Staff Accountant

March 23, 2023
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Rochester, NY


AP Professionals is working with a local organization that is looking for a Staff Accountant. This is a Direct Hire opportunity at the organizations Canandaigua location. Responsibilities will include assisting in managing day-to-day accounting and finance functions, preparing journal entries, maintaining ledgers,  supporting schedules, and balance sheet reconciliations.


  • Prepare and post general journal entries and cash receipt entries
  • Assist with month and year-end closings
  • Prepare schedules for annual audit and nonprofit tax filing (Form 990)
  • Assist with financial statement analysis
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet account subledgers
  • Onboard new employees
  • Process bi-weekly payroll
  • Prepare and enter the bi-weekly payroll journal entry
  • Maintain labor cost distribution
  • Act as back up for accounts payable invoice data entry
  • 1099 preparation
  • Act as back up for weekly disbursements/check runs
  • Sales tax reporting for three retail locations
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation
  • Assist with budget to actual analysis on a monthly basis


  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business


  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Experience in the not-for-profit industry, a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Analytical skills and ability to document accounting practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
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