Accountant I

Posted: 05/08/2022

JOB SUMMARY Accountant I is responsible for creating, reviewing, analyzing, and posting financial entries related to certain functions and/or funds for the Lakewood Ranch Inter-District Authority and generating the required related financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) with guidance from either the Senior Accountant, Fiscal Manager, or other designated supervisor, as needed. Familiar with payroll processing, its support applications, and applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• B.A./B.S. degree in business management, accounting, finance, management, or related field.
• Minimum two (2) years' experience in related field.
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
• Payroll processing experience.
• Experience in foreclosures, liens and bankruptcies preferred.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
• Knowledge of general accounting practices and procedures.
• Knowledge of modern office equipment, practices, and procedures.
• General knowledge of liens and foreclosure processes.
• Skilled in computer operations and pertinent software applications, i.e., Microsoft Office suite of products.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Utilizes current financial accounting software to maintain the general ledger and related subsidiary accounts for assigned functions and funds:
    a. Creates, reviews, analyzes, and posts entries.
    b. Collects relevant data, analyzes, and solves complex accounting issues using pronouncements recognized as appropriate governmental         guidance.
2. Produces monthly financial statements and periodic reviews for assigned funds and fund groups.
    a. Analysis and discussion of variances and other financial trend information
3. Produces annual financial statements for assigned funds, including but not limited to producing:
    a. Other stand-alone reports
    b. Provide financial analysis as requested by auditors
4. Participates in the timely completion of various periodic tasks, including but not limited to:
    a. Budget adjustments, bank reconciliations, along with other state and federal reporting requirements
    b. Project overhead allocations and infrastructure reporting, as necessary.
5. Ability to process bi-weekly payroll using system applications in place (ADP).
    a. Monitor time and attendance, PTO record keeping.
    b. Inputs various payroll deductions in accordance with federal, state, local and employer related regulations.
    c. Perform payroll allocation and distribution assignments and reconcile on a bi-weekly basis.
    d. Prepares bi-weekly deferred compensation schedules and ensures timely submittal of employer/employee contributions.
    e. Prepares Compensated Balances schedule for annual audit.
6. Provides professional and courteous customer service to IDA customers, including responses to inquiries from internal and external customers.
7. Responsible for professional and courteous working relationships with all IDA employees, District Supervisors, and HOA Directors.
8. Responsible for prompt, accurate, and courteous service to all customers and other outside agencies or vendors.
9. Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.
WORKING HOURS Normal working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 40 hours per week, Monday through Thursday. Overtime may be required; however, position is exempt from overtime pay.
Full job description available upon request.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $50,000.00 per year
COVID-19 considerations: All employees and visitors are required to wear masks when unable to social distance. Vaccinations encouraged.

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $41,000 - $60,000/year

Employer Type: Government Entity

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