Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:18 AM
The position will be responsible for ensuring Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are properly applied to a variety of complex issues in a retail business environment. Position is primarily responsible for the daily oversight of complex cash reconciliation processes and related accounting transactions. Relevant accounting topics include cash accounting, income recognition, A/R, and inter:company transactions.Responsibilities include supervising a team responsible for reconciling the organizations key depository, investment, and disbursement bank accounts.Position is also responsible for some cash applications and inter:company transactions.Supervise month:end close processes from end to end including journal entries, analysis of transactions, and preparation of complex account reconciliations.Review monthly reconciliations prepared by staff and instruct them on the proper reclassification and treatment of reconciling items.Develop and document a keen understanding of various complex business transactions and the corresponding accounting implications by partnering with internal and external stakeholders, and consulting the relevant accounting guidance.Prepare written summaries of the appropriate accounting principles that should be applied to various business transactions.Discuss recommendations with accounting management, especially relevant to changes which will improve the accuracy and / or efficiency of existing processes.Also discuss concerns and other issues with management of other departments. Discuss concerns and other issues with management of other departments.Assist accounting management in educating supervisory and clerical staff on accounting principles and the real:world application of those principles to daily and monthly processes.Respond to monthly, quarterly, and annual audit requests from internal and external auditors.Maintain process flow documentation to aid in SOX compliance.Work closely with Financial Reporting to share information and ideas pertaining to changes in accounting guidance and / or business processes.Prepare and / or review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure accuracy, sufficient supporting documentation, and compliance with GAAP.Education: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree.Experience: 5:8 years, Cash Accounting, General Accounting, AR, Cash Application, Oracle, TrinTech.Strong analytical and problem:solving skills are required to understand and appropriately respond to a variety of business process issues.Strong written and oral communication skills are required to prepare process documentation, summarize recommendations for review by various levels of accounting management, and resolve various issues and inquiries from the field.Strong computer skills in both Trintechs ReconNet and PC applications.Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel) are heavily depth GAAP knowledge is critical.Demonstrated leadership including previous supervisory ternal Posting Period: April 27 : May 10.
• Location: North DFW
• Post ID: 52311978 northdfw