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Staff Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    451266

Job Description

Overview:
The purpose of this role under general direction of the Controller for the business unit is to assist in the day to day accounting duties for the business unit. These roles will include (but not limited to) month end closing, fixed assets, account reconciliations, expense analysis and special projects.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Assist in the day to day accounting operations of business unit
Assist with month end closing of business unit. Prepare journal entries, accruals, re-classes and variance analysis. Current Corporate guidelines are set at a tight 1-2 day calendar close.
Completion of account reconciliations for accounts of business unit.
Interacts and coordinates with Gas Ops accounts receivable, cash application, and accounts payable teams.
Work with corporate accounting to process fixed additions, retirements, transfers, and related tasks.
Prepare monthly fixed asset reports including capital expenditures vs. budgeted amounts.
Responds to requests for information, internal and external.
Assist in compliance with all regulatory filing and reporting requirements.
Support acquisition integration activities and analyses as requested
Assist with year-end internal/external audit requests as well as field audits throughout the year.
Perform other miscellaneous tasks as required.
Ability to travel as job requirements necessitate
Required to make a variety of decisions, some complex in nature, with concern for impact on others, but predominately affecting own area of control.
Provides and implements workable solutions to business issues / problems.
Conducts work planning, estimation and prioritization to optimize performance of group / resources.
Manages effective internal / external client relationships within own area of responsibility, and builds client relationships in the wider group or unit.
Assist with various FP&A work and other ad hoc reporting.

Education/Experience
Bachelors Degree in Accounting
1+ years of experience in accounting
General Ledger and Financial Reporting System preparing journal entries, performing account reconciliations, supporting closing process, and extracting data
Budgeting (including performing account and activity variance analysis)
Manufacturing or unit costing experience a plus
Strong analytical skills preferred
Must be able to work extended hours/weekends during ME close process

Other Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of fixed asset accounting and reporting requirements
Industrial, Manufacturing environment
General Finance and Accounting
Accounts Payable Accounting
Fixed Assets Accounting
Forecasting/Budgeting
Month and Year-End Close
Gathering and Analyzing Data
Finance/Accounting Systems
Advanced in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)