JOB FUNCTION/ PURPOSE
The Accountant 3 is responsible for applying the principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. This position's role is to provide the technical expertise necessary to ensure that our financial recording conforms to GAAP and other regulatory requirements. The position also serves as a resource to provide technical guidance to internal departments to ensure accurate and consistent recording of the company's financial records.
Exercises accounting control over a group of accounts within a given specialized area. Develops financial reports for financial analysis, forecasting, trending, and results analysis which are used for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial reporting and control Interprets financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions such as producing monthly P&L and balance sheet for presentation to Controller Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Applies a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies. Initiates and processes journal entries into various accounts. Reconciles sub-ledgers to the general ledger and resolves differences.
Coordinates monthly close process
Participates in internal and external audits
Consolidation of fixed asset reporting and lease obligation reporting; assistance with annual insurance renewal documentation
May assist controller in physical counts of inventory at remote locations
Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
Prepare financial reporting packages, and coordinate preparation of supporting schedules Coordinate inter-company account transactions Assure availability of timely, well-presented, high quality, profit and loss, balance sheet, and sales detail results, comparing current v/s prior year benchmarks, as well as trended information Maintain controls to assure the integrity of assets and the compliance with GAAP. This responsibility should be performed in a way that avoids any surprises that could reasonably have been foreseen, thus protecting the company's assets. Increase and maintain one's professional development to not only contribute to the organization, meeting Division and Corporate requirements.
May assist in directing activities of staff or a function.
Understands and adheres to all company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work cross-functionally with various business units
Strong organizational skills
Accurate and attentive to detail
Excellent understanding of accounting principles
Proficient computer (Excel and Word)/ten key skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Knowledge of Letters of Credit and International Banking helpful
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
BS degree in Accounting or Finance and 8+ years’ experience in accounting or general business. A CPA and/or MBA preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified Public Accountant preferred
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.