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Reference # : 18-03182 Title : DPA (Dealer Products Accounting) Analyst
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 11/08/2018  
REQ ID: 679992

JOB TITLE: DPA (Dealer Products Accounting) Analyst

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Backfill for last contingent analyst
The analyst will be required to perform the following functions in addition to ad hoc tasks assigned:
Prepare and record journal entries monthly
Prepare analytic schedules as part of the monthly/quarterly close process
Prepare account reconciliations monthly and research any variances
Assist with obtaining support for requests made by external auditors
Prepare quarterly schedules used in SEC, Japan, and governmental reporting, including analytics and tie out
Prepare ad hoc analysis and process improvement
Monthly reporting and analysis in addition to the above day-to-day accounting function,
Step in and help when needed (covering, special projects, etc.)

Job Requirements:
Must Haves:
4-year Degree in Accounting
Either 3+ years of public accounting experience (month-end close) & looking to transition into corporate accounting AND/OR
5+ years (no more than 10-15) of private accounting experience
Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills ? stronger the better (pivot tables, v-lookups, formulas, basic macros)
Strong research and analytical skills
Sound understanding of basic accounting concepts
Prior experience performing month-end close process
Strong attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills as the analyst will need to interact with various departments

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
Knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus
Industry experience in financial services
Prior experience working with an ERP such as PeopleSoft or SAP
Prior experience performing the functions outlined above
Host system experience