Accountant II - Close & Consolidations

US-TX-Fort Worth
Requisition ID
2017-30135
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Accounting / Finance / Treasury

Overview

The Accountant II performs journal entries, difficult and involved reconciliations, researches exceptions, and analyzes trends and costs to validate results.  This team member relies on several years of experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of job functions and closing activities.  The Accountant II works under limited supervision and interacts with other departments and/or external parties when the Accountant II feels it is necessary.

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES

  • Prepare and input complex journal entries.
  • Calculate and validate accruals.
  • Prepare monthly management reports and analysis, which includes ad-hoc, one-time requests.
  • Prepare reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts and review reconciliations performed by others when assigned.
  • Research, document and resolve reconciling items, which requires problem solving capabilities.
  • Prepare external and internal audit schedules.
  • Assist with documentation and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Consistently question unusual / non-routine transactions.
  • Assisting in month end consolidation process
  • Maintain charts of accounts
  • Report writing for General Ledger
  • Assisting in month end close and consolidation process

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

  • Reports to: Accounting Manager, or AVP Close & Consolidations.
  • Subordinates: No direct subordinates.
  • May coordinate, lead or direct work of others in the department

Qualifications

Knowledge

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of automated accounting systems.
  • Proficient with Excel.
  • Highly proficient in personal computer skills/technology driven

Skills

  • Ability to perform analysis on complex transactions.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with a financial reporting tools and data base query tools. 

Experience

  • 2 - 6 years experience in public or general accounting and/or financial analysis.
  • Bachelor degree in business with an Accounting major or a Bachelor degree in Finance with strong accounting emphasis or several years of related experience.
  • Experience with intercompany transactions and reconciliations in a multiple subsidiary environment.
  • Experience with multiple foreign currencies, revaluation, and translation.

 

WORK CONDITIONS

Normal office environment

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