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									                              JOB DESCRIPTION

                                 Staff Accountant

DIVISION:            Corporate

JOB TITLE:           Staff Accountant

REPORTS TO:          Assistant Controller

JOB PURPOSE:          To support the Finance Department with a focus on payroll,
accounts receivable, and special projects as assigned. Must have a good blend of
customer service and accounting skills.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      Responsible for all payroll related duties including but not limited to:
        Performing all duties necessary to process bi-weekly payroll for 900+
           employees to include related imports.
        Process and maintain all garnishments, liens and levys.
        Ensure accuracy and integrity of the payroll process.
        Serve as main point of contact for all payroll related issues.
        Maintain an atmosphere of continuous process improvement in payroll,
           creating policy and procedure documentation.
        Participate in or lead special projects in payroll.
        Interpret company policy and government regulations affecting payroll
           procedures.
      Primary responsibility for invoicing of corporate billing for all divisions.
      Daily cash posting to subsidiary ledgers.
      Monthly customer statements for accounts receivable.
      Primary responsibility for researching and reconciling accounts payable
       statements.
      Communicate with employees and department managers regarding payroll and
       retail reporting.
      Research and interpret data as necessary. Analyze information and prepare
       supporting reconciliations.
      Assist in budget preparation, annual physical inventory, and annual audit.
      Assist in retail accounting.
      Special projects as assigned in all areas of Finance Department.
      Performs other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

       Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested for successful
        completion of the mission of Goodwill Industries of the Valleys.

QUALIFICATIONS

       Experience, Competencies and Education

        Bachelors degree in the accounting field or equivalent work experience. Should
        be detail oriented and proficient with 10 key calculators, personal computer.
        Excel and Word working knowledge required.

       Language Skills

        Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents relating to the
        Accounting Office. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or
        complaints.

       Mathematical Skills

        Ability to perform basic business math and algebraic expression.

       Reasoning Ability

        Ability to apply principles of logical thinking of a wide range of intellectual and
        practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (Formulas,
        scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with
        a variety of abstract or concrete variables.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND MEASURES

   Accomplishment of assigned tasks


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES SPECIFICATIONS

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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand;
walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands
and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not normally exposed to weather
conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

SIGNATURES

I have read and understand this explanation and job description. I am expected to adhere
to all agency policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to agency policies.


Employee Signature                                         Date


Supervisor Signature                                       Date

								
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