DST Systems, Inc. Kansas City , MO 64126
The speed of technology. The influx of data.
Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.
That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.
If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.
At DST, we're working hard to help clients in some of the world's most complex industries discover the best experiences and positive outcomes for business. We're also working hard to help over 16,000 global employees discover the best experiences and positive outcomes for themselves and our company. We attract, build, energize, and reward our people by building and deploying strategic programs designed to support a high performance culture that enables DST to best execute its business strategy.
To support DST's growth and business initiatives, DST Systems is seeking a motivated individual to manage accounting activities and projects in the Corporate Accounting department. This position will report directly to DST's Corporate Accounting Director.
The Accounting Supervisor provides leadership and direction to staff. This position will prepare financial and business-related analysis and research. They may forecast and analyze trends, perform high-level account analysis, audits, accrual reviews and account reconciliations.
Accounting Supervisor may review and approve invoices, compute and prepare data for journal entries, post journal entries, review general ledger balances and related financial statements for reasonableness. They may accumulate and analyze information for the preparation of financial statements, ledgers, and reports and assist in preparing financial reports. Accounting Supervisor may assist in the development of procedures, conduct special financial analyses and business-related studies, and collaborate with others in the preparation of analyses. Accounting Supervisor frequently interact with internal and external contacts.
Candidates need to have a strong financial and business acumen as the accounting activities in this area will have both financial and internal control elements. The ideal candidate is a CPA with a mixture of both public accounting and industry experience.
Candidates need to be detail-oriented and have the ability to interact with DST Operation and Finance executives. Candidates must be able to multi-task and be flexible as priorities change. Successful candidates are individuals that are naturally inquisitive, have a positive attitude, enjoy implementing process improvements, have the ability to perform complex analyses, identify accounting, control or risk issues and have the courage to challenge the status quo.
Prepare financial and business-related analysis and research.
Forecast and analyze trends, perform high-level account analysis, audits, accrual reviews and account reconciliations.
Review and approve invoices, compute and prepare data for journal entries, post journal entries, review general ledger balances and related financial statements for reasonableness.
Accumulate and analyze information for the preparation of financial statements, ledgers, and reports and assist in preparing financial reports.
May assist in the development of procedures, conduct special financial analyses and business-related studies, and collaborate with others in the preparation of analyses.
Frequently interact with internal and external contacts.
Bachelor's or Master's degree and 5 years of work-related experience
CPA, public accounting and PeopleSoft Financials experience is a plus
Past supervisory experience is a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks
Kansas City Missouri
DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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