Accountant - Cash Accounting (Remote)

Ferguson Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Overall Job Objective:

This position works mostly independent within the Central Finance's Cash Accounting team to prepare and review bank reconciliations for depository and disbursement cash accounts.


  • Reconcile bank accounts for assigned depository and/or disbursement branch accounts using Oracle's Cash Management module.

  • Reconcile and provide required analysis for assigned balance sheet accounts. Analysis may require in-depth commenting and partnering with other FEI departments.

  • For all Balance Sheet reconciliations assigned, ensure they are reconciled timely in Oracle ARCS module with proper support and balance explanations provided. Prepare any necessary journal entries.

  • During month-end closing, review assigned monthly reports (P&Ls) and provide month-over-month fluctuation analysis and address concerns. Prepare and upload any necessary journal entries.

  • Liaise with field finance business partners, branch operations, branch and distribution center management, acquisitions, HQ departments, IT, SSC and others as necessary to solve operational issues affecting assigned tasks.

  • Meet monthly and year-end GL closing deadlines.

  • Address tough issues calmly and confidently despite uncertainty and rapidly changing situations.

  • Develop and maintain excellent professional relationships with all associates.

  • Support data requests for Corporate and external audits.

  • Perform various ad hoc requests and other duties assigned by management.

  • Cross train to be backup on additional processes, as needed.

  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times ensuring quality customer service

  • Abide by all policies, rules and regulations of the company, including all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures

  • Support corporate programs, goals and initiatives of the company

  • Work the hours needed to complete the assigned job responsibilities, which may exceed the standard work schedule, and may include working weekends as needed during peak times, such as audit and fiscal year-end.


  • Minimum of 1-3 years Finance/Accounting experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred.

  • Demonstrate strong relationship building skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Team player with a collaborative and flexible style.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and experience working with and analyzing large amounts of data. Solid understanding of advanced formulas, pivot tables, and macro use within Excel is desired.

  • Systems savvy and experience with Oracle (preferred) or other accounting software

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements

  • Creative, flexible, self-starter and critical thinker

  • Organized with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy, with a passion for numbers and their practical accounting application.


  • The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information

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