Accountant

Phoenix, Arizona, United States expand job description ↓

Description

Assist the Controller with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/ Finance Department.


Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Finance policies and procedures


Review expense coding to ensure compliance and tag all eligible costs


Perform the processing of functional and benefits expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.


Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports


Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer’s benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.


Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and financial reporting.

Requirements

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Monitor and collect data to assess accuracy and integrity; analyze data; ensure compliance with applicable standards (i.e. GAAP), rules, regulations and systems of internal control; interpret and evaluate results, prepare documentation; create financial reports and/or presentations.

Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Be able to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel).

Hands-on detail-oriented tasks.

High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy

Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs.

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.

Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

At least 1-4 solid years of accounting

Experience with vendor management, inventory, fixed assets, monthly close cycle, and all general ledger aspects related to the business

Must reside in Arizona

EDUCATION:

Must have a four year degree in Accounting, CPA is a plus

Benefits

Please send a resume and cover letter for the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity and include salary requirements.


Compensation is competitive based on background and experience and includes excellent benefits.

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