Senior Accountant-001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Chaska, MN
Full-time


GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

The basic function of the Senior Accountant is to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the basic accounting functions including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for weekly cash management and maintains 8 week projection of checking account balance
  • Responsible for the bookkeeping and basic accounting functions for the company, including the maintenance of data for the General Ledger.
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of the business and financial position, maintenance of appropriate systems for internal control and external reports of the results
  • Ensures the performance of the routine bookkeeping functions including monitoring and recording Receipts and Disbursements, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable.
  • Ensures the accuracy and current status of all records and files assigned to this function and the safekeeping and confidentiality of all company records and information.
  • Ensures the creation and maintenance of invoices and ensures that the company is promptly and properly paid. Ensures that any delinquencies are brought to the immediate attention of the CFO.
  • Ensures the bank reconciliation is performed at least once per month by the 10th of the following month.
  • Ensures the preparation of all schedules and documents as required by the CPA for maintenance of the company’s accounting records.
  • Maintains in good order, all records and files, and ensures the safe keeping and confidentiality of all company records and information.
  • Tracks and maintains all personnel time records to include vacation, attendance records, leaves of absence and any other information necessary for record keeping and payroll. Brings any potential problems to the attention of the CFO.
  • Keeps informed and up to date on the requirements for accounting record keeping through the company’s CPA and provides information as required.
  • Ensures that all company transactions are conducted in an ethical and prudent manner.
  • Prepares all payroll checks.
  • Resolves any disputed invoices with customer, vendors, or suppliers.
  • Resolves any payroll disputes.
  • Prepares End of Month financial statements (P&L and Balance Sheet) by the 10th day following the end of each month.
  • Prepares End of Month reports, including a Variance Report based on the Annual Budget.
  • Ensures that calls are made to all past due accounts as per the Accounts Receivable Procedure.
  • Ensures that daily bank deposits are made for all money received.
  • Ensures that all required tax payments are made in a timely manner.
  • Verifies time card hours for all hourly employees.
  • Ensures that personnel files are properly maintained and their contents are treated in a confidential manner.
  • Ensures that proper documents are completed for all new employees prior to issuing their first paycheck.
  • Ensures that Accounts Receivable and Payable files are pulled and properly stored at the end of each year.
  • Performs any other duty or task as may be assigned from time to time by the CFO.

MEASURE OF PERFORMANCE: The performance of the position will be deemed to be acceptable when:

  • AR days remain below 35 days
  • Hold weekly Dashboard meetings
  • Agenda
  • Action items
  • Follow up plans
  • Completion %
  • Hold monthly P&L meetings and Incentive meetings
  • Agenda
  • Action items
  • Follow up plans
  • Completion %
  • Maintain 100% on-time delivery of Executive weekly reports

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