• Staff Accountant

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    Job Title: Staff Accountant

    Department: Accounting

    Reports To: Corporate Controller

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Job Code: Accounting & Finance


    The Staff Accountant will provide monthly general accounting services, preparing monthly financial statements, reviewing department budgets and developing process efficiencies. The role also assists in the preparation and maintenance of month-end and quarterly supporting schedules, quarterly financial statement preparation, provides direct assistance to external auditors and performs other special projects as needed.  


    • Prepare accounting related entries related to various source reports, journals and registers.
    • Perform the processing of monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, setup and monthly maintenance of fixed assets, including depreciation and the recording of adjusting and reclassification entries.
    • Review intercompany expenses to assure expenses are properly allocated.
    • Prepare monthly cash reconciliations.
    • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
    • Assist with the month end accounting process including preparation of financial reporting package.
    • Perform analytical review and document variance explanations of Corporate department budgets.
    • Maintain a well-organized financial data and document warehouse.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
    • Analyze accounting problems and arrive at workable solutions. Evaluate information, identify key issues that need to be addressed and develop courses of action that effectively address the issue at hand. Is capable of making sound, common sense decisions.
    • Manage assigned projects by prioritizing work to meet established deadlines and ensuring that accounting objectives are accomplished while keeping senior and/or Assistant Controller informed of project status and issues identified. 
    • Identify opportunities to improve accounting efficiencies.
    • Demonstrate strong analytical, data analysis, communication and interpersonal skills.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                                              

    Associates Degree in Accounting, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Two years experience in Accounting or related field.


    Computer Skills                                            

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Premium Financing software; Insurance software; Accounting software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


    Physical Demands 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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