Accounting Analyst

TFS

Accounting Analyst

Richardson, TX
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p>2-5 years of experience. </p><p> </p><p>The accounting operations teams are responsible for ensuring that the financial results are accurately presented under both US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards. There are a variety of teams within accounting operations which provides opportunities for professional growth and development. The teams are responsible for areas such as corporate accounting, accounting policy, supply chain accounting, equipment sales accounting, revenue accounting and fixed asset and lease accounting.</p><p> </p><p>The Corporate Accounting team is seeking an Accountant who will be heavily involved in accounting and reporting store cash sales and credit card sales. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in general accounting and a strong analytical and problem-solving ability. Applicants should have extensive experience handling very large volumes of data and complex Excel analysis. This position will also be responsible for month-end close activities and quarterly auditor interactions. To accomplish these tasks, the accountant will interact with many other teams such as Treasury, Sales Operations, and Cash Applications.</p><p> </p><p>Qualifications</p><p>Blackline Matching Module experience, or equivalent, strongly preferred.</p><p>High proficiency in Excel required.</p><p>Solid understanding of accounting theory and accounting systems; SAP experience a plus.</p><p>Apply financial analysis techniques to complex problems.</p><p>Able to manipulate data from multiple systems.</p><p>Strong organizational and time management skills.</p><p>Able to resolve problems positively and professionally.</p><p>Excellent interpersonal, decision-making and analytical abilities.</p><p>Demonstrated ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.</p><p>Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</p><p> </p><p>Education & Experience</p><p> </p><p>Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.</p><p>2-3 years of relevant accounting experience.</p><p>Responsibilities</p><p>Uses Blackline Matching module to match millions of transactions per month between different data sources.</p><p>Demands accuracy in calculating and reconciling numbers from different data sources.</p><p>Uses Excel to slice and dice data for reporting and research purposes.</p><p>Uses accounting concepts, analytical skills, and leverages other teams to resolve issues.</p><p>Creates monthly reports and provides to various customers.</p><p>Meets all deadlines and responds to questions timely.</p><p>Ensures accounting records, monthly accounting close activities, and variance analysis are properly prepared, maintained and explained in a timely manner.</p><p>Understands business drivers and their effect on financial results to ensure business changes are accurately reflected in the financial processes and analysis.</p><p>Proactively identifies risks and areas for improvement and makes recommendations.</p><p>Understands the transactional flow through various systems to monitor and ensure accurate financial results and controls.</p><p>Participates in cross-departmental projects. Identifies and documents the impact of new programs or system changes on existing accounting processes. </p><p>Responsible for preparing journal entries, performing variance analysis, reconciling complex ledger accounts.</p><p>Produces accurate and timely ad-hoc reporting from multiple data sources</p><p> </p>