Position Summary:The candidate will assist the Senior Accountant with the monthly closing process for assigned portions of the international division: bank reconciliations, property additions and rollforwards, A/R coding, A/P tracking, audit PBC lists, data and g/l uploads, g/l tie outs, reconciliation rollforwards, etc. The accountant will assist the Senior Accountant with processes and procedures to enhance the reporting process and provide support on a proactive basis. The candidate must possess skills to comprehend domestic and international business transactions and record such events in accordance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists the Senior Accountant with the accounting and finance activities of portions of the international division
Collects, analyzes, and understands financial statement transactions
Proposes divisional journal entries and the related balance sheet reconciliations
Performs reconciliations to influence business decisions and provide recommendations to the Senior Accountant on projects that affect the balance sheet and P&L.
Coordinates with the Senior Accountant the communication regarding events that impact accounting and financials, e.g. tax changes, audits, changes in divisional reporting methodologies, requirements for forecasts and actuals, maintains on-going relationship with the third-parties to understand the state of the business, the major changes and the key factors that impact the business.
Provides support to the Senior Accountant for all reconciliation, audit needs, and tax filings.
Able to complete bank reconciliations
Able to complete Prepaid reconciliations
Able to complete Accrued Compensation reconciliations
Able to complete Asset Additions and Property Rollforwards
Strong understanding of Chart of Accounts
Two years experience in accounting or auditing
A sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Financial Accounting Standards
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in all other Microsoft Office applications
SAP experience preferred
Position requires frequent communication with various management levels across many disciplines, countries and cultures. The candidate must be able to direct and control the work of other individuals through written and verbal communication.
Able to multi-task several projects at once
Strong organizational skills