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U.S. Risk Staff Accountant

Location:

TX - Dallas

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Staff Accountant

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for providing support functions related to the analysis of financial results. Includes month-end financial closes, day to day activities related to receivables and disbursements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Complete and review of monthly closing journal entries.

·       Analyze data and prepare journal entries for assigned cash accounts.

·       Manage the overall cash process by performing reconciliation of daily bank activity between various cash accounts with high volume of transactions and ensuring timely resolution of reconciling items.

·       Prepare monthly reconciliations for assigned accounts, including bank accounts with high volume of transactions within various systems.

·       Identify and investigate issues related to Accounts Receivable/Collections and Accounts Payable/Disbursements.

·       Lead meetings with Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable personnel as needed to resolve outstanding issues related to collection/disbursement inconsistencies.

·       Perform monthly close and reconciliation of agency management system and adhere to strict close deadlines.

·       Complete and analyze calculations monthly to determine appropriate adjustments to be made between accounts.

·       Assist the Controller in ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting.

·       Recommend improvements to existing processes. Identify new processes and procedures aimed at ensuring the most effective/efficient workflows.

·       Complete or assist with special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance preferred or equal work experience.

·       Advanced knowledge of MS Excel or have the foundation to acquire advanced skills. Pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs, filters, etc.

·       Experience with SAP accounting software is a plus.

·       Strong numerical aptitude.

·       Good verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

·       Strong observation and analytical skills with creativity.

·       Good organization skills with an attention to detail.

·       Ability to handle large volume of work.

·       Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently.

·       Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

·       Ability to problem solve and perform research daily.

                            

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Employees operate office equipment including telephone - headset, computer, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, copier, scanner and mail machine. Physical tasks of job include driving, walking, sitting, standing, bending and typing.

Analysis of Physical Demands:

·       Infrequently (5-10% work performed requires employees to drive to client appointments, have repetitive foot movements, walk on uneven or slippery surfaces to and from work and occasionally reach outward to grab things and bend.

·       Regularly (most of time) work performed requires employees to handle and grasp things, walk on normal surfaces, stand and bend.

·       Frequently (34%-66% of time) work performed requires employees to use repetitive hand motions such as typing, using a keyboard, and sitting at a desk.

·       Rarely (< than 1 hour per week) work performed requires lifting/carrying items that range from 10-50lbs, pushing/pulling items that range from 10-50lbs, twisting/ turning including reaching over shoulder or above head, kneeling or squatting.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.




Job ID:

22761

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