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Accountant III, Experienced

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Clerical Job Number: EP632193524 Pay Rate: $34.81 / hour

Job Description

GSG Talent Solutions is mission-driven and focused on delivering customized results. As one of the largest staffing agencies in Austin, TX, we are dedicated to matching the right people with the right opportunities every time.
Position: Accountant III (Contract)
Expected to end August 22nd 2024
Location: Austin, TX (No out-of-Austin applications will be accepted)
Remote after training
Pay: $34.81 per hour (weekly pay)
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Job Description
  • Perform accounting and financial analysis work.
  • Provide technical assistance in examining, reviewing, and analyzing accounting records.
  • Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of financial analyses and reports.
  • Establish, maintain, and/or oversee accounting systems, procedures, and controls.
  • Assist with compiling statistics and reports relating to budgetary activities.
  • Provide technical advice to department staff on budgetary matters.
  • Review and determine appropriate account codes and/or chart field information to code accounting documents, including but not limited to vouchers, invoices, and other financial documents.
  • Utilize a variety of software applications including CAPPS 9.2, HHSAS 8.8, USAS, Hal-File, Invoice Tracking, Excel, and Word.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports requested by management, department staff, and budget staff.
  • Supervise the work of others, enter invoices/vouchers, approve the work of others, and train others in processes and procedures.
  • Work under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Review and prepare vouchers/invoices for entry.
  • Collaborate with program areas to obtain necessary approvals or receivers for purchases.
  • Coordinate account codes and chart field coding on invoices, requisitions, and travel vouchers.
  • Identify and communicate funding issues to budget and program management.
  • Review vouchers for errors prior to entry or approval.
  • Review and approve or generate Expenditure Transfer Vouchers (ETVs) and Purchase Order Adjustments (POAs) related to voucher coding and payments/revisions.
  • Assist program, accounting, and budget staff with budgetary matters and prepare budget journals and transfers as needed to address funding issues.
  • Ensure correct account codes are selected on procurement requests.
  • Serve as a resource to department staff and provide technical assistance on accounting matters related to voucher processing and tracking.
  • Use Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Hal-File, USAS, Invoice Tracking, CAPPS 9.2, and HHSAS 8.8 to perform essential job functions.
  • Work with Manager and Group Leads on staff training, performance, attendance, and production.
  • Coordinate internal and external staff training and refreshers with Group Leads.
  • Keep staff informed of process or policy changes and ensure compliance.
  • Prepare weekly staff performance tracking and status reports for management review.
  • Prepare, approve, or report on Voucher, POA, and ETV processing performance measures for management review.
  • Compile financial statistics and reports related to voucher, POA, and ETV processing for review by management and budget staff.
  • Develop and prepare training materials for various financial modules including requisitions, purchase order adjustments, expenditure transfer voucher adjustments, accounts payable processing, and internal processes.
  • Develop and prepare slide presentations and supporting documentation such as handouts, flowcharts, and other documents to identify processes.
  • Facilitate and provide training to agency personnel as required.
  • Assist management with expenditure analysis and projections on agency oversight billings.
  • Perform other financial duties as assigned.
  • Serve in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation, which may require an alternate shift pattern assignment or location.
At GSG Talent Solutions, we proudly collaborate with governmental bodies to foster inclusive workplaces. As part of our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity, we prioritize the employment of individuals with disabilities and other qualifying medical conditions. We firmly believe that diversity not only enriches our workforce but also enhances our ability to provide exceptional services to our clients. We encourage applicants to disclose any disabilities or medical conditions they may have, as we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure everyone can contribute their unique skills and talents to our team. Your disclosure will be met with respect, confidentiality, and a genuine commitment to fostering an environment where every individual can thrive and succeed. Join us in our mission to create a workplace where everyone belongs and could excel.
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