Sr. Accountant, General Ledger

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Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Aug 02, 2017
Job ID
2507879
The General Ledger Accountant will fill a key role within the accounting group. The position will support various aspects of finance and accounting for the department.  The successful candidate will need to be effective and experienced in the general accounting function.  The position requires solid accounting experience combined with strong analytical skill.  The candidate will fit well in an environment that rewards bright, self-starting, energetic, focused individuals with ever increasing responsibility and challenge.  The candidate will need to process strong problem solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, detail oriented, decision making skills, and ability to work with others. This position will support various aspects of the financial cycle including, but not limited to, working with other departments and assisting in various audits.  This position also requires general accounting responsibilities, including journal entries, intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, cash management, prepaid and accruals.

Responsibilities:
- Create and review journal entries for closing activities in accordance with GAAP.
- Manage fixed assets, inventory, and prepaid month-end transactionsEnsure inter-company accounting and reporting processes are recorded timely and that reconciliations are performed monthly within guidelines.                                                                                                                                                                 
- Perform general account analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, prepaid, accruals and various expenses.           
- Identify trends and question activity to ensure best practice and correct methodologies are employed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              - Month End Close: Prepare key month-end adjusting journal entries                    
- Review month-end journal entries prepared by other members of the department 
- Provide recommendations to the Assistant Controller regarding updates to the month-end close schedule Manage the import process from the company's point of sale (POS) system to the accounting software
- Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as assigned
- Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as assigned
- Reporting- prepare monthly financial statements that are presented to company executives (e.g. balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, etc.)
- Review and assist in the preparation of departmental profit and loss statements that are presented to department heads
- Regulation Compliance: Assist with the execution of external audits Assist in the completion of periodic bank audits
- Monitor the company's control listing to ensure that all controls are being performed in accordance with established 404 procedures
- Serve as a key contact and expert for control audits conducted by internal audit and external audits - Provide recommendations for any potential improvements in 404 procedures

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
5 years of Accounting Experience with a large organization.
Experience with working on large  ERP platforms such as Oracle, SAP, or Microsoft Dynamics AX. 
Mastery of Excel a must.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, with an ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.
Ability to apply strong problem solving techniques.
Multi Company experience preferred.