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Accountant - Associate Job

Full Job Title: Accountant, Associate

Job Number: 1801652

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 3-5-2018

Responsible for day to day activities of accounting for lower risk and less complex transactions and account balances, and performance of the month-end financial statement close processes and internal controls related to those transactions and account balances. Assists with various analyses and requests from management and other departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for lower risk and less complex transactions and account balances or will assist more senior accountants with data and schedule preparation.
  • Serve as "subject matter expert" for assigned areas, including an understanding of the underlying processes and transactions. Communicate issues clearly and confidently with supervisors.
  • Monitor month-end close tasks owned and proactively identify delays and/or issues. Ensure progress is communicated to supervisor.
  • Create and upload journal entries. Appropriately document and support all transactions.
  • Prepare month-end reconciliations and analyses for assigned accounts. Perform and document all related internal controls and maintain appropriate evidence.
  • Reconcile investment and bank statements to general ledger
  • Comply with all corporate policies, GAAP standards and statutory requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain process documentation.
  • Respond timely and completely to requests from management and other departments.
  • Prepare requested supporting schedules for audit and financial reporting purposes.
  • Assist with and volunteer for other special projects, implementations, etc.
Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance preferred, or commensurate experience
Experience: 1 years of general accounting experience.
Licenses/Certifications: CPA certification preferred
Technical Skills/Requirements: General ledger software experience preferred, proficiency with Excel (including pivot tables, V-lookup, etc. is a must.

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