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Junior Accountant

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

Job Description:

Kelly is seeking a Multi-Parish/School Accounting Department Assistant
Temp to Hire
Great benefits once hired permanently
Great schedule! Summary: The Multi-Parish/School Accounting Department Assistant provides support to the Manager of Multi-Parish/School Accounting Department in stewarding the physical, financial, and personnel resources of the parish. This position plays a vital role in ensuring responsible resource management and upholding the mission and purpose of the Church. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: General:

  • Maintain and update the calendar for meetings, appointments, workshops, and conferences
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting, including internal controls
  • Follow internal control procedures and assess their effectiveness
  • Foster good working relationships with colleagues
  • Maintain confidentiality of all materials
  • Pay attention to detail and exhibit problem-solving skills
  • Adhere to approved budgets and implement cost-saving measures
  • Conduct oneself with integrity and in accordance with Church values
  • Engage in self-development activities and exhibit original thinking
  • Perform well under pressure
  • Attend regular staff meetings as directed by the Manager
  • Troubleshoot computer software-related issues
  • Possess reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and personal automobile insurance
  • Perform other related duties as assigned Financial:
    • Ensure completion and processing of payroll
    • Track benefit days, if applicable
    • Assist in preparing annual inventory and self-grading reports, if needed
    • Prepare Quarterly-Annual Reports for various stakeholders
    • Maintain vendor records for 1099 and insurance purposes
    • Review vendor contracts and leases, assisting with equipment provider quotes
    • Assist in preparing annual budgets and monitor monthly performance
    • Manage parish operational and financial records
    • Handle bookkeeping functions, including payables, receivables, and revenue/expenses
    • Ensure compliance with diocesan policy for payroll funds withheld
    • Follow procurement procedures for goods and services
    • Provide financial data analysis, if needed
    • Support Level II Accountants with fiscal audits and auditing services
    • Monitor all financial transactions
    • Assist with data entry of budgets and research invoices and payments
    • Work with Claims Risk Manager on Service Provider/Vendor Agreements
    • Obtain Form W9s from individuals and input check requests for processing
    • Maintain employee leave records and organize electronic filing system
    • Assist in organizing files/shredding for each serviced location
    • Handle HR duties within the parishes in the MPSA program
    • Assist Parish Secretaries with contribution software for deposit accuracy
    • Deliver and pick up work in the absence of MPSA, as directed
    • Perform other related duties as assigned Personnel:
      • Support HR department with employee paperwork, if needed
      • Maintain working knowledge of personnel issues Public Relations:
        • Maintain professional relationships with various stakeholders
        • Serve as a liaison between Parish/School and Diocese
        • Understand the relationship between Parish/School and Diocesan departments
        • Facilitate proper documentation with HR, Finance, and Stewardship departments
        • Maintain proper documentation for Federal/State Law compliance Supervisory Responsibilities: This job does not involve supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications:
          • Associate's degree in business administration with a major in accounting
          • Minimum of two years of experience in accounting, with preferred management/supervisory experience
          • Proficiency in operating business office equipment and computer software (Microsoft Office, accounting packages, payroll systems, and database programs) Language Skills:
            • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, journals, and technical procedures
            • Effective report writing and business correspondence skills
            • Ability to present information and respond to questions from various stakeholders Mathematical Skills:
              • Proficiency in basic mathematical operations, measurements, and graphical interpretation Reasoning Ability:
                • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
                • Ability to interpret technical instructions and work with abstract and concrete variables 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.

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