Accountant - Management Reporting Job Opening

Accountant - Management Reporting

Archway Marketing Services

Fargo, North Dakota
Category: Accountant

This role will be primarily responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of monthly journal activity and month-end reconciliations. In addition, the role requires the ability to analyze financial reports to assess for accuracy, completeness and assurance that proper procedures and internal controls are in place for accounting and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing and analyzing general ledger accounts on a monthly basis by meeting and exceeding published corporate deadlines
  • Responsible for preparing and analyzing journal entries and assembling the proper supporting documentation in accordance to policy
  • Produce and review daily, weekly, monthly or ad hoc reporting through the use of reporting systems/tools as required by client and SOX requirements
  • Create/maintain standard operating procedures in accordance to policy
  • Support client inquires and information requests within our service level agreement
  • Support month end, quarter end and year end closing and other key processing deadlines
  • Subject to onsite audits of all tasks requiring process explanation and accountability
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment while maintaining positive team morale
  • Actively train on primary and back-up responsibilities
  • Conduct hierarchy maintenance
  • Perform back-office transactional tasks with high quality, meeting or exceeding data entry requirements

Qualification and Requirements

  • Associate’s (2 year) degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required or 2 years of experience in a related field
  • Preferred BA/BS (4 year) degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Preferred 1-2+ years of experience in financial accounting processes or relevant field
  • Preferred proficiency in Microsoft Excel pivot tables, formulas, v-lookups, data analysis and the ability to manipulate large volumes of data
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to complete daily tasks as required
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively through written and verbal communication in a professional manner
  • Experience in Shared Service Center/Outsourcing environment a plus
  • Ensure adherence to custom Accounting Policies, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX); participate in audits as appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively cross–organizationally and cross-culturally
  • Ability to work independently and within tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to ever changing environments