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Staff Accountant in Strongsville, OH at Acuative

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will be responsible for preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations (on going and for month end close), special project reporting, reconcile and monitor sales/property tax compliance, and process improvements. This will require working with Microsoft office products, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Avalara/EzTax, and proprietary software platforms. Other duties will include ad-hoc reporting, project analysis, and accounting research as assigned/required.
Primary duties
• Learn and excel on software platforms after initial training
o Understand how platforms work
o Research how platforms will aid efficiencies
o Research new platforms that will enhance existing platforms
• Prepare monthly and ongoing journal entries
o Documenting source reasons
o Maintaining source documentation
• Complete assigned account reconciliations
o Both balance sheet and income statement accounts
o Produce and maintain source documents continuously throughout the year
o Research and suggest ongoing process improvements.
• Special project reporting
o Preform margin analysis on assigned projects to assist directors in their quest for continuous improvement and profitability
• Monitor sales/property tax compliance
o Reconcile data from proprietary system and import into Avalara/EzTax
o Document processes of onboarding new jurisdiction and be able to pass this process down to assistants
o Respond to external requests for information
Primary Internal and External Contacts
• Internal – Directors, managers, and employees
• External – External auditors, software partners, customers

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

• Requires broad knowledge in general accounting filed with emphasis on general ledger review and account reconciliation. Knowledge is normally acquired through 4 years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

• 3-5 years of experience, internships will be considered.

• Knowledge of GAAP and willingness to learn and communicate “best practices”.

• Energetic team player looking to advance through knowledge and learned skill sets

• Continuous improvement mindset with the following competencies: adaptability, innovative, creativity, forward drive

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Qualifications Desired

• Proficiency in Microsoft office suite

• Understanding of Accounting Information Systems (ie Dynamics AX or similar system(s))

• Progress toward CPA licensure

**Acuative is an EO/AA Employer    


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