• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/6/2018 1:33 PM)
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  • Overview

    Maintains reconciliation of accounts, collections and payables. Updates reports and assists in other functions within the accounting department.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    May include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Reconcile Cash daily
    • Review all invoices/expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
    • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
    • Process check runs
    • Audit and process credit card bills
    • 1099 maintenance
    • Respond to all vendor inquiries
    • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
    • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management in accordance with records retention policies and procedures
    • File sales/use taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
    • Assist in month end closing
    • Assist with other projects as needed
    • Perform various complex account analyses and reconciliations.
    • Analyze current procedures and recommend changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures
    • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
    • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions
    • Prepare documentation for external auditors
    • Generate monthly reports as needed
    • Other duties as assigned


    Decision Making Authority

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Required Competencies and Skills

    • Must be team oriented, self-motivated, and detail oriented.
    • Must be able to multi task, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Must be able to perform all mathematical skills necessary to perform the accounting function.
    • Advanced Excel skills and familiarity with Access preferred.


    Education and Job Experience Requirements

    • 3-5 years’ experience in accounting.
    • Associates Degree in Accounting preferred.


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • The position requires the ability to work in climate-controlled office areas.
    • Some travel by automobile may be required.
    • Repetitive Motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers.



    The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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