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Specialist, Accounting
Ref No.: 17-03132
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 03/09/2017 to 09/08/2017
Staff Accountant – Temp

Objective
The primary functions of this position are to maintain accurate and reliable accounting records for the Finance Department. Accounting duties include analyzing and reconciling accounting information; recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger and bank accounts; tracking prepaid expenses and expense accruals; the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Accounting
• Participate in the monthly, quarterly and year-end close by preparing necessary accounting entries;
• Prepare and distribute month end reports;
• Reconcile balance sheet accounts to ensure all financial transactions are completed and properly recorded;
• Review departmental budget variances; Prepare monthly actual to budget variance analysis;
• Monitor intercompany transactions and maintain intercompany reconciliations;
• Provide support to AR and AP processing and month end reconciliations.
• Prepare sales tax filings for multiple states.
• Provide financial information to internal and external parties.
• Assist the Accounting Manager in other capacities as workload demands; perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Job Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or related work experience with a thorough knowledge of general accounting and application of general accounting theory
• 6 – 8 years work experience in an accounting (or finance) environment
• Ability to work independently; to initiate and complete work assignments effectively and in a timely manner, with minimal supervision
• Demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
• Excellent writing and good interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Proficiency in the following software or systems: MS Excel, and SAP a plus.