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Staff Accountant

Job Code : 647
Location : Austin TX US 78744
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Category : Accounting/Finance/Insurance
Job Description :

TeraThink is an exceptionally nimble, resourceful team of information technology and management consultants that’s purpose-built to help our clients drive real, rapid progress and make smart, sustainable improvements that lead to less stress and greater operational success. Founded in 2002, TeraThink has celebrated 15 years of successful delivery of innovative and quality services to the Federal Government. We have made great strides in our industry growing north of $50M in revenue and employing over 220 people. Our company has been recognized four times on Washington Technology’s Fast 50 List, eight consecutive years on Inc. 500/5000, and most recently named to the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50 for the third time.

TeraThink Corporation is looking for a Junior Accountant for a new project in Austin, TX The ideal Candidate should possess a Bachelors degree in Accounting (24 Hours) as well as 2+ years of Accounting experience. Successful candidates should have demonstrated proficiency in gathering data for senior team members, conducting and documenting research, managing team databases and knowledge repositories, taking notes during meetings and interviews, drafting process flow diagrams, contributing to project reports and training materials, and performing training and knowledge sharing. Additional skills and responsibilities are defined below:

Reviews, reconciles, and processes appropriate transactions. Researches and resolves all Treasury reconciliation inquiries. Reviews and reconciles all monthly reports for the stations serviced by the FSC. This will include receivables, advances, suspense, undelivered orders, payables, and fixed assets. Determines the nature of errors, and upon receiving approval makes adjustments in the correct appropriation. Identifies and resolves accounting transactions creating out of balance conditions. Researches transactions and erroneous adjustments to isolate the original error and corrects it. Accomplishes daily and monthly reconciliation of the general ledger to subsidiary accounts, accruals, adjusting journal entries, accounting reports and special reports. Reconciles accounting system output with input for accuracy. Examines vouchers, invoices, claims, and other requests for payment for goods and services provided to, by the Government, or for reimbursement of expenditures for travel and transportation for accuracy, adequacy of documentation or citations, compliance with regulations, and justification. Recommends the proper appropriation to be charged and expenditures made are incurred only as specifically authorized. This entails making payments, answering payment related phone calls, researching payment inquiries for the stations, working with the FSC vendorizing section to establish vendor id's, etc. Prepares bills of collection for overpayments or payments to the wrong vendor.

Prepares refund payments for debts having been overpaid. Inputs and maintains fiscal data entered into an automated financial system. Corrects rejects and processes payments. Accesses computer data bases to look up payment history information.

Researches documents received in error. Maintains computerized general ledgers and related accounts, subsidiary ledgers, financial transaction documents and other related documents for the accounting system. Validates data using well-established accounting principles and practices. Analyzes documents for accuracy and authorization, documents financial transactions to ensure a proper audit trail and assigns accounting transactions having the proper accounting effect. Render technical advice relating to all phases of accounting, internal control, budget and fiscal matters. Develop through analysis, appropriate systems of accounting for initial and unusual circumstances.

Reviews suspense transactions for the collection of debts processed through payroll deduction, recommends proper accounting treatment, and processes transactions to record the transaction to the appropriate station and accounting record.

Identifies accounting problems, inaccurate records and reports, improper methods for document control, and lack of documentary evidence to support performance of reconciliations.

There is no better time to join a great company!  TeraThink offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for career growth and professional development.  Benefits include a paid-time off plan and 401k participation program.  Come join a winning team and begin your career with us!
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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