Staff Accounting Job Description

Staff Accounting Job Description

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Staff accounting provides basic investment accounting treatment of General Account Invested Assets under applicable Statutory, GAAP, Management and Tax basis.

Staff Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Analyze and post miscellaneous cash receipt application for non-regulated, Service Company, Generation, and Regulated organization in Oracle
Process all Oracle receivable from customer service center, remittance and processing center, damage claims and money received through inter-company mail
Prepare detailed capital account reports for investors
Support the closing process of multiple divisions
Assist in the preparation of Corporate accounting and reporting deliverables various management reports
Maintain internal control procedures and ensure compliance with SOX requirements
Review and ensure accuracy and timeliness of recording receivables, cash receipts, and payable items
Complete bank account reconciliations, positive pay exceptions and cash related reviews
Perform month-end close tasks as defined by manager including GL analysis, balance sheet and P&L report reviews ensuring GAAP compliance
Assist in SOX package preparation

Staff Accounting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CPP, GPHR, SPHR, CTP, CISA, CIA, EA

Education for Staff Accounting

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Employers hiring for the staff accounting 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, Business, Education, Associates, Performance, Business/Administration, Economics, Graduate, Management

Skills for Staff Accounting

Desired skills for staff accounting include:

Oracle
Basic tax laws/Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Blackline
Checkfree
Essbase
Excel and basic Excel functions
Major Financial Systems
Peachtree
Quickbooks
US GAAP

Desired experience for staff accounting includes:

Multi-location retail and lease accounting experience is a plus
Must have intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience in accounting for foreign currency investments in US dollars (foreign currency translation)
No work experience necessary (recent college graduates welcome)
1 to 3 years of corporate accounting or fund accounting
Proficiency in Excel and other general ledger applications (SAP a plus)

Staff Accounting Examples

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Staff Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a staff accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff accounting
  • Review of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Assist in the budget preparation process
  • Assist in the year-end audit
  • Provide various monthly management reports and schedules Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Calculate monthly expense accruals and prepare journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger accounts that are complex in nature
  • Review and interpret expense contracts
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and YTD variance analysis (reviews transactions, collects and evaluates data, conducts analysis, and prepares reports) for your respective accounts
  • Work closely with key Finance and Business personnel
  • Assist to respond to internal and external audit requests, and
  • Assist with any ad hoc requests
Qualifications for staff accounting
  • Experience working on Management Reporting and Budget Preparation
  • Experience dealing with Foreign offices (particularly in the United Kingdom or Hong Kong) and foreign currency transactions
  • Experience with Partnership Accounting and Income Tax basis of Accounting
  • CPA/CPA tracking
  • Knowledgeable in SAP, VAT,& Excise laws, either gained hands on or through exposure to working with groups
  • Strong judgment, issues management and problem analysis techniques in order to work across the firm with both technical and business organizations to resolve conflicts and deliver functionality
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a staff 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 staff accounting
  • Allocate credit card expenses to appropriate account and job
  • Financial reporting of investment property month revenues
  • Set up and maintain required paperwork from all vendors
  • Willingness and determination to see all projects through for accuracy and completion
  • Assist as back up to Controller in ad hoc tasks as needed
  • Enter cash into the cash module on a daily basis
  • May compile reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, budget to actual variances, and other items pertinent to operation of municipality
  • May assist with payroll by calculating employee wages from records or time cards and prepare checks for payment of wages
  • Assist in the preparation of / and provide support for year-end audit reports
  • Prepare difficult journal entries and reconcile complex ledger accounts
Qualifications for staff accounting
  • Experience with SAP is advantageous
  • Takes initiative & is proactive
  • Available to start working in December 2015
  • Inventory and Product reports
  • Job Costing Analysis and Accounting
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, international requirements, and analysis & reporting of financial data
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Staff Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a staff accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff accounting
  • Ad hoc and special projects, as necessary
  • Oversee monthly and quarterly analysis and reconciliations of a variety of executive incentives
  • GL supervision
  • YE/ME close
  • General Ledger functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis and account reconciliation
  • Assist with external and internal audit requests, including quarterly reviews and the year-end audit
  • Record daily cash receipts which includes, but is not limited to, wires, lockbox, and local deposits
  • Responsible for normal cash application activity associated with accounts receivable including follow ups, and contact customers to obtain necessary remittance information
  • Prepare and send A/R invoices to customers
  • Provide monthly A/R aging report to Sales and Marketing
Qualifications for staff accounting
  • Strong technical/systems skills required
  • Ability to analyze data and produce reports to assist operations and management
  • Associates degree or demonstrated understanding of accounting principles through work experience
  • 3 years work experience in a clerical or accounting role
  • Proficiency in written and oral communications
  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Accounting- with internship experience preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of staff 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 staff accounting
  • Act as the administrator within Blackline controlling reconciliation responsibilities
  • Import all deposits into AMB
  • Assist in Month-end financial close
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations of designated accounts
  • Reconcile bank account to general ledger
  • Initiate and record wire transfers
  • Create and review financial statements including balance sheet, profit and loss statements, cash flow, equity statements
  • Financial and operational transaction processing in General Ledgers for business line operations
  • Participate in accurate and timely closing of General ledgers on a monthly basis
  • Complete the balance sheet reconciliation for assigned accounts on a monthly basis
Qualifications for staff accounting
  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting with a major in accounting or a related field experience required
  • Must be able to perform in a highly confidential environment
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee
  • A minimum of 2 years of related progressive experience in Accounting or related field
  • Degree in accounting or related field with sufficient experience to sit for the CPA exam (a CPA license is not required for this position)
  • Exposure to and a working knowledge of an Internal control framework (specifically COSO)
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a staff 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 staff accounting
  • Process third party payables utilizing both Inntopia and Tour Partner
  • Process third party invoicing utilizing Inntopia and PeopleSoft Financials
  • Process daily credit card transactions and complete a journal entry to recognize activity
  • Process third party payables for air transportation
  • Process travel agent commissions for both central and owned and operated reservations
  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations related to reservations activity
  • Participate in meetings to identify gaps and a timeline for scheduled go live
  • Processing electronic / manual invoices and credit memos accurately, completely, and promptly
  • Ensuring appropriate audit support is evidenced and maintained for invoices and payments
  • Resolving concerns or issues with field and corporate personnel vendors
Qualifications for staff accounting
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or business related field
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel knowledge, including ability to summarize data via formulas, lookups, Pivot Tables, conditional formatting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance from Accredited College or University
  • 2 to 3 years finance or accounting experience working within a general ledger and supporting month end close and reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Intermediate understanding of GAAP accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft products, especially in Excel

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