Career Opportunities

Tax Accountant

/ by: SC Associates / Location: Middletown, Delaware

$45,000 to $70,000 Annually

Employment Type

Why Work Here?
“At SC Associates, we care about our staff. You aren't a warm body in a chair. We care about your growth - personal and professional.”

Benefits Offered:
Retirement plan (6% paid by Company), Medical, Dental, Paid time off, Short term and long term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement plan

We are a public accounting firm in Middletown, DE that is looking for a seasonal to permanent tax preparer / bookkeeper.

The ideal candidate we are looking for has:

· Is able to manage the needs of many clients
· A tech forward approach and broad understanding of a cloud working environment
· Great organizational and time management skills
· Is deeply familiar features of QuickBooks and QuickBooks online and is comfortable supporting clients on these platforms
· Has extensive tax preparation experience, especially on Ultra Tax and with entities
· Is a delight to work with
· Feels a sense of loyalty to their coworkers
· Has a strong understanding of payroll, benefits and the drafting of payroll taxes
· Enjoys continually learning new things
· Actively seeks additional work when assigned tasks have been completed
· Believes in establishing and following procedures for optimum client continuity
· Is a great communicator and has an eye for details
· Is comfortable and confident communicating with clients and peers
· Is comfortable asking for help or direction when needed
· Is proactive and a team player
· Is available to work 35-50 hours per week during peak seasons

The ideal candidate does not:
· Disregard deadlines or postpone deadlines
· Allow distractions to detract from the client's needs
· Overstate experience or understanding
· React defensively to problems or blame others
· Believe that they have learned all there is to know
· Speak about our client's confidential business

Experiences that are helpful:
· Extensive financial statement experience
· Experience with Accounting CS or Creative Solutions, Practice CS and File Cabinet CS
· Experience in a non for profit setting
· Experience with internal controls

Specific responsibilities include:
· Preparing personal tax returns including Rental Activities, Farms, and Sole Proprietorships
· Preparing payroll tax returns including 941s, Uc8s, W2s and 1099s
· Reviewing in detail the transactions of the client each week or month
· Reviewing draft financial statements and making corrections
· Ensuring that proper supporting workpapers are in place
· Posting investment account activity to the general ledger via journal entries
· Posting adjusting entries for depreciation, amortization and other adjusting items as needed
· Posting budgets and preparing result to budget reports

Accounting Manager

/ by: Bayhealth/ Location: Dover, DE

Position Number: 10-9010-930 Department: FinanceDepartment Number: 9010Direct Supervisor: Controller

Pay Grade: 095FLSA Status: Exempt

Approval Date of Job Description: 09-2019

General Summary

Responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Position supervises Accounts Payable and Staff Accountants addressing general ledger maintenance, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and supports budgeting and forecast activity.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities

1) Review month end statements and present to Controller by noon on 5th working day at month end. Prepare final financial statements after CFO approval within 24 hours. Research and make necessary corrections for revenue close within 3 working days of month end. Complete comprehensive data analysis, document findings and resolutions.

2) Research and make necessary corrections for OOR and expenses. Actively review to comparison periods, both prior year’s actual and budget. Document findings and resolutions. Review and approve accrual entries meeting required deadlines.

3) Assist Controller with development and adherence to financial policies. Serve as resource to management for actual to budget responsibility reporting, researching variances. Complete annual evaluations for staff, including goals for upcoming year.

4) Support completion of external audit by September 15th annually. Assure financial statements and all reconciliations, bank statements and cash transaction schedules are completed for auditors by June 30th review.

5) Coordinate completion of Client Assistance schedule with staff. 85% of this list should be completed prior to the arrival of auditors for the June 30th review. Assist Controller with requests made by auditors.

6) Responsible for maintaining balance sheet and income statement templates within STAR, adding new cost centers and sub-accounts as needed. Ensure change management process is adhered to between departments, and communicate all changes to applicable areas.

