Staff Accountant (Remote)

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Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Location

Remote - U.S.

Summary

The Staff Accountant reviews, prepares, reconciles and analyzes accounting records, documentation and financial reports by applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This position is responsible for coordinating and performing assigned month-end close responsibilities, monthly account reconciliations, financial statement preparation, coordination of audit requests & preparing audit schedules, and booking daily transaction activity as needed. This position will report to the Accounting Manager and have a good understanding of GAAP accounting to ensure compliance and accuracy of all financial activities.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare and own assigned month-end reconciliations and analyses for assigned accounts, while documenting and maintaining appropriate support.
  • Communication with members of management and department heads regarding expense analysis and specialized reports.
  • Ensures completion of month-end responsibilities including:
  • Fulfill monthly close-related tasks, including journal entries and analytical review.
  • Strong understanding of assigned processes and journal entries.
  • Prepares monthly departmental reports.
  • Researches and provides conclusion on accounting issues.
  • Assists with all inventory postings.
  • Assists in overall month-end closing and financial review.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analysis including documentation of variance explanations.
  • Create and upload journal entries. Appropriately document and support all transactions.
  • Performs the daily cash postings as needed.
  • Develop, maintain and improve processes to drive efficient work and ensure integrity of the financial statements.
  • Assists with internal and external audit requests.
  • Be an active and positive team member of the accounting department providing excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 1 years' work experience or equivalent internships preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of people in a professional manner.
  • Strong computer skills to include advanced use of Excel and experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Microsoft Dynamics/Great Plains experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing with clients, peers, other departments, and senior management.
  • Team player with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, motivated self- starter
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to successful conclusion.
  • Ability to use logical methods to address problems and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to identify & communicate developing problems and take immediate corrective actions as needed.
  • Must have advanced attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to organize information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to multitask and possess excellent time management skills.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as support and contribute to team goals.


Work Environment / Physical Demands

This position is in a typical office environment that requires prolonged sitting in front of a computer. This position requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office equipment including operation of standard phone, fax machine, and copier.

EOE M/F/D/V