Accounting Associate
Job Details
David Geffen Health Center, Koreatown - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Day
Accounting

The Accounting Associate will assist the Finance Department with various accounting and administrative tasks including accounts payable posting, payment posting, preparation of grant invoices, and filing.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist with data collection and data entry for assigned grant and contract invoices.
  • Prepare completed invoices and related back-up for submission to funders based on their specific requirements and timelines.
  • Verify check requests to invoices for accuracy and coding.
  • Maintain vendor accounts in MIP Fund Accounting.
  • Enter invoices into MIP Fund Accounting system for payment.
  • Prepare weekly check runs and ACH processing for assigned accounts.
  • Prepare and mail checks to vendors.
  • Cross-train and assist with mail sorting and deposit entry in MIP Fund Accounting.
  • File finance documentation and back-up as needed.
  • Work as a contributing team member and act in a professional and respectful manner at all times.
  • Comply with all standard operating policies and protocols of APLA Health & Wellness.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Training and Experience:

High school diploma or GED required. AA degree plus 1 year accounting experience or two years of basic accounting experience required.

 

Knowledge of:

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs and in a Microsoft 365 environment, including the use of Sharepoint. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Experience using a computerized accounting system preferred.

 

Ability to:

Must be extremely organized and detailed oriented. Must have excellent communications. Must be able to be courteous, be professional and customer service oriented. Must also maintain a strict discipline in time management with a focus on quality.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

 

COVID vaccination is required and APLA Health will consider accommodations for medical- and religious-based reasons.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

 

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