Full Time

Bookkeeper - Accounts Payable

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill NJ

Job Summary:
The Bookkeeper, under the supervision of the Lead Bookkeeper, performs all financial and accounting functions for the company. This includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and financial
reports. He or she verifies and allocates all transactions and ensures transaction back-up documents are properly maintained. The Bookkeeper has strong skills in problem-solving, documentation, research and data analysis. In addition, he or she maintains
an adequate system of accounting records and develops periodic financial reports that comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Role and Responsibilities:
All invoices submitted for payment are calculated properly, are coded with the correct general ledger account, do not contain sales tax, and are approved by the appropriate department supervisor. Accurately and in
a timely manner, enter these invoices into the Accounts Payable system for payment on a weekly schedule.
An accurate vendor database is maintained, including information necessary for end of year 1099 tax forms. Completes credit applications as necessary when requested by all departments.
Research and resolve questions and discrepancies that may occur. Respond to requests for information on discrepancies in a courteous and timely manner, assuring the caller’s needs are met.
Maintain records and files in a manner to ensure a proper filing system.
This position also includes assisting the Accounts Receivable Department when necessary. Duties include preparing bank deposits, cash receipts and scanning of checks. All information contained in accounts receivable
must be kept in strictest of confidence. Supervisor and/or Department Heads are alerted to potential problems, discrepancies and errors.
Required Education & Experience:
High degree or GED and a minimum of 5 years work experience in the accounting field.
Working knowledge AND experience with MS Office
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