This position is responsible for advanced and complex accounting activities relative to, but not limited to, financial statement preparation, account analysis and reconciliation, cash flow, audit preparation and internal control maintenance. This position will also have responsibilities related to business analysis, system development and usage and other ad hoc projects as needed.
Utilize and apply a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure to effectively perform accounting activities; and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as management plans and policies.
Provide business insight to managers to assist in communicating financial results and forecasts to senior management.
Utilize and develop expertise on reporting tools and systems.
Review and perform general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries and accruals.
Ensure timely and accurate monthly and quarterly accounting closes as well as production of related financial reports.
Develop and implement policies, procedures and improvements that increase efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy.
Maintain and enhance relationships with various internal departments.
Help support existing accounting staff and share knowledge of previous experiences and best practices.
Participate in or lead special studies/projects as assigned for process improvement. Develop, implement and monitor adherence to procedures.
Act as liaison with external auditors on audit and other matters, where applicable.
Assists with and performs ad-hoc duties and projects as required.
Bachelor's degree (BS) in Accounting highly preferred; or equivalent demonstrable work experience.
CPA preferred but not required.
Minimum requirement of five years of general accounting experience, including general ledger experience.
Proficiency in PeopleSoft or other ERP software accounting software is preferred.
Proficiency in IBM Planning Analytics or similar software preferred.
Advanced knowledge in Excel required.
Excellent analytical and multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.
This position does not require any regularly scheduled travel.