Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 6:30 AM
Job Description The AP Accountant is responsible for Corporate Accounts Payable processing. This position is a critical and integrated member of the Corporate Accounting team and a successful candidate will have previous related accounting experience and the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, high transaction processing environment. The position requires an individual who is ambitious, self-directed, and capable of working autonomously or with the broader leadership team to achieve the business and financial goals of the company. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Process accounts payable as required, including but not limited to vendor invoices, employee reimbursements, various tax and business licenses and other cash and banking activities. Apply technical knowledge and judgment to ensure accuracy of timeliness of AP processing, including the recording of AP activity in the proper period, proper account coding and timely resolution of reconciling items as required. Ensure that cash receipts are processed timely and accurately, including but not limited to HOA client payments and miscellaneous receipts as required. Manage the Banking Administration activities, including but not limited to user access, bank account set up, signature card maintenance, electronic file processing and maintenance. Ensure that weekly/monthly cash activity is updated to ensure accurate and timely cash management and cash projections. Ensure that best practices and banking technology are fully leveraged to ensure that best in class cash management functions are utilized Demonstrate understanding of internal controls and segregation of duties requirements to drive implementation of best practices in adherence to Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Prepare and maintain Procedures for specific job duties. Liaison with IT and other departments on various projects, initiatives and process improvements impacting the Corporate Accounting function, as needed and assigned. Participate in migration of western and Texas region accounting processes as required. Participate in special projects as needed. Other duties as assigned. BEHAVIORS Technical accounting knowledge and ability to incorporate that knowledge and synthesize information into actionable recommendations and analyses. Adaptable in using organizational skills to prioritize tasks and take ownership of work; comfort and ability to deliver results in a flexible, fast-paced work environment. Ability to anticipate busy schedules and communicate with other members of the organization/department to complete assignments on time. Ability to effectively pace work to adhere to financial close deadlines and key deliverables. Demonstrate integrity in work product and commitment to accuracy. High sense of urgency. Adhere to key financial controls in accordance with GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley requirements and corporate policy. Demonstrate and model company values with internal and external customers. Proactively communicate with team and cross-functional counterparts. Strong ability to work as a team member. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Applications, especially Outlook and Excel, including a working knowledge of complex Excel actions (eg pivot tables, v-lookups). Ability to master financial systems and reporting tools (Great Plains preferred). Good written and verbal communication skills. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None at this time. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting or Finance preferred 3+ years accounting experience preferred LANGUAGE SKILLS Proficient in English. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Excellent general math skills. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS None required PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift 25lbs. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time. Must have finger dexterity for typing/using a keyboard. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics are normal office conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to business requirements, office hours will extend past 40 hours/week as necessary. Consistent and regular attendance required. Company Description FirstService Residential is North America’s largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the US and Canada. FirstService Residential’s managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties. With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com.
• Location: Orange County
• Post ID: 154092552 orangecounty