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AP Accountant


Contact: David Barron
Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA)
5184631211

Description:

The Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany is now hiring for an AP Accountant 

The Accounting Associate is responsible for assisting the Director of Finance/CFO in maintaining records of NABA’s financial transactions, including books of original entry, financial statements, and processing and reconciling accounts payable and other GL transactions.  The Accounting Associate will work to optimize the agency’s bottom line and improve the agency’s efficiency, thus enabling NABA to achieve its mission and goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Process manufacturing PO’s to AP and reconcile differences
  • Manage the GL coding and process all other expenses to AP
  • Strong communication and relationship skills with vendors, both verbally and with emails.
  • Reconcile prepaid expenses, miscellaneous receivable accounts, and accrued liability accounts.
  • Produce Monthly Internal Financial Reports for Finance Committee (AP & AR)
  • Reconcile all Fixed Asset Accounts at NABA monthly
  • Assist with reception desk duties as required
  • Assist in filing and maintaining and organizing Accounts Payable check packages
  • Assist in handling requirements from external auditors.
  • React to change productively and apply problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Other duties as assigned

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Accounting Associate is primarily responsible for assisting the agency’s Director of Finance/CFO in processing and maintaining data on agency financial transactions, including accounts payable, cash receipts, and manufacturing data and sales.  This position is moderately supervised, and the Accounting Associate will often work in conjunction with the Director of Finance/CFO in completing various tasks.  Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required of the Accounting Associate, as are organization, the ability to prioritize tasks, and the capacity to solve problems both independently and in collaboration with other staff.  Successful performance in this position also relies on the ability to make sound judgments using critical thinking skills and to meet its physical demands, which may include prolonged periods of sitting (while entering data into computer journals), speaking (with vendors via telephone), writing (in order to code accounts payable), and reading (invoices and purchase orders, in order to reconcile accounts).  Most work is conducted within a conventional office setting, though some work may be carried out in the agency’s industrial manufacturing environment and warehouse/packing facility (subject to temperature variations).   

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, with 5 or more years’ experience in the Accounts Payable/Accounting

             field

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel; Sage100 (MAS90) experience preferred

 

For more information please contact David Barron (CFO) at [email protected]

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