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Staff Accountant - Longwood, FL in Longwood, FL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 965204BR
Employing Entity: Sears Home Improvement Products, Inc.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Store ID: 24025: Sears Corporate Longwood FL

Under the general direction of the SHIP Controller, the incumbent is responsible for accounting for various monthly accrued and deferred items. Review various general ledger accounts, prepare reconciliation worksheets and record corresponding general ledger entries, on a monthly basis. Assist with special projects and various duties to compile monthly financial statements. Maintain generally accepted accounting principals and assist with the formulation and implementation of accounting control procedures.

• Responsible for month end close processes.
• Responsible for various account reconciliations.
• Responsible for sales and use tax returns.

• Prepare reconciliation worksheets to tie the general ledger to the related detailed information.
• Analyze various general ledger accounts and account for discrepancies.
• Prepare worksheets and analyses for Management.
• Review various contracts, agreements, and legal documents and properly account for them.
• Work with the staff in each accounting area to ensure proper accounting of all transactions.
• Assist with the establishment and implementation of accounting control procedures.
• Assist with preparing and revising the accounting manual.
• Collect and compile all information needed during audits.
• Assist with various tasks assigned by the Controller from time to time.
• Perform other duties within Accounting Department as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.

• Two years experience in general ledger analysis and journal entry preparation preferred.

Role specific abilities/skills:
• PC, Windows, fax, telephone skills are necessary.
• Exemplary Excel skills including but not limited to: formatting, building complex formulas, building pivot tables, exporting/importing data, building lookup formulas, sorting & subtotaling.
• Strong computer systems and technical computer knowledge preferable.
• Demonstrated ability to build queries and reports using a reporting-writing software program preferable.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
• Ability to establish priorities and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Primarily works inside.
• Position requires walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.