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Accountant I

Archway Marketing Services

Fargo, North Dakota
$17.00 - $19.00 an hour

Type: Full-Time

Pay Rate: $17 - $19 depending on qualifications

Shift: 8 AM – 5 PM

Location: 3900 Great Plains Drive South, Fargo, ND 58104

Perks Archway Offers:

  • Health, dental, vision benefits
  • Life, AD&D, short and long term disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Recognition programs and service awards
  • 401 (k) with a company match
  • Employee assistance program, including identity theft protection and travel assistance
  • Employee discount programs

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

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