7) Review all account reconciliations prepared by staff. Responsible for prepaid insurance, prepaid physician and other prepaid expenses monthly. Prepare investment activity and investment statements for review by Controller each month.

8) Complete all cash reconciliations and review all bank statement analyses. Assure proper documentation for all reconciling items. Collaborate with PFS for outstanding deposit detail, assuring all amounts are resolved within 6 months.

9) Maintain operating and capital lease schedules for terms. Report wire transfer detail to Controller monthly. Responsible for STAR updates, assuring existing controls are maintained. Attend all STAR upgrade meetings and report upcoming changes to Controller and staff. Assure safe and complete implementations.

10) Support coordination of activities between Accounts Payable and Materials Management. Develop and maintain working relationship to assure streamline processes. Assure proper approval, W9 and adherence to signature authority matrix by Accounts Payable staff for all fixed asset reporting, to include annual audit.

11) Assure proper records are maintained for Fixed Assets with correct live assignment. Maintain schedule for all disposals of capital. Collaborate with Facilities Planning and Plant Operations for proper recording of capital invoices.

12) All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities

Minimum Education and Experience

Education: Bachelors’ degree in accounting. Master’s degree in accounting or related field.Experience: Five years financial experience including general ledger and GAAP financial reporting. Five years financial supervisory experience required. Experience with hospital accounting and reimbursement.Computer/Software Knowledge: Must be PC-proficient, strong experience with MS Excel, Lotus notes and Word. Working knowledge of Fixed Asset systems System experience with core accounting systems ie: HBOC McKesson Trendstar, and STAR.Licensure/Certification

Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Strong interpersonal, communication and supervisory skills. * Strong analytical skills and variance reporting. * Working knowledge of patient billing systems, hospital charge master and reimbursement terms. * Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Environmental and Physical Requirements

General office environment. Negligible exposure to health hazards such as communicable disease and/or radiation. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours. Works under pressure of time and accuracy often under stressful conditions.

Physical Requirements:

Occasional (1-33%): Bending, Kneeling, Crawling, Climbing, Reaching, Gripping, Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling Frequent (34-66%): Standing, Walking, SittingConstant (67-100%): NoneEssential Functions: Standing, Walking, Sitting, Bending, Kneeling, Crawling, Climbing, Reaching, Gripping, Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling Tasks not required: NoneRequired Personal Protective Equipment: None

Age-Specific Competencies


Required Annual Mandatory Education

Fire Safety, Infection Control, Right-to-Know, Corporate Compliance, Service Excellence/Planetree, Code Red Response/Fire Extinguisher, Back Safety Competency, Latex Allergy SLP

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/ by: Bayhealth/ Location: Dover, DE

Position Number: 0726 Department:
Finance Department Number: 9010 Direct Supervisor: Accounting Manager

Pay Grade: 50FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Approval Date of Job Description: 09-2019

General Summary

Reconciles general ledger accounts, prepares journal entries, maintains subsidiary ledgers, generates and reviews reports, assists controller as necessary.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities

1) Complete all cash reconciliations.

2) Assist with preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.

3) Maintain and reconcile prepaid and other general ledger accounts.

4) Assist with maintaining all fixed asset accounts.

5) Maintain Star system.

6) Assist the Accounting Manager in recording investment activity.

7) Assist other departments with research of revenue & expenses within their department.

8) All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business field.Master’s degree in accounting or related field.Experience: Two years’ experience maintaining general ledger accounts for a hospital. Computer/Software Knowledge: Familiar with accounting software and spreadsheets. Knowledgeable with operating and maintaining Star and using Excel.Licensure/Certification

Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Knowledgeable with interpreting and applying GAAP. * Ability to communicate clearly both written and orally; Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Environmental and Physical Requirements

General office environment.

Required Personal Protective Equipment: None

Age-Specific Competencies

Required Annual Mandatory Education

Fire Safety, Infection Control, Right-to-KnowCorporate ComplianceService Excellence/PlanetreeCode Red Response/Fire ExtinguisherBack Safety CompetencyLatex Allergy SLP

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