STAFF ACCOUNTANT I in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Under general supervision, this position gathers, records, maintains, reconciles, and accrues accounts receivable, revenue and miscellaneous current asset accounts information using the company’s financial information system and a variety of account spreadsheets.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathers invoices from the field and enters data into the financial information system and accounts receivable spreadsheets.
  • Checks monthly billing against contracted per diem rates for correctness.
  • Gathers lockbox deposits, collects documentation from bank wires, and codes and enters information into financial information system. Applies payments to specific invoices.
  • Reconciles accruals, invoices, and payments with Business Managers, and collects proper documentation from the field to issue bill adjustments.
  • Calculates aging reports weekly. Contacts Business Managers when payments are late.
  • Closes accounts receivable sub-ledger to general ledger monthly ensuring all balances.
  • Maintains spreadsheets of account receivables, pre-paids, and deposits to ensure the proper tracking of them.
  • Compiles, summarizes, and provides necessary reports of activities as needed.
  • Ensures all work complies with Sarbanes Oxley procedures and controls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some college level courses in accounting and/or business highly desirable.
  • Three (3) years progressive experience in Accounting or Accounts Receivable capacity. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures applied in an accounts receivable function.
  • Relies on experience and expertise to plan work accordingly and to accomplish the position’s goals and objectives.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve the typical questions and issues that arise as a result of completing daily work activities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interact with Business Manager to resolve questions and problems.  Ability to produces reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software used by the department typically including the Financial Information System (FIS), spreadsheets, and word processing. Experience with Infinium A/R and General Ledger a plus.