Staff Accountant
Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Sep 24    800-786-1099

Location: Plano, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4138652

Joseph Michaels International is seeking multiple accountants for their client in the North Dallas/Plano/ Garland area. Our client is a global leader in their industry and has an outstanding reputation . These jobs offer top pay and excellent benefits.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for reconciling complex general ledger accounts, preparing journal entries, and identifying opportunities for improvement to existing processes and internal controls.
  • Responsible for researching general ledger account variances (which may require working with teams outside of accounting) and comparing actual results to prior periods; compose written commentary to explain variances.
  • Provide SOX and audit support as needed.
  • Understand business drivers and their effect on financial results to ensure business changes are accurately reflected in the financial statements and analysis.
  • Load and process monthly data files in Blackline Matching software; review and resolve issues.
  • Participate in cross-departmental projects. Identify and communicate impact of new programs or system changes on existing accounting processes.    

Knowledge & Technical Skills
  • Solid understanding of accounting theory and accounting systems.
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • SAP experience a plus.
  •  Able to manipulate data from multiple systems.
  • BW, Business Objects or SQL experience a plus.
  • Blackline experience a plus, particularly the Matching module.
  • Able to perform analysis and reconciliations of diverse scope.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to resolve problems positively and professionally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, decision-making and analytical abilities.
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA preferred.
  • 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience.
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