Staff Accountant

Edina, MN
Nov 05, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Staff Accountant

ACA International, a trade association located in Edina, has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant. Under the direction of the accounting staff, this position will assist senior accounting personnel with facilitating the association’s accounting functions.

Full time position includes complete benefits package: medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, etc.

Primary Duties:

  • Daily and weekly balancing of cash/prepare deposits and cash reports.
  • Reviewing all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure and classification. Reporting any variances to VP of Finance.
  • Working closely with AR/payroll clerk to assure the accuracy of payroll, billing and all corresponding journal entries.
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliation for depository account.
  • Making month-end standard journal entries, including amortization of all prepaid assets.
  • Intercompany reconciliation.
  • Preparing month-end payroll journal entry balancing with media general intercompany entries.
  • Running all required month-end reports and files according to document retention guidelines
  • Putting together GL book each month with required backup and signatures.
  •  Preparing Use Tax Report on a monthly basis and maintaining schedule of taxable use tax items.
  • Preparing Accounts Receivable Report detailing all past dues and balancing GL to AR.
  • Preparing month-end balance sheet review and reconciling any differences.
  • Preparing Month-End Capital Cash Flow and Financial Statements.
  • Reconciling capital expenditures.
  • Responding to inquiries from department head regarding expenses, budgets, etc.
  • Assist with Auditing procedures as performed on a scheduled or non-scheduled basis.
  • Prepare payroll and payroll processes in the absence of HR Manager.
  • Assisting in all budget preparation, input and balancing.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements



Bachelor's Degree in Accounting


  • 2+ years of related professional experience  is preferred
  •  Experience with any of the following software’s a plus but not required: MS Dynamics GP (Great Plains) accounting, FRX reporting, Forecaster budgeting software’s and ADP Payroll


  • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work on projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Nonprofit experience a plus

Send cover letter; resume; and salary requirements to Human Resources, ACA International, 4040 W 70th Street, Edina MN 55435 or e-mail:   



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