Staff Accountant

Charlestown/Corporate - Catonsville, MD
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Erickson Living is hiring for a dynamic Staff Accountant who will be responsible for general ledger maintenance, account analysis, reconciliations, and report preparations.  

How you will make an impact:

  • Maintain the General Ledger (dollars and statistics) for assigned lines of business and communities.
  • Review monthly journal entries and maintain monthly accounting records, detail listings, and records.
  • Prepare assigned escrow cash reconciliations and reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Resolve outstanding items on account reconciliations in conjunction with other departments as necessary.
  • Prepare and post adjustments in the General Ledger.
  • Prepare monthly reports for Finance Directors and upper management comparing current month results to prior month and identifying trends.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of assigned schedules for the month-end community Financial Packages.
  • Prepare assigned bank wire transfers.
  • Assist in the annual audit.
  • Provide supporting documentation for the preparation of the communities’ regulatory filings.
  • Seek and identify more efficient accounting procedures within the department.  Assist in the development of new procedures and controls.
  • Develop strong relationships and interact with personnel in the communities to insure that their accounting needs are met.

What you will need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline required
  • 2 + years experience in the field or a related area. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required. 
  • Prior experience with JD Edwards is highly preferred.