The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, assisting with the monthly financial statement close process, preparing various routine and non-routine journal entries, ad-hoc analysis, and maintaining the company's fixed asset system and subledger. The General Accountant II will also be responsible for ensuring the accounting accuracy of the aforementioned processes and compliance with applicable SOX controls and GAAP guidance.
In order to work effectively as a General Accountant II, the position is expected to:
Prepare and record journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information
Develop and support key assumptions used in accounting estimates
Validate the completeness and accuracy of financial and non-financial data included in account analysis
Analyze account balances to identify discrepancies and propose solutions to resolve identified variances.
Ensure financial transactions are in-line with relevant accounting guidance
Reconcile complex general ledger accounts
Generate system reports for internal users
Provide supporting disclosure information for quarterly 10Q reporting and year end 10K reporting
Assist with monthly closings and external audit requests in timely manner
Perform a broad range of accounting and finance activities
Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recording of fixed assets.
Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system
Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed
Work closely with the other departments in tracking project costs in comparison to their budgeted projections
Conduct periodic reviews of the fixed asset schedule to determine dispositions
Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the general ledger
Run depreciation for all fixed assets.
Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrable knowledge of GAAP and SOX guidance
Be able to interpret daily business activities into financial language.
Have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, team environment with changing roles, responsibilities, and priorities
BS in accounting
2+ years of experience of progressive accounting experience
2+ years in public accounting at the Big4 or large regional firm
5+ years of progressive accounting experience with multiple business/function areas.
Experience in a large publicly traded company
Regular office work
Heavy work schedule at month-end
Travel less than 10%
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.