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Accounting Associate - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 13 June 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is looking for intelligent, creative and dedicated professionals to join our growing team.  
  • We are a company that values technical excellence, teamwork and a commitment to success. 
  • We employ cutting edge technology to provide our customers with industry leading solutions and are currently seeking to fill the position of Accounting Associate to work out of our office. 



Primary Responsibilities 
  • Ensures the accurate and timely completion of the monthly close process by:  
  • Booking general ledger monthly close entries 
  • Assisting in department re-allocations and analysis 
  • Foreign currency conversion 
  • Assisting in monthly consolidation and related consolidating entries  


Performs quality control procedures by: 
  • Preparing monthly account reconciliations 
  • Investigating and resolving discrepancies 
  • Reviewing and assessing account fluctuations 
  • Assisting in Budget vs. Actual analysis 
  • Execution of the monthly close checklist  


Assists in the completion of other finance-related tasks by: 
  • Assisting in special projects 
  • Assisting in the completion of the year-end audit 
  • Assisting in tax and compliance related issues 
  • Assisting in the coordination across departments and business segments 
  • Assistance with the yearly budget process  


Contributes to efficiency and productivity of department by: 
  • Researching related accounting guidance 
  • Performing monthly administrative tasks 
  • Following departmental policies and procedures when completing the above  


Maintains Quality Service and Departmental Standards by: 
  • Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP”) 
  • Participating in establishing and enforcing departmental standards 
  • Participating in the modification of company SOPs related to the Finance Department  


Working conditions: 
  • Travel: 0-5% 
  • Lifting: 0-15lbs 
  • Other: Computer work for long periods of time  


Required Skills 
Education:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required  


Additional skill set: 
  • Pleasant and professional phone manner 
  • Ability to work in group setting and independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities 
  • Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work; strong organizational skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Ability to maintain professional and positive attitude