Staff Accountant

US-MN-Minneapolis
2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 6:12 PM)
Job ID
2017-2868
Category
Finance & Accounting
# of Openings
1

Description

Staff Accountant

 

Do you have a get-after-it attitude and are in the process of looking for a new role in a fast-paced company? We are looking for a Staff Accountant on our Accounting and Finance team! You will lead the way, in the month-end close process and ensure all transaction entries are accurately posted in a timely manner!

 

Does this sound like you?

  • You have strong organizational and problem solving skills, as well as strong attention to detail.
  • You are a team player, highly motivated to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have great communication skills!

The Day-to-Day

  • Support the month-end close process and prepare accounting-related entries to numerous registers, journals, and logs per SPS’s established accounting processes
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations for transactions, and prepare documentation for auditors
  • Provide issue-resolution for the expense reporting tool
  • Develop spreadsheet reports to inform decision-making through verified data
  • Answer accounting and financial questions through data research and interpretation
  • Take initiative to improve processes: drive for efficiencies, promote team adoption of changes, and report on efficiency gains

What experience and skills do I need?

  • 4-year degree in Business, Accounting or Finance emphasis preferred, or combination of equivalent education and experience
  • 3-4 years accounting or related experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Aptitude to understand and work effectively with technical data and processes
  • Capable of working on multiple tasks efficiently
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet hard deadlines throughout year as well as Month-End Close deadlines
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

 

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