Accounting Professional Job Description

Accounting Professional Job Description

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Accounting professional provides accounting support to major financial accounting areas, including accounts payable, general ledger accounting and account reconciliation.

Accounting Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Document the application from accounting research in technical accounting memorandums
Work closely with various internal departments and the Company’s auditors in addressing day-to-day business activities and associated accounting implications
Communicate impact from any change in accounting requirements or new pronouncements
Work to ensure all entities are properly consolidated on a timely basis
Assist in the preparation of certain footnote disclosures for quarterly and annual financial statements
Participate in production of annual and other periodic tax deliverables
Consult with clients daily to guide them in making appropriate spend decisions
Analyze expenditures to determine capitalization category per client guidelines
Prepare documentation supporting the internal control framework related to ASC 740, including balance sheet and income statement tax accounts reconciliation and substantiation, effective tax rate reconciliation, variance analysis
Applying U.S. GAAP to transactions and strategic initiatives to identify accounting issues

Accounting Professional Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, PMP, CIA, CGMA, W-9

Education for Accounting Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Associates, Economics, Technical, Medical, Faculty

Skills for Accounting Professional

Desired skills for accounting professional include:

GAAP accounting
SAP
Accounting software
Cost Accounting Standards and PNNL Charging Guidelines
DEAR
FAR
Financial/accounting systems and software programs
General ledger accounting
Microsoft Office
SEC regulations

Desired experience for accounting professional includes:

Strong U.S. GAAP technical accounting expertise including experience with ASC 810 (FIN 46 (R) and FAS 167), ASC 805, ASC 820 (FAS 157), ASC 718 (FAS 123 (R)), ASC 605
High School/GED Required/ Bachelor’s Degree and/ or relevant experience
Minimum 2 years of experience in accountancy (APARO2C)
Availability to take part in business trip to Germany andor Manila
Practical exp
Be a support point of contact for a single or multiple JPM client/s within the segment

