Staff Accountant, Payment Processing

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

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Job Summary:

Responsible for following general instructions and with discretion as to work details, performs accounting tasks of a difficult nature requiring an experienced, professional knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Provides specialized or general analysis support in various accounting functions. Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.

Specific Duties:

- Research and Resolve Unapplied payments to clear unreconciled transactions.

- Respond to escalated inquiries from internal and external contacts.

- Knowledge of Oracle OBIEE reporting a plus

- Advanced Excel & Access Database skills, Macro experience a plus.

- Experience with reporting including; trend analysis.

- Experience simplifying complex information through use of Visio.

Core Responsibilities:

- Interprets accounting data, analyzes reports and recommends action to be taken.

- Prepares difficult journal entries, maintains complex ledgers, reconciles and analyzes specific cost account ledgers. Assists in the development and installation of accounting systems, cost accounting methods, procedures and controls.

- Establishes and maintains property accounting records. Reviews the preparation of various financial statements, records and reports compiled by lower level accounting support personnel.

- Prepares financial reports analyzing data for management review.

- Calculates payments to regulatory authorities based on a review of contracts and regulations.

- Ensures the balance sheet accounts are accurately stated based on compiled reconciliation procedures and agreement with source documents.

- Enters monthly journal entries to properly record accounting transactions, ensuring that journal entries have proper back up to substantiate the entry.

- Reviews financial statements for operating trends and results.

- Develops automated Oracle routines such as mass allocations and re-occurring journal entries.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Accounting, Finance

- Generally requires 2-5 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer