Ecova–Making a World of Difference
At Ecova, we believe each individual, no matter the role, can make a difference for our clients, the environment and for themselves. Ecova is built on a strong foundation of integrity, community, leadership, persistence and urgency.
Our highest goal is to be the market leading, trusted advisor to organizations driven to maximize results, reduce expenses, manage risk and improve environmental performance. Our focus is to grow results on saving resources for our clients â€“ from utilities to facilities. We apply data-driven insights â€“ from demand to impact â€“ to target inefficiencies and See More, Save More and Sustain More for our clients.
We strive to deliver results and innovation through efforts of our unparalleled people to each and every client with whom we engage. We’re on the look-out for team players to work with us in serving as an integral extension of our clients to measure, analyze and improve resource management. Come join the Ecova familyâ€¦ together we can Make a World of Difference.
Accounting Analyst â€“ Client Funds
The finance team is an important part of our company infrastructure and as a member of this team, you will be critical to our success.
This position is responsible for maintaining client trust fund accounts with very large dollar and transaction volumes through daily and monthly account reconciliations and to report any reconciling items to the Accounting department in a timely manner. The position is also responsible for establishing and improving accounting policies and procedures to maintain proper accounting for trust fund activity. This position reports to the GL Accounting Supervisor.
â€¢ Perform daily reconciliations of client funds received, client fund disbursements and future scheduled client disbursements and report discrepancies to the Accounting department in a timely manner.
â€¢ Prepare complex bank reconciliations for large dollar and transaction volume accounts on a monthly basis.
â€¢ Reconcile and maintain client trust fund general ledger accounts, and prepare and post adjusting journal entries as necessary.
â€¢ Participate in bank product change discussions with bank and accounting personnel and change reconciling processes to adapt accordingly.
â€¢ Calculate all trust account related fees monthly and report to finance for month end close.
â€¢ Request reimbursement of fees and other items from Finance to ensure trust accounts remain whole.
â€¢ Work closely with accounting team and bank personnel to research and resolve accounting discrepancies.
â€¢ Continuously improve and create processes to accurately and efficiently complete reconciliations.
â€¢ Special projects as requested.
â€¢ An associate’s degree in accounting or business, or equivalent work experience required.
â€¢ Minimum of 4 years related accounting experience in bank reconciliation required.
â€¢ Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
â€¢ Experience in bank reconciliations for large dollar and transaction volume accounts on a monthly basis.
â€¢ Liaison with external accounting firms as required.
â€¢ Skilled in Microsoft Office with intermediate Excel skills.
â€¢ Independent worker with good decision making skills, which includes knowing when to seek expert assistance.
â€¢ Strong communication, analytical and organization skills.
â€¢ Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects at the same time.
â€¢ Experience with establishing and maintaining effective work relationships.
â€¢ Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of integrity.
â€¢ Possess the ability to self-motivate and take initiative with minimal supervision.
â€¢ Must be organized, detail oriented and able to efficiently function under pressure.
â€¢ Ability to produce detailed, error-free work within limited timeframes.
Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. We are a performance-based culture and have goal-based incentive programs and generous employee benefits. Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, life, AD&D, short- and long-term disability insurance. We also offer flexible spending accounts and 401(k) with a generous employer match.
Ecova is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.
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