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Accountant

Job title: Accountant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Baltimore, MD
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 404315
Contact name: Shivani Sharma
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

The Staff Accountant will support the month end close process and will be responsible for analysis and reporting for the growing organization. This resource will also maintain and control general ledger accounts and ensure that transactions are accounted for in accordance with US GAAP. The staff accountant will report to the Manager, Accounting.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Preparation of various balance sheet account reconciliations

• Preparation of various standard and non-standard journal entries as part of the month-end close process

• Ownership of accounting for payroll, cash, accounts payable and other balance sheet accounts

• Support retail sales and cash reconciliation processes

• Support with quarterly and year-end financial statement audits

• Ensure that all financial deadlines are met for month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closings

• 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

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

• 1-3 years of Public and/or Corporate Accounting experience

• Accounting/Finance degree preferred

• Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP is a must QUALIFICATIONS:

• CPA or CPA candidate preferred

 

CRITICAL SKILLS:

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Strong organizational skills

• Attention to detail

• Advanced Excel skills

• Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

• Knowledge or experience using SAP is a plus

• Knowledge or experience using Blackline is a plus

• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

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