Staff Accountant
Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Jun 17    800-786-1099

Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4135927

Are you ready for a super cool move? To a super cool company?
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Our fun client, who is a leader in the online credit reporting industry, has asked us to find you!

  • Record daily cash entries in Great Plains cash subledger.Record miscellaneous deposits and adjustments in Great Plains.
  • Assist with reconciling daily cash activity between the General Ledger and the Bank and Trajectory
  • Post entries to the Accounts Receivable subledger and apply payments
  • Work closely with Affiliate Marketing department to ensure timely and accurate monthly billings and payments
  • Assist with Accounts Payable research issues and act as a backup for this role when needed
  • Prepares the weekly cash requirements and check run in Great Plains; prepare the cash requirements report; obtain payment approvals and process weekly check & ACH payments including uploading ACH files and positive pay files to the bank
  • Perform bank reconciliations in Great Plains daily and submit monthly for approval
  • Review and process Employee expense reports ensuring compliance with company policy
  • Work within the Great Plains Fixed Assets module to record Fixed Asset additions, run monthly depreciation and update Fixed Asset addition/retirement rollforwards
  • Prepare recurring and adjusting journal entries as part of the month end close.Investigate account variances to trend and record adjusting entries as needed
  • Request and review Vendor W9 records, ensuring they are current and complete, for 1099 processing.
  • Prepare monthly reports to review 1099 reporting in preparation of the year-end filing
  • Review and update vendor master records for inactive vendors each quarter
  • Assist in interim and annual audit preparing various PBC schedules as requested and pulling samples where needed.Assist in explaining flux variances identified by audit team.
  • Assist with monthly Texas Sales Tax filings utilizing internal reporting resources and ensuring proper documentation is maintained and timely filing of returns are achieved.
  • Assist in researching and explaining variances for month-end close to prior month, budget and prior year.
  • Assist with running monthly financial reports for management, formatting and copying comments
  • Assist the Legal team with Contract Review process.Work with departments to communicate timing of contract reviews and ensure responses are timely.Provide KwikTag training and information as needed to assist coworkers.
  • Assist with Administrative duties in KwikTag including vendor routing updates, departmental updates, workflow issues, new users, group assignments and PO issues.
  • Assist Accounting team with ongoing projects and research as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with emphasis on MS Excel.Advanced user skills required include filtering, pivot tables. macros and VLookups
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains strongly preferred; experience with Management Reporter
  • General Accounting/GAAP knowledge required; ability to research guidance for treatment of certain accounting issues and apply that knowledge to our business
  • Ability to investigate and analyze financial variances and provide timely and accurate explanations for material variances.
  • Experience as part of a small accounting team environment backing up coworkers and cross-training in all areas
  • Ability to document procedures in detail to assist with cross-training
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and provide frequent updates on progress
  • Must be able to multi-task and handle multiple projects concurrently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize work and to ask for assistance when needed
  • Ability to handle a fast paced environment with a sense of urgency and a positive attitude
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of any and all information
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting strongly preferred with 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • CPA or CPA eligible is a plus
 Excellent benefits and work environment!

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