Accountant (295694-841)

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Rochester, NY
* Assist in all phases of closing and reporting of assigned duties including: preparation of journal entries, analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, analysis of variances in income statement and balance sheet accounts.

* Communicate and coordinates with other departments and regional personnel including first line regional financial contact and support for assigned region.

* Analyze financial reports and records relative to the accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures.

* Prepare analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

* Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and internal controls.

* Prepare for and participates in internal and external audits in functional area.

* Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

* Represent the function in special projects and assignments.

* Perform other accounting duties, as required.

Reporting Relationships

* Reports to Manager, US Accounting

Required Skills

* Analysis and Problem Assessment - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.

* Interpersonal/Communications Skills - focuses on solving conflict; speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; listens to get clarification; responds well to questions

* Integrity- builds trust by treating customers, peers and others with integrity; treats people with respect; upholds organizational values; keeps commitments.

* Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Required Experience

* Education Required or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor's Degree in accounting with 3 to 5 years of experience; CPA a plus.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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