Staff Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Charleston, SC
  • This position has been filled

The Post and Courier

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Receive, review and processing journal entries and reports related to the month end closing process.  Analyze & reconcile General Ledger Balance Sheet accounts; as assigned.  Issue and Maintain the Purchase Order Log for our manual Purchase Order system.  Coordinate the purchase of all office supplies for the company.   Working knowledge of GAAP Accounting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Record newsprint receipts on Newsprint Inventory control spreadsheet.  Use three way matching principle to verify Invoice against packing slips, manifests, and inventory logs.
    Receive, review, & process month-end journal entries, preliminary reports, & Final report during our month end close.  Distribute reports to managers.
    Assist managers in troubleshooting variances between Actual & Budget to determine if corrective action is required.
    Maintain the purchase order logs and assign purchase order numbers for both routine purchases; as well as, Capital purchase orders.
    Process weekly flash into Fusion and run reports to verify 100% accuracy.
    Prepare sales tax return and voucher for payment
    Reconcile General Ledger Balance Sheets accounts monthly and process corrections to GL if required.
    Create & Process Commercial printing invoices, Billing and Other Miscellaneous invoices using QuickBooks. Post payments received for Commercial print and troubleshoot all accounts.
    Review AP vouchers and Disburse checks to mailroom on Fridays a backup for the Accounts Payables Coordinator.
    Perform Custom P&L for targeted projects and perform other analysis projects as assigned.
    Process Circulation refunds in CircSmart and create new supplier accounts in Fusion to process one time refunds
    Interact with Internal & External customers in a professional manner
    Maintain Petty Cash drawer and process voucher to replenish as needed
    Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Requirements, minimum education level, and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business and 1-3 years of experience in Accounting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of MS Word & Excel Spreadsheet.
    Work is generally done in an air conditioned office setting.
    Must past background check and have good credit since employee handles large quantities of cash daily.

Physical Requirements: Close eye work, sitting, walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, and light to moderate lifting 15-30 pounds (per safety policy).

EOE