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Accountant III
Software Specialists | Columbia, South Carolina
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Job Description

Position: Accountant III

Location: Columbia, SC

Duration: 12 + Months

Overall Purpose of the Position:

  • Pool Maintenance & Explanations, Cost Center Maintenance & Explanations to include variance analysis, Completion of journal entries in accordance with costing schedule and current SOX/MAR audit controls. and employee labor monitoring. ABC table setup and maintenance (CC's, ILOB's, Pools). Preliminary and post allocation reviews to correct costing allocation errors. Vendor setup & spend analysis. Adhoc reports & DB2 table updates. Monthly journal entry reconciliation.

Responsibilities of Job:

  • 30% Prepares daily and/or monthly account reconciliations of a complex nature. Ensures work conforms to all contract/business regulations and/or instructions as well as generally accepted accounting principles, federal acquisition regulations, cost accounting standards and/or departmental policies. Maintains the General Ledger, processes the journal entries and/or generates the financial reports.
  • 30% Reviews, analyzes, and/or verifies complex accounting and/or system transactions. Identifies resolves and/or documents variances, and/or provides accounting information to operational areas to help them identify and/or resolve problems. Supports the month end, quarter end and/or year end close activities in accordance with internal procedures and/or established timelines.
  • 25% Completes assigned reports in accordance with established due dates and/or produces management reports for cost behavior, trends, variances, and/or other pertinent information applicable to the given line of business. Reconciles General Ledger accounts and/or processes adjusting entries in accordance with internal procedures,
  • maintaining compliance with applicable regulations. Reviews and/or provides support to related account reconciliation activities performed in other accounting areas (subsidiary ledgers).
  • 10% May maintain current work instructions for all activities in the area. Reviews all departmental policies, procedures, and/or forms used by the department to identify areas of potential improvement in those documents. Suggests updates and/or improvements in those documents or prepare a preliminary draft of the policies including the updates or improvements as necessary.
  • 5% Assists Supervisor with special projects. Interfaces with internal and/or external audit agencies. Provides guidance and/or training to other accountants. Consults with other areas and/or gives advice on complex accounting principles.

Ideal Background:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. Possesses excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to work independently.

Systems:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing. Ability to use data retrieval applications. Standard office equipment

Hours:

  • We are currently in our peak period so O/T of 1 to 2 hours several days per week is possible. High customer interface is possible as well.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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