Accounting Professional Examples

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Accounting Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting professional
  • Support Sales Finance department, in preparation and distribution of global sales volume reports across all Aviation divisions
  • Assist global accounts receivable director with monthly receipt of adjustments from global divisions
  • May interact with external counter-parties
  • SEC financial reporting / internal management reporting
  • Technical accounting issues (IFRS, Policy, Research)
  • Post-acquisition integration support
  • Remediation of problem accounting issues / financial restatements
  • Financial system implementations and conversions / business process redesign
  • Complex account analysis / reconciliations related to growth or problem areas
  • May devise, implement or revise internal accounting procedures based on program and project contract or grant needs; monitor expenditures, project expenditures and perform post award management of research contracts and grants, including sub­contracts
Qualifications for accounting professional
  • Bank regulatory capital experience a plus
  • Ability to work on own part of a team
  • Very good English and German, any other European language - French/ Dutch/Spanish/Italian - will be a great asset
  • Minimum 2 years General Accounting and Accounts Payable experience
  • 5 years’ experience working in a Fortune 500 environment
  • Knowledge of accounting for Software Agreements, desired
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting professional
  • Ability to work independently to identify and address problems and issues
  • Prepare and review the bookkeeping for our European Sales and Marketing subsidiaries
  • Divestiture support (carve-out financial statements)
  • Perform accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to regulatory and management requirements, including closing and reporting of defined branches
  • Ensure booking of accruals and prepayment accounting and associated reconciliations
  • Payroll and benefits accounting and associated balance sheet entries and reconciliations
  • Account for, reconcile and report on the company's Fixed Assets as appropriate
  • Prepare reporting for the various jurisdictions served by Finance
  • Intercompany recharge and related activity, accounting for intercompany recharges in and recharges out and International Assignee accounting / processes
  • Transactional level reporting to the business
Qualifications for accounting professional
  • JDE, Advance Excel skills and Hyperion a plus
  • Functions well in a fast-paced working environment
  • 10+ years public accounting or related field
  • Experience with small, private business clients, working across accounting service lines (e.g., yearend accounting, business tax, payroll tax, non-disclosure compilations, SSARS)
  • Ability to travel to local client sites
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire, develop, manage, and retain clients
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accounting professional. 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 accounting professional
  • Act as the interface between Finance team and rest of Group, Tax and Legal teams, Group Cost
  • Revenue recognition, inventories, fixed assets, provisions & accruals
  • Analyzing of reconciliation sub-ledger / general ledger and reconciliation of accounts
  • Delivering accounting financial data to HQ system ( closing / reporting activities)
  • Governance / methodological support for transactional center in Prague and Ostrava and for customers in 23 countries
  • Process invoices and owner billings
  • Maintain site employee records, such as audits, exemptions, transfers, and resignations within the Company Standards
  • Assist with Orientations, Training schedules and other Meeting as needed for Owners, Clients, and or Subcontractors
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies inventory
  • Enter hourly payroll time for approval weekly
Qualifications for accounting professional
  • Solid work history in compiled financial statement preparation, general ledger, and payroll compliance
  • Previous experience working with multiple clients is critical
  • Ability to service multiple client engagements simultaneously Strong interpersonal skills and general office skills
  • College Degree is a plus but not a requirement
  • Review quarterly customer and merchant business agreement incentive accruals and reconciliations utilizing audit techniques
  • Prepare consolidated rebate and incentive reconciliation
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Accounting Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting professional
  • MS Excel, Word, and Outlook knowledge
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly consolidated flash reports (actuals vs forecast) for Senior management
  • Perform analytical analysis on monthly and quarterly consolidated results
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting, special projects & queries
  • Assist with the preparation of the benefit plan financial statements and Form 5500 filings
  • Provides accounting services, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, collections, product cost analysis, consolidations, managerial, financial, regulatory and other ad hoc analyses and reporting
  • May coordinate or actively participate in schedule preparation, requests for management reports and other general accounting related data requests required for internal and external reporting
  • May be responsible for reconciling systems to the general ledger and correcting any issues
  • 70% - Preparation of assigned financial regulatory reports, primarily TIC-D, FC-1, FC-2
  • Processing of end to end intercompany recharges and related activity, accounting for intercompany recharges in and recharges out and International Assignee accounting / processes in conjunction with the Intragroup Service Model team
Qualifications for accounting professional
  • Ensures compliance to global Finance and Accounting policies in accordance with GAAP and current accounting pronouncements
  • 5+ years experience working in a corporate accounting environment
  • The ideal candidate will have a 2- or 4-year degree in accounting, OR 3+ years of experience in bookkeeping
  • Experience with the Oil and Gas industry is preferred but not required
  • 3-4 years of experience within an accounting/economy function from a larger organisation
  • Experience working and bank systems incl
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Accounting Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting professional
  • Works with the Boulder Advancement unit to develop its annual budgets and conducts monthly budget to actual analyses
  • Reconciles monthly statements
  • Reviews monthly financial results
  • Creates fiscal year-end close journal entries, year-to-date and abnormal balance checks for assigned units and the Office of Advancement
  • Submits new org & SpeedType requests to the Campus Controller’s Office and manages SpeedType fiscal role access for the Office of Advancement and units
  • Creates journal entries, budget journal entries, cash transfers, and gift fund transfers as requested by the Executive Director in support of the units and the Office of Advancement
  • Maintains current procedure documents for financial processes
  • Reviews policy and communications from the Campus Controller’s Office, Employee Services, Procurement, Sponsored Projects, the CU System Controller’s Office, and the PeopleSoft Elevate Project (Finance & HCM) and ensures policies are followed in the Office of Advancement
  • Serves as the liaison with Campus Controller’s Office area accounting team to interpret, apply, and communicate policy
  • Regular review of system controller, Campus Controller’s Office, Budget & Fiscal Planning and Procurement Service Center newsletters, policy and procedure updates, to ensure ongoing knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to provide consistent support for the Office of Advancement
Qualifications for accounting professional
  • Experience working with accounts receivables tasks incl
  • System interfaces to ERP are preferred
  • Good knowledge to accounting documentation and transaction link, Sarbox approach and audit material
  • Experience with financial record keeping and accounting systems
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Word to develop, edit and update reports, statistics, letters, correspondence
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access to create, revise, improve and maintain spreadsheets, statistics, financial reports, database

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