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Accounting Manager

Company: Virginia Zoological Society
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description:The Virginia Zoo, founded in 1901, is located in Norfolk, VA and is home to more than 700 animals representing over 150 species. It resides on 53 acres and is mostly outdoors with an indoor World of Reptiles exhibit, 3 classrooms, and an indoor restaurant and gift shop.The Virginia Zoo is looking to welcome an Accounting Manager to the team. As the Accounting Manager with a firm understanding of GAAP principles, you will be tasked with processing daily financial needs, journal entries, and managing the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables.This position is a salaried exempt position that reports to the Director of Finance.Job Duties/Responsibilities:Responsible for processing Accounts Payable weeklyProcess Accounts Receivables (including but not limited to creating invoices, collections, and accurate coding)Complete cash collection, manage POS systems, and identifying possible efficiency improvements.Process daily deposits and identify and correct discrepancies.Submit and manage change orders and process departmental change requests.Manage ordering and replenishment of office supplies.Prepares, files, and pays monthly sales and meals tax returns in a timely manner.Assist with preparation of fiscal year end audit.Assist with preparing internal monthly closing procedures, account reconciliations, and journal entries.Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies and inaccuracies.Contribute to the financial analysis of special projects and operations.Receive, sort, and distribute mail daily.Manage equipment maintenance and leases (Including but not limited to copier, postage machine, and POS systems).Review expense reports and payment of corporate credit cards in a timely manner.Assist with processing payroll as needed.Maintain an organized and accurate accounts payable, accounts receivable and deposit records in a timely filing. This includes the onsite record storage requirements per the IRS and organizing record clearing annually.Manage fixed asset record maintenance and understanding of capitalization policies.Assist with the preparation of annual operations budget as directed by the Director of Finance.Any additional duties as assigned.Requirements:Required Skills/Abilities:Excellent ability to make independent decisions and think logically, in order to troubleshoot, analyze situations, and make sound business decisions. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors, auditors and the public.Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion.Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related Business fieldMinimum 3 years of experience in accounting.Experience working with Financial Edge software and POS systems preferred, but not required.Proficient experience with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred.Excellent knowledge of non-profit accounting and A/P functions, including voucher system, budgeting, and journal entries.Physical Requirements:Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.Perks for working at the Zoo!Positive, fun atmosphere.Free Zoo membership.Discounts in the gift shop and restaurants.Free Behind-The-Scenes tour.Benefits:15 Paid holidaysGenerous amount of PTOComprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and retirement plan are offered following a 60-day probationary period.At Virginia Zoological Society, we believe that diversity fuels creativity and innovation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.All Virginia Zoo Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Virginia Zoo is a drug free workplaceby Jobble

Keywords: Virginia Zoological Society, Norfolk , Accounting Manager, Executive , Norfolk, Virginia

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