Our client is a leading company in the area seeking an Accountant. The organization is a world leader within their respective industry with a number of accolades to their name. The organization offers an amazing benefits package which is the icing on the cake along with a strong work/life balance. There is a large team, so room for advancement is also there.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT:
The Accountant records and analyzes monthly transactions in the general ledger. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs US monthly financial close functions including preparing and entering journal entries
Prepares general ledger reconciliations
Updates CIP, Capitalization & Dispositions of F/A, Posts Depreciation, Prepares Personal Property & Real Tax returns.
Performs annual physical inventories.
Maintains various Prepaid and Accrual account schedules
Performs Back-up Payroll Processing
Prepares various Government Surveys
Assist yearly audit preparations for US Operations
Responsible for accounting procedures, internal controls (implementing, monitoring, enhancing, compliance), and database management
Communicates results to International Controller to include: analytical reports, status reports
Assists yearly audit preparation
Randomly audits work flow to assures that all accounting transactions are appropriately authorized
Follow company policies, procedures and guidelines per the company handbook
We are looking for a Staff Accountant with a solid work ethic, excellent judgment, and a desire to build a long-term career with us. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented, with outstanding analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you are able to work effectively with minimal oversight, while also functioning well in a team environment.
EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT ROLE:
Ideally an A.S - Accounting or Bachelors in Accounting/Finance is preferred; Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. If no degree - 3+ years experience required
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Corporate accounting / General ledger experience
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction
Keywords: Staff Accountant, Accounting, Accountant, General Ledger Accountant, Finance, Journal Entries, Excel, GAAP, Reconciliations, Month-End Close
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.