Company: Ascellon Corporation
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Ascellon Corporation is seeking a goal-oriented problem solver
and team player who is ready for the responsibility required to
work in a professionally exciting environment supporting internal
and external customers nation-wide, while at the same time sharing
their knowledge and expertise to support the company's mission of
providing superior customer service.
You will enjoy a creative work environment and comprehensive fringe
benefits that include:
Flexible paid vacation days
Employee retirement plan (401k) with generous match and immediate
Company-paid tax-free Health Savings Account (HSA)
Free on-site parking
Free 24-hour gym on premises
Company-paid life insurance
Company-paid disability insurance
Extensive training opportunity
Predictable work hours
The Staff Accountant ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger
accounts, maintains financial records and ensures that financial
transactions are properly recorded. The Accountant's
responsibilities include ensuring timely and accurate employee
timekeeping, processing payroll, customer billing, and accounts
The position requires coordinating with the company's outside
accountants, vendors, subcontractors, customers and financial
institutions to ensure accurate and timely completion of the
company's accounting functions. Required tasks to be performed by
the Accountant include but are not limited to the following.
Perform the payroll process to ensure accurate and timely
completion of payroll, maintenance of payroll and benefits
Perform the Accounts Payable function to ensure timely and accurate
payment of vendors, subcontractors and consultants.
Perform the billing process to ensure accurate and timely billing
of customers and ensure timely payment by customers.
Perform Accounts Receivables to ensure accurate and timely payments
by customers and make collection calls and communications when
needed to collect on past due invoices.
Provide weekly cash forecast to ensure there are enough funds
available to cover company obligations.
Train and provide support to employees on the company's timekeeping
and expense reporting systems.
Maintain the company's system of accounts and keep books and
records on all company transactions and assets.
Participate in the preparation of the budget and financial
forecasts and maintain other planning and control procedures.
Under the direction of the company's outside accounting firm,
ensure procedures are followed for tax planning and compliance with
all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll, and other
Maintain effective internal controls to ensure safeguarding of
assets and reliability of financial statements.
Ensure complete and up-to-date operating procedures for all
accounting and financial controls.
Prepare documentation necessary to successfully complete the
outside reporting requirements of the company (e.g., financial
Complete month, quarter, and year end close of the company's
financial statements and coordinate the annual audit performed by
outside CPAs or government agencies.
Report financial information to senior management.
Maintain and reconcile company bank accounts monthly.
Maintain and reconcile company credit card accounts monthly.
Maintain the company's accounting records and files in an organized
Perform other related administrative and accounting tasks as
Minimum BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or Finance is
Minimum of 3 years of experience as Accountant and a thorough
knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
Proficiency in QuickBooks Desktop is required.
Experience with ADP Payroll is desirable.
Experience with Concur Invoice and Expense is desirable.
Proficient in MS Office with strong Excel skills.
Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated a history of independent decision-making skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented
environment and interface with various levels of staff and work
both independently and within a team.
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