Staff Accountant

CI Select Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 1 week ago

Functional Responsibilities: * Timely completion of month-end close including the following items: * Budget variance reporting and actual versus plan * Bank reporting * Job closings * Profit Degradation for CEO* Assists in yearly forecasting and budget process, by assessing and analyzing current year information in conjunction with future year goals. * Timely external reporting including, but not limited to: *
  • Property tax declaration * Annual reports * License renewals * Prepares Pre-Qualification Reports and other bid-related documents when needed. * Sales and use tax returns as required per state guidelines. * Maintains up to date exemption certifications. * Keeps up to date and complies with applicable state sales and use tax regulations, including county/state additions. * Reconciles all sales and use tax liability accounts. * Internal reporting including, but not limited to: *
  • Sales reports * Customer and vendor related reports * Vertical market report * Internal management reports * Process A/P checks, ACH payments and credit card payments. * Perform other accounting, financial or administrative tasks as required. * Reviews backlogs/WIP reports, received deposits, and utilizes resources available to ensure timely invoicing. * Reconciles customer and vendor credit card statements monthly and makes appropriate journal entry. * Files, maintains and distributes accounting documents, records and reports. * Prepares and ensures accuracy and integrity of accounting records to ensure proper financial reporting, journal entries, full cycle accounting.Knowledge/Skills/Attribute/Behaviors Needed: * Strong organizational skills. * Must be accurate and detail oriented. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Work well in a team.* 10-key by touch. * Time Management - effectively managing tasks and timelines. * Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills. * Analytical - collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data. * Exercises initiative in completing tasks and making process improvements. * Follows up/responds promptly to requests, meets commitments. * Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages. * Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. * Independently provides prompt, courteous and professional communication/customer service to clients and team members. * Maintains utmost confidentiality in regards to proprietary company information. * Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. * Prioritizes and maintains a sense of urgency in completing tasks and meeting deadlines. * Adherence to all company policies and rules. * Ability to bend, reach and lift up to 20 lbs.Education and Specifications: * Associates Degree required, Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting preferred * 1 to 3 years of experience required
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