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- 01-Aug-2019 (MST)
- Billings, MT, USA
- Full Time
This position will apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), client Administrative Service Agreements, Government regulations and Company policies to produce internal and external financial information. This position will use financial and operation systems, analyze financial and operational information, utilize appropriate accounting and internal controls, and ensure financial transactions and reports are accurate and timely.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. General Accounting
1.1. Process accounts receivable, accounts payable, and financial/operational reporting for EBMS, related companies, and/or clients.
1.2. Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of billing, accounting, reporting and internal control procedures.
1.3. Document department procedures and accounting policies.
1.4. Compile and analyze financial and operational information to prepare accounting and document business transactions.
1.4.1. Research, analyze and document specific financial issues, making recommendation for proper accounting treatment and reporting.
1.5. Prepare and review subsidiary accounting ledgers transactions, balance accounts and support monthly closing processes for Revenue, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and other relevant accounts.
1.6. Assist in preparation of annual audited financial statements and other audits for EBMS and clients. Assist with audit preparation and support. Complete Prepared by Client (PBC) reports, as requested by external auditor or EBMS Finance Department leadership.
1.7. Assist in implementation, design and maintenance of department finance systems, ensuring compliance with specific accounting and government reporting requirements.
1.8. Prepare, analyze and complete department, Company and government reports and payments.
1.9. Reconcile bank accounts and general ledger accounts and research and resolve discrepancies.
2. Budgetary Responsibility
2.1. Assist in preparation, production and presentation of annual budget and financial forecasts.
2.2. Analyze financial, performance and statistical information and trends to recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control, as well as predict business trends.
2.3. Analyze and review budgets and actual/budget variances for department and management reporting.
2.4. Prepare and present financial information to EBMS and client management and staff.
3. Customer Service
3.1. Acts as a role model in demonstrating the core values in customer service delivery.
3.2. Provides timely and thorough follow up with, internal and external customers.
3.3. Appropriately escalates difficult issues up the chain of command.
3.4. Works with other EBMS Departments to ensure client needs are met or exceeded.
4. Quality Assurance
4.1. Provide department accounting expertise in developing processes, analyzing information and setting accounting standards.
4.2. Perform review and/or audit of other employees' work to ensure quality and procedural measures are being met.
4.3. Fills in for other department positions as needed and identifies workflow improvement opportunities.
4.4. Assists department Supervisor and/or Controller in delegating department work, filling in for supervisor when needed for accounting expertise.
4.5. Actively participate in department staff meetings and cross-departmental meetings, ensuring company financial standards and government requirements are met.
4.6. Serves on committees, work groups, and/or process improvement teams, as assigned, to assist in improving quality/customer satisfaction and ensuring financial standards are met.
4.7. Recognizes and alerts appropriate supervisor of trends within their scope of responsibility that fall outside of quality parameters.
4.8. Performs self quality monitoring in order to develop and execute plans to meet established goals.
4.9. Provides ongoing feedback to help optimize quality performance.
4.10. Develops new or improves current internal processes to improve quality
4.11. Provides subject matter leadership and trains staff as required.
5. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor.
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 2 years general accounting experience
• Advanced knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Office products, Financial/Accounting software applications, and Report Writers
• Demonstrated working knowledge of budgeting and cost control principles
• Demonstrated working knowledge of Federal and State financial regulations
• Demonstrated working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
-Thorough knowledge of fundamental financial theories, principles of
accounting, and financial analysis
• Demonstrated organizational skills, problem-solving, analytical skills, technical accuracy and detail oriented
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize workloads, multi-task and manage priorities in order to meet deadlines
• Ability and willingness to work extended hours as required to ensure success of departmental operations
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work is indoors in an office environment with moderate noise. Intermittent physical effort involving lifting of up to 25 pounds, walking, and stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling is required. A typical workday involves sitting, frequent use of a keyboard, reaching with hands and arms, and talking and hearing, approximately 70% of the time. Approximately 30% or less of the time is spent standing. Normal vision abilities required, including close vision and ability to adjust focus.