Job Description

Function:

Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant applies accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepares journal entries and account reconciliations necessary to provide an accurate and transparent reporting of the company's financial position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in month-end close by compiling and analyzing financial information to prepare necessary journal entries for properly stated financial statements in accordance with GAAP and company policy within corporate reporting timelines
  • Prepare and/or review account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with company policy
  • Review, investigate, and resolve accounting discrepancies and reconciling items
  • Perform detailed variance analysis on assigned accounts to understand reasons for changes and help assure accuracy
  • Work with internal resources in order to understand the activities of the business and the effect on the company’s accounting
  • Other related duties as assigned

Other:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Knowledge of General Ledger transactions, general Banking transactions, Account Reconciliation, and Account Analysis
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships with key business partners
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Education / Certifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.

Required Experience:

  • Accounting: 3-5 years