Staff Accountant - Working for Great Financial Managers

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17455
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Staff Accountant - Working for Great Financial Managers
Job Location: Saint Louis, MO
Base Compensation: $35,000 — $50,000
Total Compensation: $35,000 — $50,000
Benefits: Full Benefits
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: All Industries

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Great opportunity to join an established company, grow one's skill set and grow one's career. This job has a lot of variety for somebody who wants to expand their skill set and work for a great financial management team!

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:
The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties in support of approximately 45 locations and headquarters' operation. The Staff Accountant will be involved in analyzing, verifying, and reconciling financial transactions, statements, and reports; assist in maintaining accuracy of the general ledger (US and Canadian GAAP compliance). This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions, and completes corresponding reconciliations.
* Provides management with financial information by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from other departments.
* Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data - reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
* Analyzes information by maintaining existing and developing new spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
* Assists in the coordination, reporting and processing of external services as it relates to the accounting department.
* Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
* Prepares monthly inventory reports and manages sub-ledger inventory account (reconcile inventory balance).
* Monitors daily cash availability / updates associated reporting as well as reconciles bank accounts.
* Will be trained, in the course of the job, in the following areas: Prepare and file multi-location Sales and Use Tax returns. Remits local statistical data and fees (GST / HST / QST). Calculate monthly Concession Fees. Communicate Vendor Diversity information. Manage capital expenditures: additions, disposals, depreciation and gains/losses. Record payroll entries from non automated sources. Prepare analysis and post associated entries for recurring monthly transactions.
* The above list may not be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities.

LOCATION/SPECIFIC WORKING HOURS:
Corporate Office, Saint Louis, Missouri Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) Must be able to work extended hours on short notice during non-routine operations

QUALIFICATIONS

BACKGROUND QUALIFICATIONS:
* 2+ years of relevant experience.
* Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; business related major.
* Exhibit attention to detail, be deadline-oriented, and possess strong communication skills.
* Capable of working in a team-oriented environment.
* Highly motivated and self-starter.
* Have the ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.
* Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products and accounting software.
* Must pass a drug test/background check.
Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidate to possess 2+ years of g/l accounting experience, degree, motivation and interest in learning
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 1-2+
  
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