We are seeking an Associate Accountant who will support the Finance Department and company leadership team by managing key accounting responsibilities. The Associate Accountant will be well-versed in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and be able to work in a detailed oriented fast-paced environment. The Associate Accountant will assist in the monthly and annual close process including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and schedules as a part of a global organization. Position will work directly with the Accounting Manager to assist with monthly financial statement preparation and closing, including journal entries, general ledger review and financial statement comparisons and analysis.
Prepare and post journal entries
Prepare monthly accruals
Manage key aspects of the month end closing process
Review and update accounting policies and internal controls
Assist Accounting Manager with internal audits
Reconcile general ledger accounts and intercompany accounts
Support financial control and SOX testing for compliance
Analyze financial data and prepare financial reports for senior leadership team
Support management through data collection, analysis and special projects
Analyze and calculate sales commission payments
Manage key business systems and develop custom reports
Responding to inquiries and providing support to multiple departments across the business make recommendations in all areas for process improvement
Regularly analyze payroll reports
Assist leading special team projects
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (in Accounting) and a minimum of 5 years accounting experience in a related field.
Strong interpersonal skills, organizational and detail implementation skills
Financial modeling a plus
Attention to details and problem solving
Attention to deadlines
Knowledge of US GAAP and Revenue Recognition principles a plus
Experience in Sarbanes Oxley Internal Controls
Excellent time management skills
Master degree preferred
Public Accounting audit experience preferred
Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. Experience with Access
Must be self-motivating with a positive outlook and focused on quality work. Plan day in an organized manner and pays attention to details and accuracy.
Ability to collect information, identify and diagnose problems.
Ability to work independently
Must be comfortable communicating with upper management and internal departments.
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