Post Date: 01/13/2015 Job ID: 1098 Municipal Skills and Departments: FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Pay Rate: 0.00
A government agency in Los Angeles County, CA is looking for an experienced Accountant to take over a vacant position within its Accounting Division. This is a flexible full-time (30 to 40 hours a week) position is to run for at least 1 to 2 months and can be extended by client. Compensation is DOE/DOQ.

Prepare month-end account reconciliations (primarily cash, accrual and prepaid accounts).
Prepare and post month-end accrual and prepaid entries.
Review invoices to ensure that all the information appearing on them is accurate and complete.
Verify that payable transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
Process transaction reports (aging, payment, etc.) after data entry.
Maintain listing of accounts payable.
Review updated vendor detail files.
Monitor accounts aging to ensure payments are up to date.
Reply to vendor inquiries.
Reconcile vendor statements, research and make corrections of discrepancies.
Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial files.
Other accounting/finance support as needed
Required Competencies:
Strong knowledge, with 3 to 5 years of accounts payable experience.
Good knowledge of general accounting procedures.
Proficient in data entry and management.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.
Ability to work fast and in an accurate manner.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Good organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to learn and adapt quickly to meet changing needs.


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