Job ID: BH405347
Category: Staff Accountant
Specialty: Accounting & Finance
The Staff Accountant will assist the finance department in all areas and maintenance of corporate and financial records in accordance with company policies.
Oversee general accounting areas with focus on targeting costing of inventory, fixed assets, cost & expense analyses
Confer with suppliers of commodities and work with purchasing for optimal inventory planning purposes and cash forecasting purposes; work with CFO margin analysis.
Assist in reconciling and preparing support for GL accounts; balance sheet account reconciliations
Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies; Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
Revise the reserve for obsolete inventory as needed; working with inventory groups and QA teams
Expense account review and analysis
Create and upload journal entries
Key contributor to the ongoing development, standardization and improvement of internal processes and policies for the department and company
Month end closings, annual Audits and any other ad-hoc analysis and duties to support F&A Department
Special projects as necessary
Qualification & Requirements
• 3+ years of proven accounting/finance experience, BA/BS degree, as well as excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team.
•Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable, general accounting, standing costing, close procedures (general ledger, month-end closing, etc.)
•Strong knowledge of GAAP
•Highly detailed, motivated and strong sense of urgency, organized and energetic team player
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ease
•Excellent MS Office skills, including Excel vlookups and pivot tables etc.; Microsoft Navision experience a plus
•Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
•Proactive approach to problem solving and ability to work independently
The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.