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The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies in Linthicum, Maryland is in search of a Staff Account.  MITAGS-MCC is a dynamic, progressive Maritime Training Center and Conference Center located in the BWI Business area.   We are committed to providing the very best in training and services to our students and customers.  It is an ideal place for hardworking individuals who like challenges and who take pride in their work.

 

STAFF ACCOUNTANT JOB SUMMARY

The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting. Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles. Ability to correctly prepare tax reports. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the proper accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with month end close with the preparation of monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books. (Serves as backup for the accounts receivables desk)
  • Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies. Working in conjunction with the payroll accountant to ensure the timely filing of quarterly tax returns.
  • Files Bi-Annual GSA Subcontractor Reporting Filings.  Will need to work in conjunction with the accounts payable desk to ensure proper reporting.
  • Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.  (Working in conjunction with the accounts payable clerk to ensure payments are posting correctly and voids)

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required.
  • At least three years of related experience required.

 

SYSTEMS/ APPLICATIONS

  • Microsoft Great Plains.
  • Microsoft Excel.
  • Import/Export Data from one system to another
  • Various In-House Software Packages: Agilisys Hospitality Software, MIDS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience: Excellent benefits including, but not limited to, zero (0) payroll deduction for Health Care for employee and all legal dependents. Employer contribution to IRAP, generous paid vacation, sick/personal time and holidays.

For immediate consideration, please send resume with cover letter ASAP to [email protected].