The position will be responsible for ensuring Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are properly applied to a variety of complex issues in a retail business environment. Position is primarily responsible for the daily oversight of GL accounting, reconciliation processes, and related accounting transactions.
Perform and review balance sheet reconciliations with adequate support. GL and journal entry accounting. Perform and review month end close process. This position requires the ability to identify research and resolve reconciling items. Develop and document a keen understanding of various complex business transactions and the corresponding accounting implications by partnering with internal and external stakeholders, and consulting the relevant accounting guidance. Respond to monthly, quarterly, and annual audit requests from internal and external auditors. Prepare and/or review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure, sufficient supporting documentation, and compliance with GAAP.
Education: Bachelors/4Yr Degree and CPA designation/candidate strongly preferred. Experience: 3-5 cash accounting, general accounting, cash applications, Oracle, TrinTech. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required to understand and appropriately respond to a variety of business process issues. Strong written and oral communication skills are required to prepare and process documentation, summarize recommendations for review by various levels of accounting management, and resolve various vendor issues. Strong computer skills in both legacy mainframe and PC applications. Microsoft Office Programs (Word and Excel) are heavily used. In depth GAAP knowledge is critical.