Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

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Corporate staff accountant provides support for various audits and participate on monthly financial statement reviews to ensure compliance with GAAP.

Corporate Staff Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and the ability to apply the theory to day to day processes
Responsible for the accounting closing process
Coordinate the accounting close for LatAm operating units, including actual v
Review capital expenditures to ensure compliance with GAAP
Maintain accounting for the loyalty program
Follows established internal accounting controls
*If you are not a direct match for this position, please still apply
P/L and balance sheet review
External financial reporting
Monthly and quarterly consolidated reporting

Corporate Staff Accountant Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Corporate Staff Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA

Education for Corporate Staff Accountant

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Employers hiring for the corporate staff accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Accounting, Finance, MBA, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Public Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Financial Services, Mathematics

Skills for Corporate Staff Accountant

Desired skills for corporate staff accountant include:

US GAAP
GAAP
Experience with Oracle
Excel
Financial systems
SOX 404 Act and the ability to design and maintain related internal controls
Statement and reports
Accounting
Document Management Software as Share Point
Microsoft Excel and Word

Desired experience for corporate staff accountant includes:

Commitment to self-development and career advancement
Account reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close duties
Departmental audit compliance implementation and review
Ad hoc assignments and projects
Working with a great team on to tackling reconciliations of complex ledger accounts, analysis, and even ad-hoc reporting surrounding month, quarter, and year-end
Project based assignments focused around process improvement initiatives where you will be able to view the direction impact to several divisions

Corporate Staff Accountant Examples

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Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a corporate staff accountant. 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 corporate staff accountant
  • Prepare and review materials for the global accounting close meeting and other critical internal reports
  • Assist with implementation of initiatives to improve and optimize the global accounting close process
  • Reconciliation of General Ledger and Balance Sheets
  • Month-end, Quarter-end, and Year-end reconciliations
  • Prepare check requests for real property tax payments
  • Work with field managers to prepare and analyze annual operating budgets
  • Prepare monthly profit and loss variance analysis
  • Prepare, maintain, reconcile and analyze financial information on a monthly
  • Manages a team of processor their related workload
  • Provides technical guidance and expertise
Qualifications for corporate staff accountant
  • CPA or CPA in process highly desired
  • Big 4, National, or large local CPA firm
  • Direct experience with large publicly traded company
  • Motivates team members to work towards Individual and team goals and objectives, and fosters an environment of teamwork and co-operatlon
  • Able to set priorities and organize workload
  • Ability to establish, maintains, and monitors full AP process as per the country specific statutory and complex Income Tax rules
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Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a corporate staff accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for corporate staff accountant
  • Manage various accounting processes, including cash, debt, fixed assets, A/R, inventory
  • Participates in month-end close
  • Provide required information to support both internal and external auditors, state financial examiners
  • Reconciles cash accounts, including merchant cards and petty cash
  • Records financial entries and prepares balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supports implementation of treasury solutions, including the set up and maintenance of bank accounts
  • Maintains the fixed asset sub-ledger and depreciation schedules
  • Compose professional internal and external business communications with departments leaders and executive management
  • Responsible for month end close related to payroll, gift cards, corporate rent, cash and various corporate accruals
  • Prepare and analyze gift card reconciliations
Qualifications for corporate staff accountant
  • 2 years minimum experience as a staff accountant or related position preferred
  • Star Service attitude
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability to determine the root cause of any discrepancies
  • Coordinate with Financial Planning & Analysis regarding monthly close and planning and forecast cycles
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis that supports decision making of management
  • Strong MS Office software knowledge (Excel, Word, etc)
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Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of corporate staff accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for corporate staff accountant
  • On a daily basis, process expense reports in Concur, including accounting review and proper coding
  • Collect all receipts and invoices charged to company credit cards on a timely basis, properly code invoices and submit monthly journal entries to accounting department
  • Maintain books and records for gift card holding company
  • Reconciles various accounts and ledgers on a daily/weekly/monthly basis as needed
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete documentation to support assigned account reconciliations in electronic format
  • Researches reconciliation differences and proactively ensure complete and timely resolution
  • Cross trains with other staff in the department as instructed
  • Completes assigned training opportunities and shares knowledge with others in the department
  • Responds timely to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of resolving problems and/or providing information
  • Provides support as needed to internal and external auditors and examiners
Qualifications for corporate staff accountant
  • 2 to 3 years of accounting experience preferred
  • Strong analytic, problem solving and reporting skills
  • Excellent collaboration and communications skills
  • CPA or working towards preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience working in public or private accounting
  • Full-cycle accounting, month-end closing process experience
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Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a corporate staff accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for corporate staff accountant
  • Analyzes trends, costs, financial commitments and obligations incurred to predict future expenses, recommend improvements to current processes, and identify potential errors in the accounting records
  • Assists the Galvanizing Controller with month-end close process, assembling month-end financial statements, developing new financial statements, answering questions as they arise from remote locations, completes special assignments and projects
  • Assists the Galvanizing Controller with month-end closing of general ledger and A/R & A/P modules, maintaining fixed asset database, data entry and monthly report creation, preparation of income tax schedules and quarterly estimates, reconciliation of financial statements, and data within 10Q/K disclosures, preparation of monthly graphs and charts, reconciliation of accounts, preparation of schedules for quarter bonuses
  • Performs special tasks and projects as assigned by Galvanizing Controller
  • Maintain an efficient closing/consolidation process which meets the reporting needs of all organizational levels
  • Record all journal entries related to various external and internal debt facilities
  • Prepare and record quarterly income tax provision
  • Complete monthly bank, debt and equity reconciliations on a timely basis
  • Collect and review monthly rollforwards (income tax, fixed assets, intangibles, goodwill)
  • Assist in maintaining consolidation tool (HFM)
Qualifications for corporate staff accountant
  • 3+ years of account reconciliation and general ledger accounting experience
  • Solid understanding of GAAP and the ability to apply concepts to necessary situations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate-level skills in Excel to perform analysis using pivot and lookup tables
  • A great attitude, proactive and communicative
  • Interested in pursuing a career in Accounting
  • Support affiliate personnel with various adhoc requests
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Corporate Staff Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a corporate staff accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for corporate staff accountant
  • Responsible for reconciling and confirming intercompany accounts with IAC and sister companies
  • Preparation of various balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Preparation of various standard and non-standard journal entries as part of the month-end close process
  • Support retail sales and cash reconciliation processes
  • Support with quarterly and year-end financial statement audits
  • Administration of account reconciliation and journal entry approval software
  • Ensure that all financial deadlines are met for month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closings
  • Serve as a key resource relative to the ERP system and our global account reconciliation tool
  • Partner with and assist the finance team in short-term and long-term budgeting and forecasting
  • Assist with ad hoc analysis and reporting in support of Controllership
Qualifications for corporate staff accountant
  • 2-4 years of experience in Accounting (Reporting and Consolidations a plus)
  • Prior experience with Great Plains and/or HFM a plus
  • Experience with foreign exchange a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of US GAAP (IFRS a plus)
  • Self-starter with ability to complete tasks/projects with little upfront direction
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple conflicting priorities

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