Accountant

    • Fort Myers, FL

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role: 
The primary function is to perform general accounting/bookkeeping activities which may consists of invoice tracking, payment, & posting journal entries and to perform various procurement buyer duties and special projects.

What you’ll do: 
• Perform monthly and year end closing process for Gartner WW which consists of account
• Reconciliations, posting journal entries, reporting & analysis
• Maintain & prepare schedules tracking various costs, projects to support monthly journal entries and ensure accurate account balances each month
• Reconcile various worldwide Balance Sheet and P&L accounts
• Investigate anomalies identified to determine root causes and implement solutions to improve process
• Drive and support continuous improvement by supporting management initiatives and developing & documenting new processes
• Understand multiple internal areas including CFS process & system, accounts payable process, accounts receivable process, basic product structure and company initiatives in order to investigate and resolve issues raised or identified
• Review processes and identify opportunities to improve efficiency/accuracy and implement solutions
• Prepare analysis & reports for management, other Finance departments and BUs for use in making timely, fact-based business decision
• Complete special projects and other responsibilities as assigned          
• Keep management abreast of current activities within areas of responsibility
• International located:  Support other Finance & HR BUs by performing locally required functions such as filings, office management, local collections, banking, corporate officer functions, HR functions, etc.

What you’ll need:
• Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance
• 3-5 years accounting or finance experience
• Strong QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel skills
• Ability to prioritize and organize workload
• Strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy  
• Strong customer service skills 
• Ability to work independently
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong ability to understand business processes
• Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner
• Flexibility
• Ability to manage constantly shifting priorities and requirements
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills & Effective listening skills
• Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Standards
• Lead activities with support/service groups outside the project team to ensure successful project results
• Leverage personal expertise to develop and present rational conclusions, recommendations and direct implementation strategies/action plans

What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: 
• An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
• Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
• Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
• Exposure to industry leading training and development
• Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:40384

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