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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Accountant I

Accountant I

Tracking Code2095-987Job Description

General Summary

Performs basic accounting tasks in general or specialized accounting functions.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

* Performs accounting functions for Accounts Payable to include:

  • Receipt and coding of electronic and hard copy invoices for processing
  • Tracking invoices from receipt to payment to permanent files on shared network folders
  • Creating Accrual Reports for month end closings
  • Track Purchase Order receipts for invoice processing
  • Reconcile Credit Card accounts weekly and monthly
  • Coordinate with purchasing department any discrepancies between invoice and purchase order 

* Analyzes, reviews, verifies and reconciles records, financial reports and statements on assigned accounts *

* Maintains accurate, detailed financial records *

* Assists higher level accountants with accounting assignments

Some required skills include:

  • Highly organized
  • Able to work with little supervision
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work within deadlines
Required Experience

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or related field, or equivalent experience

* Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing and spreadsheets

* Must be able to create, edit, and manage files within a paperless environment

Preferred Qualifications

* Degree in Accounting highly desired

* Familiar with Sales/Use tax for multi-state locations

* Familiar with database report software, preferably IBM Cognos

* Familiar with online banking reports and processes

* Experience in using Deltek, Time and Expense, or similarly current accounting programs preferred

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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