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Staff Accountant

Company Name:
Professional Counseling Associates
This exempt position works under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for ensuring the day to day general accounting functions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, overseeing month end and year end close, financial statement preparation and analysis; and providing internal and external customer service consistent with PCAs goal of excellence and professionalism.
Prepares general ledger journal entries, maintains general ledger coding procedures, and reconciles subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger, including AR, AP, and Fixed Assets.
Reviews bi-weekly payroll and accounts payable transactions entered by Financial Support Staff to identify calculation and coding errors.
Works with Financial Support Staff to ensure payroll taxes are paid on time and accurately and that all monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements are met.
Prepares month end and year-end closing of general ledger, keeping supporting documentation of all entries and analysis, and compiles monthly financial statements.
Performs analysis on miscellaneous grant and contract payments and assists billing staff with identifying appropriate expenses to include when billing under service plus expense agreements.
Assists the Financial Support Specialist with maintaining the appropriate information needed to prepare 1099s and sales and use tax quarterly reporting, reviewing the completed reports, and unclaimed property reporting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to gather and organize diverse data, according to flexible needs within specified time periods.
Knowledge of bookkeeping practices and principles.
Ability to type accurately and use a 10-key calculator by touch.
Ability to detect and correct errors.
Knowledge of accounts payable and payroll procedures.
Ability to follow specific instructions and procedures.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, plus 1-2 years experience or equivalent experience based on exchange of two years experience for one year academic achievement.
A criminal background check is required every 5 years.
Drug screening and TB test are required.
Professional Counseling Associates (PCA) is a non-profit Mental Health Community Services provider whose goal is to put our clients needs first and provide the highest standard of service in everything we do. We offer competitive salaries and pay 100% of employees health and dental benefits, long term disability, and life insurance. Additional benefits are available at the employees expense, including short term disability, vision, health savings accounts, and various critical illness options. We also offer a 401k. PCA is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. To apply for an open position, please visit our Web site at www.pca-ar.org and submit via e-mail an application, resume and cover letter to: Leesa Ferguson, Human Resources Director at leesa.ferguson@pca-ar.org. Thank you for your interest in PCA.

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