Job Openings

Accounting Analyst

Job ID: BH477420

Category: Staff Accountant, Payroll Analyst, General Ledger, Credit Analyst, Financial Analyst, Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Accounting Analyst
9 month contract
 
Location: Greenville, WI (onsite)

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, OT may be required at end of months/year
Industry: Environmental and Renewables
Interview Process: In-Person

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • At least 2 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience

Plus/Preferred:

  • CPA

Job Description/Summary:

Performs professional accounting duties and analysis of financial data in support of various accounting functions that may include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Cost Accounting, Property Accounting, and/or General Accounting.

RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES:

  • Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports.
  • Prepares month-end closing journal vouchers, schedules, FRS, trial balance and cost center reports.
  • Prepares annual reports such as auto mileage, expense reports, relocation expenses and fixed asset physical inventory.
  • Reconciles and analyzes assigned accounts.
  • Analyzes effects of transactions, identifies, evaluates and recommends alternative means of accounting treatment.
  • Performs review of payroll distribution, foreign currency transactions, management and administrative fees, ensuring accurate accounting classifications and reports variances to higher-level accounting staff.
  • Assists with the implementation accounting systems, methods, procedures and controls.
  • Ensures the integrity of the data in the accounting system and ensures that system documentation and backup is in place.
  • Performs fixed asset accounting ensuring accurate site codes, cost centers, asset lives, etc. and prepares AFE summary with resolution of unauthorized spending.
  • Performs general ledger system maintenance
  • Prepares inter-company billing and reconciliation. Monitors inter-company account balances and reduces negative working capital impact of inter-company accounts.
  • Controls hedge requests and reporting.
  • Audits accounts payable checks, verifies supporting documents, authorization level, appropriateness of sales tax, vendor paid and amount
  • Identifies and reports situations not in compliance with company internal controls and recommends improvements to the accounting process to optimize internal control.
  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments
  • Manages and accurately allocates all IT-related centralized costs for NA back to the business units monthly
  • Assists with Annual budgeting templates

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting plus two to five years professional experience in one or more areas of accounting with demonstrated ability to apply accounting theory, principals and techniques.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of policies and procedures that apply to assignments and insight into the "why "as well as the "how".
  • Computer skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and accounting / financial system software with accounting module implementation experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with good written, verbal, presentation and listening skills. Shows evidence of good organization and project planning skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.
  • This position requires 2-3 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience.
  • A general understanding of accounting journal entries and high attention to detail is required.

*The work is detailed, time-consuming, repetitive month over month, and time-sensitive.
*This position requires someone who is able to meet deadlines while being accurate in their work
*Looking for a resource that has knowledge about journal entry, centralized billing, budget staff, how debit and credit works. Ideal candidate should be detailed oriented and should have the ability to work fast.

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The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Greenville, Wisconsin