Staff Accountant

Position Summary

This position is at our corporate headquarters and the individual reports to the Lead Senior Accountant in charge of Merger and Acquisition accounting. He or she works within the Corporate Finance and Accounting Group and may also work with management out in the field. The position requires knowledge of both Finance and Accounting principles, proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and ability to understand and utilize a financial system.

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

* Perform monthly closing procedures, including journal entries, analyzing, and reconciling accounts to ensure complete and accurate account balance.

* Assist Lead Senior Accountant during closing to help meet stringent reporting deadlines

* Assist in other special projects and perform job duties, as directed by management.

* Ability to be flexible and meet strict deadlines

* Support both corporate management and management in the field through monthly financial analysis.

* Distribute monthly financial reports to management.

* Work with exchange rates and intercompany accounting.

* Be responsible for mapping foreign operations trial balances.

Competency Requirements

* Effectively manage tasks and tight deadlines independently with minimal supervision.

* Ability to interact and be a team player with all levels of employees and senior management.

* Superior quantitative skills.

* Excellent computer skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly and proficiently.

* Highly motivated individual with a strong desire to learn.

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements

* Strong accounting foundation and solid knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.

* Bachelor degree required, major in accounting preferred.

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