Reports to: Finance Director
Status: Exempt
Hours of Work: Full Time
Supervises: n/a
For Best Consideration: Apply by June 18

Job Summary

The Staff Accountant works under the direction of the Finance Director to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other financial tasks for the organization and oversees human resources/payroll administration under the umbrella of a professional employer organization (PEO) for Rural Action staff and AmeriCorps members.

Essential Functions

  • Manage semi-monthly accounts payable functions using the Financial Edge fund accounting system for the following:
    • Rural Action Inc.
    • AmeriCorps match reimbursements
    • staff reimbursements
    • AmeriCorps reimbursements
    • Chesterhill Produce Auction (weekly during season)
  • Oversee and coordinate the semi-monthly payroll:
    • Collect staff timesheets and supervisor approvals
    • submit timesheet data for payroll processing
    • create payroll reports from payroll system
    • create payroll journal entry for posting to the general ledger in Financial Edge
  • Oversee administrative processes related to Human Resources: payroll and benefits functions in coordination with our professional employer organization, with a focus on continuous improvement
    • Manage oversight and communication with PEO on Human Resources matters; unemployment; workers compensation; HR law and guidance;
    • Assist Program Directors in the posting, interviewing and hiring process of positions to be filled for Rural Action;
    • Assist CEO in writing/updating personnel policies and procedures as needed utilizing guidance and assistance of the PEO
    • Oversee onboarding of new staff (using the onboarding checklist) and AmeriCorps group (annually) to the online HR/Payroll system (Prism)
    • Provide annual oversight and review of staff fringe benefit and open enrollment in conjunction with the PEO
  • Assist Finance Director with Financial Edge accounting/maintenance tasks as needed
  • Assist the Finance Director as needed with invoicing for grants and contracts
  • Manage monthly collection, recording, payment and G/L posting of Rural Action business credit cards
  • Other duties as assigned

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