STAFF ACCOUNTANT

We're looking for a motivated self-starter who can work well with a team and deliver projects independently; someone who is detail-oriented, organized, and thorough, with a desire for continuous improvement. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about complex accounting principles, armed with strong interpersonal skills, able to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate level of discretion, and can effectively manage priorities and concurrent deadlines.

LOCATION

Tampa, FL

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Permanent

What You’ll Do

  • Monitor and reconcile cash accounts transaction activity; review account activity for correct classification

  • Research and resolve general account transaction problems

  • Maintain worksheets for monthly accruals and prepaid accounts

  • Assist with monthly close and associated journal entries, variance analysis, and monthly reporting for management

  • Update Fixed Asset schedule with identification details and associated cost information

  • Update the Insurance schedule with prepaid information and associated monthly expense

  • Coordinate with Accounts Payable to reconcile Vendor retainer accounts

  • Resolve operational obstacles related to a timely monthly close

  • Gather and organize all of the Company assets for State personal property tax purposes

  • Calculate, post, and ensure accuracy of fixed asset additions, disposals, and depreciation

  • Assist with the maintenance of the GL by preparing and posting entries and reconciliations

  • Participate in audits
     

  • Evaluate daily work processes and make recommendations for improved workflow

  • Assist with the development of systems and processes

  • Assist or take on various ad hoc projects

Who You Are

  • An accountant with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 5+ years of experience (CPA and/or manufacturing experience helpful, but not required)
     

  • Have a thorough understanding of complex accounting principles, practices and GAAP
     

  • Knowledge of fixed assets, project and equipment costs, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and intercompany transactions
     

  • Advanced experience in Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.)
     

  • Working knowledge of ERP accounting systems
     

  • Excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially during period close and reporting cycles

  • Ability to problem solve independently and through collaborative efforts with various personnel and departments
     

  • Ability to work with strict deadlines and understand and respond to changing priorities
     

  • Strong attention to accuracy, detail, and time management/organizational skills
     

  • Sound critical thinking and logic skills to dig in and problem solve
     

  • Impeccable verbal and written communication, and ability to maintain confidential information

  • Professional demeanor, reliable and flexible attitude