Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Accountant / Analyst Job Description

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Accountant / analyst provides advice and counsel to management on US and country Generally Accepted Accounting or Finance and the Pricing Practices and guidelines.

Accountant / Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and Company policies
Execute to all requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance as it relates to the Expense Payables dept
Sales and margin reporting
Monthly closing entries
Cost and reconciliations
Overseeing A/P process and offshore team
Inventory costing/standard setting
Site rate maintenance
MPV reporting/tracking/analysis
Efficiency reporting and analysis

Accountant / Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accountant / Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, SOX, CFA, MBA, US, CHFP, CRC, CPP, FPC

Education for Accountant / Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accountant / analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, MBA, Management, Health, Economics, Financial Analysis

Skills for Accountant / Analyst

Desired skills for accountant / analyst include:

ERP would be
MS Office
Excel
ERP
US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAAP
Microsoft Excel
Word
Accounting principles and practices
Accounting flows and understanding of fund governing documents

Desired experience for accountant / analyst includes:

Compiling monthly closing package
Compiling cost data for pricing
Maintaining/driving un-invoiced transactions
Previous experience with Financial Reporting, General Ledger, and Reconciliations
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or Business
Background in Oil & Gas Revenue Accounting

Accountant / Analyst Examples

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Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant / analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant / analyst
  • Reconcile basic balance sheet accounts and tickets
  • Prepare and/or maintain account analyses and schedules
  • Prepare and/or post journal entries
  • Research and resolve reconciliation differences in accounts
  • Assist Accounting Managers in daily general accounting activities
  • Assist in carrying out financial internal control policies
  • Assist in preparation of government surveys and special projects
  • Assist with the Corporate Annual Budget, Forecast and MRP preparation
  • Monitor online product offerings
  • Track assigned POs and accounts payable invoices via a manual tracking mechanism
Qualifications for accountant / analyst
  • Proficiency with common ETRM applications like Allegro or Open Link
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • 10-Q, 10-K, Proxy, MD&A, Investor Relations
  • Good problem solving and follow up skills and ability to respond to phone inquiries in a timely manner
  • Highly proven organizational, time management and interpersonal skills, along with a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks concurrently and work effectively under critical deadlines
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Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant / analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant / analyst
  • Prepare and upload fiscal period journal entries
  • Prepare analysis of inventory reserves
  • Evaluate financial results to ensure integrity and completeness
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts each fiscal period
  • Support the Company's monitoring (and remediation, if necessary) of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Identify, recommend, and work to implement process improvements, including leveraging existing IT platforms and/or recommend new IT solutions
  • Partner with leadership throughout the organization to improve financial literacy of the business
  • Actively participate in strategic initiatives and special projects
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new procedures and processes to enhance productivity, efficiency and workflow
  • Prepare and analyze monthly General Ledger account reconciliations for various accounts, ranging from low to moderate levels of complexity (ex
Qualifications for accountant / analyst
  • Strong analytical skills having the ability to demonstrate the end to end process
  • Previous experience with Budgeting / Forecasting / Planning, Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting / Statement Preparation, Month-end Close / Profit & Loss, and Revenue / Expense / Variance Analysis
  • 2+ years accounting department experience
  • Proficiency with accounting systems such as PeopleSoft or SAP preferred
  • High work ethic and self-motivated
  • Prepare relevant journal entries for the end of the month close process
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Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant / analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant / analyst
  • 2-5 years of financial and business analysis
  • Perform standard costing, including overhead, labor
  • Reviews benefits enrollments for the Company’s various benefit plans, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Reconciles, approves, and ensures timely and accurate payment of benefits billing invoices
  • Works closely with the Finance/Accounting/Payroll Departments and researches discrepancies between enrollment and deductions
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly financial reporting
  • Prepare, analyze and review monthly financial statements
  • Heavy involvement in month end closing process
  • Responsible for preparing journal entries and FX revaluations
  • Generate and ensure accuracy of general ledger and monthly financial reports
Qualifications for accountant / analyst
  • Strength in Excel, and Access
  • Experience in accounting function and with GAAP
  • Responsible for general ledger maintenance, chart of accounts and general ledger reporting structures
  • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet accounts and operating expense accounts on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for all inter-company reconciliations, communication, journal entries and analysis
  • Responsible for developing, reviewing and maintaining annual operating and capital budgets
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Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accountant / analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant / analyst
  • Responsible for daily cash management including cash tracking and forecasting
  • Responsible for all cash account reconciliations and related cash journal entries
  • Develop and maintain internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Assist in coordinating multiple internal and external audits, including Sarbanes-Oxley and year-end audits
  • Support and assist internal reporting requirements such as analyses for management, corporate requests, audit schedules and others
  • Assist General Accounting Manager and Controller in various aspects of financial analysis, budgets, forecasts and special projects
  • Financial reporting including preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Creation and implementation of forecast models
  • Development of reporting metrics
  • Assist external auditors on financial audits
Qualifications for accountant / analyst
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks, Windows and Excel is required, strong background with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have experience interacting and extracting data from an ERP system, preferably QAD MFG Pro
  • Strong IT skills required specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a team environment and liaise remotely with partners across the region
  • Ability to work effectively and independently to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ability to identify and problem solve independently
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Accountant / Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accountant / analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant / analyst
  • Secondary responsibilities include preparation of monthly income tax accruals and annual tax schedules
  • Analyze financial results to ensure completeness and integrity
  • Prepare, organize and share financial and operational reporting
  • Internal reporting to Senior leadership
  • Participate in development of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Plans & collects data to determine costs of manufacturing activities such as machine operations, inventory, labor
  • Review and process monthly accounting packages from 3rd party administrator
  • Review and process dealing date reports (subscriptions and redemptions) from 3rd party administrator
  • Prepare wire instructions for subscription & redemption processing
  • Prepare cash flow estimates for sub advisors
Qualifications for accountant / analyst
  • Working knowledge of Access (to include running queries and understanding the output of the data) Intermediate Excel (to include Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS and IF/THEN statements)
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including extensive experience with Excel Spreadsheets
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance with two to four years of professional experience
  • Audit engagement experience is preferred
  • Requires a strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • SEC and income tax experience is preferred but not required

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