Accountant in North Charleston, SC at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/13/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 386626

Johnson Service Group is seeking an experienced Accountant for our client in the North Charleston, SC area. The incumbent will be responsible for the development, preparation, and participation in maintaining a complete set of financial records. They will participate in and may oversee processing complex accounting transactions, preparing adjustments to sub-ledgers and ledgers, and oversees and performs reconciliation, reporting, and auditing of general ledger financial information. This position reports to the Comptroller.


  • Position requires compliance with the stated qualifications and a demonstrated ability to prepare various reports; develop financial estimates, perform statistical computations, reconcile and review the work of others. Maintain and implement accounting controls as well as in-depth knowledge of accounting systems.
  • Managerial (cost, projects) and/or financial (general ledger) accounting. Maintains a complete set of records of financial transactions by overseeing, reviewing, and entering transaction details into an established financial accounting system. Classifies, codes and consolidates charges, rates and related financial information to an accounting system.
  • Reviews journal entries for disbursements, receipts and adjustments. Reconciles a variety of accounts such as but not limited to cash, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reimbursements due, and capital projects to the general ledger. Reconciles financial information for grant and/or special funded programs for Capital Projects.
  • Ensures that revenues (rent, advertising, % over mag, Customer Service credit cards, and manual credit cards) are recorded on a monthly basis utilizing accounting software package.
  • Maintains charts of accounts and other fiscal information, files, and records relating to AIP grants. Orients and trains department personnel in required data for grant reporting.
  • Develops expertise in the automated accounting and general ledger system including data reporting applications and special provisions including budget software. Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Prepares reports and financial schedules for external agencies, complies with generally accepted government accounting principles, Federal, State, and local regulations and requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions. Prepares accounts payable and receivable (reimbursement) summaries, and other accounts that contribute to a complete accounting of the activity of the organization unit.
  • Assists in identifying and participates in maintaining sound internal accounting controls. Applies pre-established accounting controls, fund accounts and special accounts according to generally accepted accounting principles. Remains current on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) compliance issues. Reviews and analyzes accounting transactions processed by others for accuracy, proper account coding or classification and allocation.
  • Communicates with officials, supervisor, other employees, clients, third party service contractors the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
  • Operates or uses various equipment and supplies in order to complete work assignments: operates and maintains computer hardware and software, copiers, telephone, fax/copier and related office type equipment and supplies; operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilize word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

Additional Function:

  • Processes Accounts Payables


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required, supplemented by five years of experience in an accounting or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Please submit resumes to, attention Chelsea Florea.

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