• Accountant

    Location US-PA-Warrendale
    Job ID
    2018-35818
    Category
    Finance and Accounting
  • Overview

    The Accountant provides support to the Accounting Department in the areas of account analysis and monthly reconciliations, general ledger management, journal entry postings, corporate forecasting and budgeting as well as special projects as assigned. This position is responsible the following accounting areas:

    1. Occupancy
    2. Utilities
    3. Gross Margin
    4. Freight

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with month-end, quarterly, and annual closing processes
    • Analyze financial transactions and ensure that they are appropriately recorded in the general ledger
    • Prepare and review journal entries
    • Conduct general ledger account analysis
    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations of general ledger accounts
    • Assist with preparing operating expense budgets
    • Assist with corporate budgeting and forecasting
    • Complete special projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
    • 3+ years experience in retail accounting
    • Experience in an accounting role related to occupancy is a plus
    • Management experience a plus
    • Retail accounting experience is a plus
    • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications, Accruent leasing software is a plus
    • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
    • Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams
    • Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
    • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

    Competencies

    • Customer Focus: demonstrates a customer-driven approach that focuses on anticipating, understanding, and servicing customer needs in order to facilitate a relationship with the brand
    • Initiative: proactively seeks opportunities to work outside of job scope to assist department or cross-functional team and demonstrates the ability to go beyond what is required to achieve goals
    • Sense of Urgency: takes action and proactively accomplishes tasks while focusing on the most critical issues
    • Teamwork/Collaboration: effectively develops relationships and encourages idea-sharing that facilitates the accomplishment of goals
    • Valuing Diversity and Difference: effectively works with people from different backgrounds and cultures as well as demonstrates appreciation for ideas, opinions, and insights from diverse sources
    • Work Standards: dedicates the appropriate time and energy towards completion of work in order to achieve high performance standards and is accountable for the work produced

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