Staff Accountant

Maui Jim Peoria , AZ 85345

Posted 2 months ago

At Maui Jim, you can expect, a unique culture, a well-known brand, and the opportunity to grow with a company that has a great reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and "high touch" work environment that values the members of our 'Ohana. We work hard to develop our leaders who in turn develop their team members to reach their full potential, and we are committed to building a team that focuses on solid customer service.

If you would like to be part of an amazing adventure that is Maui Jim, check our current job openings and browse the site to learn more about our culture, benefits , and our Maui Jim 'Ohana! Aloha~

The major function of this position is:

To be a dedicated financial accounting resource in a number of different areas, including; month-end/year-end close, financial statement consolidation, expense analysis, reporting and budgeting, inventory, accruals and reserves, audit support, sales & use tax, international transactional taxes, corporate insurance program, price lists, and accounting for stock options. Responsibilities will include reconciliations of all accounts in these areas for all domestic and international entities.

Essential Duties:
1.Perform month-end closing duties for following areas, including posting of journal entries and preparation of reconciliations and lead sheets:

  • Inter-company reconciliation process

  • Commission expense entries and analyses

  • Inventory actual costing, Material Ledger closing process

  • Investments/Deferred Comp

  • Accruals
    2.Provide support to the Financial Accounting Manager with the monthly financial statement consolidation process and reporting package, including:

  • Income statement variance analyses

  • Financial Graphs & Charts

  • Head Count Report
    3.Prepare and analyze various general ledger reconciliations on a monthly or quarterly basis, including accounting areas listed above as well as:

  • Deferred Revenue

  • Inventory Clearing

  • Equity related accounts
    4.Provide support and backup with inventory relating accounting areas, including:

  • Perform inventory costing on all new materials across all plants

  • Assist with the annual full costing run on global inventory

  • Review Production Order variances and settlement processes
    5.Work with the Accounting team to prepare for the US consolidated audit through work paper preparation, answering questions from external auditors and creating the audit report and related schedules.
    6.Serve as liaison to International Operations Managers for statutory financial and tax filings, audits/financial reviews and quarterly reviews of DC Management Financials and results of operations.
    7.Serve as a financial resource for Domestic Departmental Managers in reviewing and analyzing expenses and fielding questions.
    8.Handle and coordinate insurance related items and work with Financial Accounting Manager on following:

  • Annual Renewals preparation of data, completing applications, etc.

  • Premium Audits

  • Claims

  • Certificate of Insurance Requests
    9.Oversee accounting for stock option exercises and sales, including stock based compensation expense, year-end reporting and any ad-hoc reporting.


  1. Support the Tax area with various tax compliance items as follows:

  • Collection and preparation of sales tax audit support data

  • Assist with Sales & Use tax exemption certificate process and projects

  • Preparation of special events permits/sales tax returns

  • VAT compliance, reviews and related reconciliations

  • Complete various compliance related filings


  1. Other responsibilities:

  • Chart of accounts maintenance

  • Maintain Fx rates in SAP

  • Annual shareholder meeting proxies

  • Assist with annual budget process

  • Generate monthly departmental expense reports

  • Maintain global price lists and order forms

  • Other projects as requested

Below is the preferred education and experience for this position:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • CPA preferred but not required

Work Shift:
1st Shift (United States of America)

Education:

Bachelors: Accounting (Required)

Required Skills:

Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment., Ability to communicate in a variety of business settings and provide outstanding customer service, Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must display courtesy and tact in handling employees., Microsoft Office Suites, SAP FI/CO experience, Solid accounting knowledge combined with strong analytical skills, Strong attention to detail, Strong problem solving skills., Team-minded, sense of responsibility and able to work under pressure.

Special Requirements (If Applicable):

Ability to communicate in a variety of business settings

Ability to utilize a PC

Special Language Requirement (If Applicable):


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