Accountant I (Accounts Payable)

Website Federated Hermes

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant I located in Pittsburgh, PA.

What You’ll Do

As an Accountant I you will ensure that all invoices and expense reports received in Accounts Payable have proper authorization, account assignment, and comply with company policies and procedures, as well as policies of federal, state and various regulatory agencies.   Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required for internal use, client reporting and regulatory agencies.


Duties include but are not limited to the following:

·       Approve expense report and invoices for weekly payment processing.

·       Prepare scheduled payments and validate 1099 data.

·       Research files for required escheatment follow-up and documentation.

·       Reconciliation and allocation of costs charges to holding account for fund expense charges.

·       Maintain and prepare reclass GL assignment for deposits.

·       Maintain AP Web site.

·       Monitor outstanding amounts due from separating employees.

·       Assist with special projects as needed.

·       Review operating methods and procedures to promote efficiencies.

·       Maintain up-to-date written procedures for all assigned responsibilities.


The Expertise We’re Looking For

·       Associates degree in business related field or equivalent experience (two years in accounting related role)

·       Understanding of general accounting; Accounts Payable experience preferred.

·       Above average Excel skills: experience with V-Lookups, pivot tables and if statements preferred.

·       Financial service industry experience and knowledge of Oracle Financials is a plus.


Our Investment in You

We believe our employees are our most important asset! Therefore, we offer benefits programs designed to help you and your family thrive, training programs to advance your professional development and opportunities for you to give back to the community.  Our offerings include:

·       A competitive total compensation package, including bonus programs designed to recognize and incentivize our employees to do their best every day.

·       Time off programs including paid vacation, parental leave and a volunteer day to help you stay healthy and connected to the things that are important.

·       Opportunities to expand your professional network within the firm and the community through participation in programs such as the Women in Investing Employee Resource Business Group and the University Ambassador Program.


About Federated Hermes

At Federated Hermes, our goals are to help individuals invest and retire better, to help our clients achieve better risk-adjusted returns, and to contribute to the positive outcomes in the wider world.  We pledge to always putting our clients first and to acting responsibly and transparently.  Our commitment to active, responsible investment has enabled us to become a leading investment manager with $778.7B in assets under management; serving investors around the world.

We provide careers opportunities that have enabled our employees to grow and meet their career aspirations while balancing the needs of their personal lives. We offer a collaborative environment that promotes doing things the right way and always with integrity, sharing ideas to drive positive change, and following through on our commitments.  We are motivated by a higher purpose and always consider the impact of our work.  We promote teamwork and foster a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace where unique perspectives, ideas and experiences are recognized and appreciated for the contributions they bring.  At Federated Hermes, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment. As part of the company’s equal employment opportunity policy, Federated Hermes takes affirmative action to ensure that minorities, females, veterans, and qualified people with disabilities are considered for employment and promotional opportunities.


We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


For consideration, please visit our company website and reference job 9134.

Federated Hermes is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment to qualified individuals without regard to the following criteria: race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, age, familial or marital status, ancestry, military status, veteran status or genetic information as well as any other prohibited criteria under any local, state or federal law applicable to Federated Hermes. As part of the firm’s equal employment opportunity statement, Federated Hermes will also take affirmative action to ensure that minorities, females, veterans, and qualified people with disabilities are considered for employment and promotional opportunities.

Federated Hermes offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.

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