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Staff Accountant Assistant

Company: Kelly
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Kelly is seeking an Accounting Assistant - Multi-Parish/School
Temp to Perm
Excellent benefits once permanent1 Job Summary: Join our team as an Accounting Assistant in the Multi-Parish/School Accounting Department. Under the direct supervision of the Manager, you will contribute to the stewardship of physical, financial, and personnel resources of the parish. Your role will involve assisting with various financial and administrative tasks, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, and supporting the efficient functioning of our organization. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a calendar listing meetings, appointments, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting, including internal controls.
  • Ensure adherence to internal controls and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with co-workers and uphold confidentiality.
  • Display attention to detail and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Work within approved budgets, implement cost-saving measures, and conserve organizational resources.
  • Uphold the values of the Church and act with integrity and ethics.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings as directed by the Manager.
  • Troubleshoot computer software-related issues.
  • Possess a reliable means of transportation, valid driver's license, and proof of personal automobile insurance.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Financial Responsibilities:
    • Assist in the completion and processing of payroll.
    • Track benefit days, if applicable.
    • Support the preparation of annual inventory and self-grading reports, if needed.
    • Prepare Quarterly-Annual Reports to stakeholders.
    • Maintain proper vendor records for assigned locations, ensuring compliance with 1099 and insurance requirements.
    • Review vendor contracts, leases, and quotes from equipment providers.
    • Assist with parish/school insurance evaluation and meeting diocesan requirements.
    • Collaborate with accounting firm on accounting entries and bank reconciliation issues.
    • Aid in the preparation of annual budgets and monitor monthly performance against budget.
    • Review financial statements, journal entries, and reconciliations.
    • Manage parish operational and financial records.
    • Oversee bookkeeping functions, including payables, receivables, and all revenue and expense transactions.
    • Ensure compliance with diocesan policies for payroll withholding.
    • Follow procurement procedures for goods and services.
    • Provide analysis of financial data.
    • Support Level III Accountants with fiscal audits and auditing services.
    • Monitor all financial transactions. Personnel Responsibilities:
      • Assist Level III Accountants in maintaining employee job descriptions and personnel policies.
      • Facilitate required employee paperwork and collaborate with the HR department.
      • Train staff and volunteers on software, budgeting, and financial matters.
      • Maintain a working knowledge of personnel issues. Public Relations:
        • Maintain professional relationships with stakeholders, including pastors, staff, volunteers, and diocesan personnel.
        • Understand the relationship between the parish/school and diocesan departments.
        • Facilitate communication and documentation between staff, volunteers, and HR, Finance, and Stewardship departments.
        • Ensure compliance with diocesan policies and procedures as well as federal/state laws. Supervisory Responsibilities:
          • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications:
            • Baccalaureate degree in business administration with a major in accounting required.
            • Minimum of two or more years of experience in accounting, with management/supervisory experience preferred.
            • Proficiency in operating business office equipment and computer software, including Microsoft Office, accounting packages, payroll systems, and database programs.
            • Strong language skills with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret business documents and effectively communicate information to diverse audiences.
            • Solid mathematical skills for calculations and data interpretation.
            • Strong reasoning ability to define problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions.
            • Possession of a current valid Texas Driver's License and completion of Safe Environment Training. If interested, please contact Melissa via email or phone

              As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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              About Kelly Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life-just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

              Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

Keywords: Kelly, Beaumont , Staff Accountant Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Beaumont, Texas

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