Accountant III
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Accountant III
Ref No.: 18-05065
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/08/2018 to 12/08/2018
Job Title/ Role: Accountant III
Job Location: Dallas, TX 75390
Contract Duration: 4 Months
Job Description
Job Family: Fiscal & Accounting                 
Works under general supervision to perform complex professional accounting work, which requires considerable experience and involves establishing and maintaining controls and records of materials and financial transactions. 
Essential Functions
1.Maintains internal accounting procedures, clerical operations, and workflow to maximize efficiency.
2.Advises management personnel relative to planning and revising budgets to ensure monies are expended correctly and no financial difficulties occur as result of inadequate planning or underestimates of projected expenses.
3.Prepares or coordinates preparation of monthly, quarterly, and/or annual financial reports, schedules for such financial reports and other special reports as required.
4.Approves expense vouchers.
5.Verifies ledgers for correctness and maintenance of adequate balances and reconciles monthly and annual reports.
6.May supervise posting of entries to such ledgers as general, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.  Examines postings in ledgers and journals for accuracy and compliance with prescribed accounting procedures.
7.May determine work priorities for staff of lower level Accountants and/or Accounting Clerks.
8.Performs other duties as assigned.
9. Must have good experience with Peoplesoft 9.1
Minimum Qualifications
Education/ Experience
Bachelor's degree with minimum twelve (12) hours college accounting courses and five (5) years progressively responsible experience in governmental and/or commercial accounting.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Work requires ability to exercise considerable judgment in interpretation of policy and application of accounting procedures and practices to work problems.
• Work requires advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and word-processing software.
• Work requires ability to apply mathematical reasoning to analyze data and identify discrepancies in financial accounts.
• Work requires skill in using ten key by touch.