Staff Accountant

Overview

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the areas of Cash, Prepaid Assets, and a variety of other accounts, in addition to comprehensive analysis. This role will manage the monthly close process for the aforementioned areas. This position will collaborate with accounting colleagues and will be an integral part of the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close. The Staff Accountant will liaise with our external, Big 4 auditors and be involved in Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

Responsibilities

Participate in month end close process Ensure compliance with accounting policies and reporting deadlines with a concentration in retail and wholesale cash reconciliations and prepaid expenses

Ensure transactions are performed within a sound internal control environment

Perform various balance sheet account analysis to ensure these accounts are accurately reflected in the financial statements

Prepare schedules for external auditors in connection with audits.

Provide support to various departments to ensure all activity is recorded in the general ledger in a timely basis

Review results and explain fluctuations over prior quarter, prior year and other time periods as required

Assist Accounting Team with adhoc projects as needed

Continue to expand role when possible into other facets of the department

Act as a liaison with the IT department to ensure success with cash processes

General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal controls

Experience with ERP – SAP and/or EBS preferred

Ability to drive process improvements and develop systematic processes

* Advanced proficiency is use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outl

Qualifications

EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

Minimum of three years of progressive experience

 

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

Ability to analyze, solve problems, and adapt to changing organizational and operational needs

Ability to work collaboratively with all departments

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface comfortably at all levels both internally and externally

Able to establish a high level of trust and credibility in the organization.

Comfortable with ambiguity

Ability to work autonomously

Ability to nurture and work in fast paced, team oriented environment; strong emphasis on team building through training, coaching and mentoring

Flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities and multiple tasks


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