The Staff Accountant will serve as a financial partner within Rubicon's Accounting department by performing general accounting tasks on a daily basis for expense and balance sheet accounts, providing reconciliation and analysis assistance, and processing high volume journal entries. This position will gain a detailed understanding of several P&L accounts, balance sheet accounts, and high-volume payment journal entries and policies. The Staff Accountant will engage in high volume, transactional areas and may assist others with project-related or complex assignments. This position has work frequently reviewed by others.
Summary / General Description:
Input general and administrative related vendor invoices into the general ledger recording the AP and the expense. Ensure that expenses are properly approved, authorized to pay and coded to the correct department and general ledger account.
Ensure all charges on the company's credit cards are properly authorized and coded and the general ledger is complete reflecting all authorized charges made on card.
Obtain approval and process payment batch files from within the treasury management system.
Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts according to prescribed frequency to ensure balances are properly supported and explained. Work with Supervisor to collaborate with key stakeholders to resolve any reconciliation issues in a timely manner.
Collaborates and shares responsibility in facilitating and completing month-end close procedures to prepare consolidated financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes. Takes initiative to continually improve efficiency in accounting and reporting processes.
Responds timely to requests for information/reports and gathering related documentation from internal/external auditors and company management in various departments and other ad-hoc projects as assigned.
Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting
Knowledge of accounting principles based on GAAP and accounting best practices
Highly detail oriented and organized in work and ability to meet assigned deadlines
Self-starter with a positive attitude with good organization and time management skills
High proficiency in Excel
Able to work in a fast-paced and agile environment
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, and management to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
Proficiency in an accounting ERP system(s) preferred