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PART II. PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL GOALS FOR... > Accounting and Finance - Pg. 125

Accounting and Finance Accountant 6 Complete monthly and quarterly reports on time and error free 6 Always gain necessary signature approvals for budget variances 6 Record all journal entries, account reconciliations, and monthly closing procedures accurately and in a timely fashion 6 Code and enter invoices into our accounts payable system within 72 hours of arrival 6 Thoroughly flag and reconcile financial discrepancies and variances 6 Accurately prepare general ledger reconciliations of balance sheet accounts 6 Proactively lead all month-end close activities to include journal entries, journal postings, account reconciliation, and general ledger analysis 6 Become more confident in answering accounting procedural ques- tions with authority 6 Maintain flawless cash management schedules and bank reconcilia- tions 6 Be careful not to show resistance when asked to customize ad hoc financial reports 6 Consistently complete database backups at appropriate intervals 6 Organize AP checks from weekly check runs for vendor distribution using the appropriate mail drop codes 6 Proactively develop and implement process and system improve- ments 6 Prepare cost forecasts by evaluating and projecting cost data, updat- ing cost estimates, and presenting revised pricing recommendations 6 Willingly assist in the budgeting and forecasting process when opportunities arise 125 American Management Association ·