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Accounting Specialist

Company: Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have high attention to detail and find satisfaction in making sure financial information is presented accurately? Do you like working independently to complete your work but also relish working with many different people across an organization? Would you thrive on finding the most efficient and timely way to complete your work while still being able to pat yourself on the back for your high level of accuracy? If you answered yes, we'd love to chat with you about being our next accounting specialist. Apply before May 20 to be considered as a part of our team working hard to drive economic, workforce and population growth strategies and to help businesses succeed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Process daily cash receipts, entering checks into accounting system, preparing reports, balancing checks with the report, preparing bank deposit, taking deposit to the bank, and entering daily journal entries. Prepare and mail all invoices monthly, quarterly and annually. Prepare and export month-end reports for month-end journal entries from various enterprise database systems, entering into company---s accounting software as needed. Prepare past-due accounts receivable reports and share with management. Initiate collection calls. Distribute incoming invoices to appropriate staff for approval, entering invoices with appropriate coding into accounting software. Print checks weekly, and process with supporting documentation attached. Submit sales tax payments and reports. Monitor various postage accounts and replenish funds as needed. Process all credit card transaction. Track and report qualifying expenses to obtain funding from designated pledges. Maintain the petty cash fund, including foreign currency funds. Process annual membership dues and late membership dues follow-up. Process all write-offs with management approval. Set up ACH payment authorizations. Prepare 1099s for vendors and submit to outsourced vendor for mailing. Generate reports to prepare correspondence to investors. Monitor various bank accounts and funding sources, transferring funds between accounts as outlined in contracts and agreements. Education & Experience Required: High school diploma or GED required. Experience or degree in accounting preferred. Required Skills and Abilities: High attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information. Proficient with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with people from other teams. Demonstrates good judgment in routine, day-to-day decision making.

Keywords: Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, Cedar Rapids , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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