LCRA Accountant I in Austin, Texas

At an entry level, performs financial accounting and reporting activities for assigned funds and programs. Researches and ensures compliance with various regulatory requirements and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Prepares accounting reports and financial statements following prescribed format and requirements. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.

  • Prepares reconciliations and other periodic analysis of accounts; researches financial records to resolve problems.

  • Prepares basic to moderately complex detailed schedules and work papers, journal entries and general ledger account and/or sub-ledger reconciliations and intercompany account reconciliations.

  • Reviews workpapers, vendor payment control groups, and journal entries prepared by accounting specialists.

  • Maintains the general ledger accounts.

  • Performs sub-ledger system account maintenance. Ensures billing terms are in compliance with written contracts.

  • Coordinates past due accounts receivable collection efforts with designated contacts and legal staff.

  • Performs fluctuation analysis of financial statement variances.. Prepares monthly financial statements and management reports. Prepares financial statements including footnotes for audit purposes.

  • Researches and analyzes state sales tax and IRS 1099 reporting requirements.

  • Maintains and updates separate financial records and prepares financial and management reports for non-profit organizations associated with LCRA.

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Four or more years of experience in accounting with at least 60 hours of college credit including intermediate accounting I and II. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or Bachelor’s degree in business or economics including intermediate accounting I and II can substitute for years of experience.

Apply By Date: 1/1/1900