Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Analyst, Accounting Job Description

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Analyst, accounting provides perspectives and conclusions under US GAAP, IFRS and regulatory accounting principles on a timely basis.

Analyst, Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Research outstanding checks
Assist in monthly bank reconciliation for various bank accounts
Assist in bookkeeping for international offices
Support monthly reporting and reconciliations, ad-hoc reporting requests
Help supervise a part-time accountant in preparation of daily reconciliations and accounting reports
Assist with G/L processing
Assist with filing of quarterly reports
Monitor and maintain revenue/expense sharing agreements and associated journal entries
Spearhead Oracle Receivables, and Procurement
Maintain and close Fixed Asset subledger, while performing all related statutory reporting

Analyst, Accounting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Analyst, Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, SPM/O, ACCA, MBA, CIMA, YMCA, CA, ACA, CECRL

Education for Analyst, Accounting

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Employers hiring for the analyst, accounting 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, Military, Economics, Financial Analysis, Management

Skills for Analyst, Accounting

Desired skills for analyst, accounting include:

Excel
US GAAP
Direct and indirect tax
SOX
Multiple reporting systems to deliver solutions
MS Office especially Excel
Accounting principles
IFRS
SAP

Desired experience for analyst, accounting includes:

Manage, analyze and reconcile high volume debit card transactions
Knowledge of all aspects of business
Ability to adapt quickly and work under tight deadlines
CPA (or similar license) OR a Master of Accounting degree or MBA
Assist with intercompany balancing, reconciliation and invoicing
Perform reconciliations in Blackline tool

Analyst, Accounting Examples

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Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, accounting. 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 analyst, accounting
  • Record monthly entries for Real Estate leases, reconciling balances and posting/updating in company ledgers
  • Follow up on reconciling items, resolve problems and clear issues in a timely manner
  • Participate in the month-end and year-end close process
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to automate real estate accounting processes including reconciliation of data, reporting and analysis
  • Assist with integrating a new acquisition’s real estate accounting processes
  • Review / update existing processes and procedures
  • Create procedures for new accounts/processes as necessary
  • Advise the Manager of any trends or conditions that may affect accurate reporting or other significant issues
  • Conduct ad hoc projects or analysis as required
  • Work with the Corporate Services team and other departments to coordinate activities with the Accounting department
Qualifications for analyst, accounting
  • 8+ years of experience as a Senior Accountant / Controller
  • Relevant experience in Tax and Financial Management of a family office
  • Conduct research or reviews information and prepares reports as necessary
  • General ledger entries in Quickbooks (or similar) and internal reporting systems
  • Monthly and annual Profit and Loss calculations on firm and trading group levels
  • Monthly and annual equity calculations on firm and trading group levels
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Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst, accounting. 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 analyst, accounting
  • Utilize analytical skills to identify opportunities for cost savings and to standardize & streamline processes within the department
  • Assist with General Ledger processing
  • Closing books of Latin American countries
  • Assisting in statutory audits
  • Analyzing balance sheet accounts
  • Extensive coordination with local accountants
  • Reconciliation of sales and use tax liability accounts the tax clearing account and preparation of ICP Canada, Racan and Carrier Residential National Accounts (CRNA) sales tax liability reporting
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries for inventory, expenses, payables and receivables, and other company transactions
  • Variance analysis of numbers outside of threshold
  • Cost analysis for the company’s manufacturing facilities
Qualifications for analyst, accounting
  • 2+ years relevant work experience in accounting operations preferred, including experience in high volume, complex general ledger reconciliations preferred
  • Financial institution or payments industry experience a plus
  • High school diploma or 4 year degree required
  • Ability to work independently on an end-to-end monthly process
  • Tie out all activity each month and reconcile the GL accounts involved
  • Become part of a team to clear old reconciling balances and other issues
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Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an analyst, accounting. 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 analyst, accounting
  • Review international non-production related charges received from ICP Canada and Carrier Mexico and record based on approval being obtained
  • Managing and overseeing of month-end close, including posting several accruals and allocations
  • Analyzing month-end variances for team meetings
  • Managing forecast for the Americas IED region
  • Preparing PBT reporting decks for business units & Senior Management
  • Managing Payment for Order Flow (PFOF) process, reconciliation of client data and monthly invoicing
  • Ad-hoc requests from internal & external clients
  • Enter general ledger postings and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and year end closing process
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure data correctness
Qualifications for analyst, accounting
  • Requires 4 year degree in Accounting and at least 1 year experience as an Analyst
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills- Ability to work with various SSC leads and brand stakeholders
  • Provide analysis on budget versus actual results and re-forecasting
  • Research and analyze financial implications of various strategic business decisions
  • Run, create, and modify various reports for management team
  • Work closely with outside CPA firm during annual audit
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Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an analyst, accounting. 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 analyst, accounting
  • Review/analyze financial reporting and provide period end variance analysis for clients and to Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Key contact for IT Project inquiries from the business
  • Understanding the customer’s business and service goals required for each subsidiary
  • Responsible for reviewing and posting cash activity, recording accruals and expense re-classes and performing bank reconciliations
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly Balance Sheet and P&L reports
  • Responsible for preparing and posting Intercompany billing journal entries, reconciliations and analyses of the Intercompany account balances/activities
  • Governance over Intercompany Contract management system (includes obtaining executed contracts from the business and indexing in to system)
  • Update the documentation of the procedures for key area and participate in self-testing of key control processes
  • Support the external auditors during the interim/year-end audit deliverables to achieve a timely and efficient audit close
  • Interact with other departments including Treasury, Billing, AP, Tax, IT and other CFO teams
Qualifications for analyst, accounting
  • Comfortable working independently while driving to deliver commitments/targets
  • Occasional evening meetings with teams in Asia
  • 3+ years of related work experience in an Accounting/Finance role
  • Able to work independently and as a team member under tight deadlines and take initiative in recognizing and resolving any problems, issues, or discrepancies
  • Professional capabilities in financial accounting and Tax
  • Liaise with local bookkeepers to ensure local compliance for intercompany invoices and VAT filings
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Analyst, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, accounting. 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 analyst, accounting
  • Ensure weekly/monthly reconciliations of intercompany accounts are prepared accurately for distribution to Accounting staff & Senior Management
  • Ensure NY/SYD/TOKYO/HK/Singapore intercompany entries are properly approved for journals to be processed to its respective transits & GL accounts in ADP
  • Process monthly transfer pricing allocation adjustments for Group Technology Office, Head Office, Global Finance
  • Process monthly Dominion Security entries
  • Ensure all month end balances are settled promptly
  • Maintain Money Market accounts Via Duct System for various Corporate Clients
  • Deposit all cheques and clear out all Electronic Funds Transfer Payments
  • Ensure all revenues received from Trust Companies for asset-backed commissions are reported correctly to the Money Market Desk
  • Ensure that reporting of Money Market variance analysis are accurately reported
  • Commercial and fiscal invoicing of products sold to other Deere units
Qualifications for analyst, accounting
  • Access, Oracle, Essbase, Hyperion experience
  • Organizational agility and effectiveness
  • Experience in financial analysis and reporting, accounting activities for a complex organization
  • Experience with collateral management and/or familiarity with ISDA/CSA documents is preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other windows-based software
  • Trade settlement experience is helpful, but not required

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