Staff Accountant - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

The Accountant role within the Americas Accounting and Reporting group will fill a key role within the Finance organization. This position will be responsible for certain core accounting and reporting activities, including the preparation of Bank Reconciliations, Americas monthly Elimination entries, regional reporting, client-level reporting, journal entries, Intercompany reconciliations, and analysis of accounts. This role will assist with internal management book-keeping and reporting and help drive processes to unify the Company’s global accounting structure. There will also be several special projects that should provide for continuous learning opportunities and expose the role to a variety of aspects of the Company.The Accountant role will be exposed to tasks of different varieties, including operational accounting, technical accounting, various analyses, and financial reporting. The Company is looking for a candidate that could currently fill this role proficiently and have opportunity to grow and develop in any combination of these areas. Due to the breadth of tasks involved, it is important for this role to be able to interact positively with a variety of areas and levels within the Company. This requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.Essential Duties And ResponsibilitiesCreate month-end consolidation journal entriesPrepare Bank ReconciliationsPerform monthly account reconciliationsSupport the monthly close processProvide accounting support for assigned areas which may include cost allocations, eliminations, and key performance indicatorsAssist in the compilation and review of monthly management reporting, client level reporting, and ad hoc internal reportingEnhance the documentation of key internal controls, processes, and proceduresIdentify best practices and create ideas for process improvementsQualificationsProven track record of academic and/or professional excellenceBachelor’s degree in Accounting1 to 3 years of professional accounting experience Preferred; Minimum of an accounting internship requiredKnowledge of technical accounting and financial reportingStrong interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communicationsProficiency with Microsoft Excel/WordStrong financial systems aptitude - Hyperion or OneStream experience is a plusOther CharacteristicsStrong problem solving and analytical skills, work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, decision making skills and ability to work well with othersAbility to manage ambiguity and adapt readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditionsAbility to complete tasks that span from routine to thought-provokingAbility to take ownership of tasks and see them through to completionProfessional and personal integrity beyond reproachComfortable working with very sensitive and confidential data with the ability to maintain a high degree of discretionAbility to work flexible hours when needed in-order to meet deadlines