be tailored to the candidate commensurate with candidate’s experience and skills. Compensation will include base salary and performance-based incentives. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays, medical and dental plan, and matching 401(k). GovDelivery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • #179768

    Randy Murbach

    It would have been helpful if you posted the job position location in the announcement. Figured this was for the DC Metro area but, nope, for St. Paul, Minn. Good luck…

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