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Regional Accountant

Location: Henderson
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Person in this position will be responsible for the accounting, budgeting, grant and contract management for WestCare Foundation and its related entities. Essential Job Functions include those listed below.Essential Job Functions:Accounting, budgeting, grant and contract management for WestCare Foundation and its related entitiesMeet grant compliance requirements for individual grant budgets, re-budgeting requests (approvals to spend outside of original budgeted categories), accounting procedures, reporting procedures, file retention, other government regulations (cost policy & audit guide), and appropriate documentationManage accounts receivable. Prepare accurate contract billings and submit them, in a timely manner, to the appropriate agencies for payment. Maintain accurate accounts receivable aging and actively pursue collection of those receivables.Review detailed general ledger for accuracy, allowability and appropriateness of transactions to each contracts cost centerPrepare and process all journal entries for monthly accruals, correcting entries, bank activity, salary distributions, loan expenses, petty cash and intra-company transfers and all other journal entries necessary to produce complete and accurate financial reports.Provide input into accounting practices and procedures for the enhancement of capturing financial information, development of financial accounting systems, and increased contract, cost center and fund reportabilityAccomplish tasks using WestCares purchased accounting software packageMaintain detailed grant files containing contracts, correspondence, receipts, expense statements, billing statements and all grant paymentsEnsure that grant expenditures are posted to correct cost centers (including project salaries); invoiced expenditures are posted to correct matching (cost sharing) cost centersMeet with grant directors to review expenses and ensure that budgets are being spent appropriatelyResponsible for reviewing and approving regional purchase orders for allowable and appropriate cost center, sub-cost center, and GL accounts.Aide in the processing of accounts payable to ensure invoices are legitimate and have proper approvals and payments are timely. Prepare and enter invoices and process payments as necessary.Proof accounting transactions entered by accounts payable or payroll staff for accuracy, allowability and appropriateness to cost centers, sub-cost centers, and GL accountsEmbrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation.Other relevant duties as assignedEssential Qualifications:Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), fund accounting, government grant and contract accounting /managementMinimum of 5 years accounting experience, preferably in a social service settingAccuracy and attention to detailExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work independently while part of a teamProfessional demeanor and appearanceEducation:BA in Accounting or related fieldSpecialized training or years of experience may be substituted for advanced degreeWorking Conditions:Professional, business office settingSome local and out of state travel, including overnight staysPhysical Demands:Sitting for most of the work shiftConstant use of computer and telephone systemsOccasional lifting of up to 10 poundsThe normal work routine involves no exposure to human blood, body fluids or tissues. Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid to be potentially exposed in some other way

Keywords: WESTCARE FOUNDATION INC, Henderson , Regional Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Henderson, Nevada

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