Staff Accountant in Albany, GA at Flint Equipment Company

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Specifics:
Department:          Accounting
Reports to:            Assistant Controller/Controller
Supervises:           None
Job Status:           Non-Exempt
Performs various complex accounting duties according to Dealership policy and accounting theory. Duties include coordinating, preparing, reconciling and analyzing financial information and reports that provide summary information for management use in making Dealership financial decisions. Understands company general ledger structure to ensure accuracy and to recognize issues with posted entries.  Maintains daily cash balances for all company cash accounts through balance transfers.   Strict adherence to company deadlines and request for information.  Represents the Accounting Department as the contact for assigned accounting duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages daily cash balances of branch deposit accounts by initiating ACH transfers to the company operating account for amounts that exceed a stated minimum balance
  • Reconciles all cash accounts monthly and ensures all items are posting timely including service fees
  • Monitors operating line of credit balance and operating account balance to ensure adequate levels of cash are present to meet company obligations
  • Maintains Fixed Asset subledger including additions, disposals and transfers and posts monthly depreciation entries to subledger and general ledger
  • Reconciles all cash related accounts used in operations including credit card receivables, daily deposit accounts and petty cash
  • Researches and notifies management of all return cash items which includes credit card chargebacks and customer returned checks
  • Examines accounting information contained in reports and schedules, traces and reconciles unusual variances
  • Performs complex account reconciliations as assigned
  • Performs biweekly check run for all company payables
  • Communicates with others in the organization to answer accounting questions or resolve issues
  • Reconciles Parts Inventory from the subledger to the general ledger, researches discrepancies and post approved cycle count entries
  • Audit assistance as needed
Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:
  • 1+ years in an accounting or bookkeeper position
  • Understanding of financial concepts
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Degree in an Accounting/Finance discipline or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Accounting systems, Internet functions, Microsoft Office
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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