Position: Senior Staff Accountant
Responsible for preparing, examining and analyzing accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports and data to assess accuracy, completeness and adherence to accounting and procedural standards. This individual must be able to resolve issues, work independently and in groups and have the utmost integrity and honesty.
LIST OF DUTIES:
Under the general supervision of the Controller, performs general accounting duties involved in the daily administration of the accounting department.
Maintains the general ledger including the preparation of journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation, closing books monthly, and setting up new accounts.
Reviews and books daily store sales.
Reviews store monthly inventory and books corrections if necessary.
Reconciles bank statements.
Processes monthly journal entries and accruals for prepaid accounts, utilities, merchant fees and gift cards.
Maintains records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material. Updates records as necessary.
Assists Controller with reviewing monthly Profit & Loss report for reasonableness before providing to division and corporate management.
Prepares monthly balance sheet, income statement, and a report on changes in financial position/budget variances.
Assists Controller during annual audit with preparing schedules, providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures and preparing any other necessary data.
Assists with the integration of systems within the Accounting and Finance functions.
Performs ad hoc analysis as requested / required.
Performs special projects as necessary.
Develops, implements, modifies, and documents recordkeeping and accounting systems making appropriate use of technology.
Surveys operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
Communicates with internal departments to compile financial data to satisfy corporate consolidation reporting requirements.
Assists with developing, improving, and documenting efficient accounting processes.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
4-5 years related experience in Accounting.
Ability to exercise professional judgement in performing day-to-day activities, ensuring adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in various PC applications, including Microsoft Office.
Deep knowledge of accounting.
Understanding of general ledger accounts and how to reconcile them monthly.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Big 4 accounting experience.
Active CPA license.
Required to know and follow safe work practices, and be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.
Must be able to operate computer and office equipment and accounting software.
Detail oriented with high level of attention to financial accuracy.
Proficient with financial and numeric data.
Advanced Excel skills: Formulas, VLookups, Pivot Tables, etc.
Normal office environment. When warranted, employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours at the office or at home to meet closing deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Handling and being exposed to sensitive and/or confidential material.
Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping and kneeling.
Maintain composure when dealing with senior management and occasionally under conditions of urgency and/or pressure situations.
Salt & Straw is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. We will consider all people - minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity. Salt & Straw will consider giving opportunities to qualified individuals with criminal histories when it aligns with federal, state and local statutes.