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Staff Accountant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-736716
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 09, 2020
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

SUMMARY:  With direction, performs cash receipt and disbursement functions, billing and other specifically assigned finance department accounting activities.



Essential Functions:

  1. Manage accounts payable functions and prepares cash disbursements documentation.  Assist with year-end closing and accruals.
  2. Speak regularly with vendors concerning payments, pricing, contract renewal, and others. 
  3. Manage Local School System contracts.
  4. Manage credit card accounts and billings.
  5. Receive cash receipts and prepare deposits, including donations and miscellaneous cash receipts.  Review and sign cash receipts forms from Bookkeeper.  Receive payments from Local School Systems for Maryland Information Resource Center billings and reconcile payments to invoices.
  6. Monitors and reconcile petty cash and snack program cash.


Marginal Functions:

  1. Perform additional duties as assigned.



Equipment Used:  Computer, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, shredder, and calculator.

Performance Standard:  Timely and accurate completion of cash receipts and disbursement and assigned duties.

Work Schedule:  37 1/2 daytime hours, Monday through Friday with daily 1 hour unpaid lunch.  Overtime may be required occasionally.  This position follows a twelve-month work schedule.

Experience and Skills:


Knowledge, skill and general abilities:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of accounting procedures, reconciliations, accounts analysis.
  2. Ability to manage data entry and accounting processes and practices.
  3. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  4. 2-3 years in relevant experience.
  5. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  6. Ability to work with a diverse group of people and as part of a team.
  7. Ability to treat information in a confidential manner.
  8. Ability to determine when to confer with supervisor on non-routine problems.
  9. Knowledge of computer operation - Excel, Word, Outlook required; Blackbaud preferred.