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Accountant

MOBILE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION

Date Approved:  07/22

Grade:   L

JOB TITLE:              Accountant

REPORTS TO:         Senior Accountant

FLSA STATUS:        Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

To assist the Sr. Accountant in the day to day operations of the accounting office and to serve as backup on specific accounting functions. i.e. receivables, ledger, payables and fixed assets.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist with preparing asset, liabilities and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.  Reconciliations of assigned accounts including general ledger and bank accounts.  Backup on apply all deposits to appropriate customer invoices.  Run account receivable invoices monthly and statements, mail to tenants, files copies in receivable files.  Maintains current accounts receivable files and correspondence. Check with the properties department before billing starts each month to make sure all receivables are up to date.  This will ensure that all new and terminated lease have been entered.  Once the receivables have been invoiced an aging schedule will be ran and given to the Vice President and the property department for collections on all past due accounts.  Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.  Responds promptly and courteously to tenant questions or problems regarding monthly billings. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Computer, calculator, copier, office machines. 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Good knowledge of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable operations and accounting is required.  Excellent computer skills including Excel and Word are required with experience/knowledge of other accounting systems preferred.  Good oral and written communication skills required.  Strong teamwork, analytical, and interpersonal skills required.  Excellent attention to accuracy and details required.  Must be confidential and have ability to meet deadlines.

Minimum Training and Experience

A college degree, preferable in Accounting is required.  Other accounting related training and/or certification a plus.  A minimum of five (5) years of work experience as an Accountant or similar position is required.

Environmental Requirements

Generally, works in an office environment; ability to sit for extended periods of time.

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