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Staff Accountant

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 03/25/2019 Position Type: Staff/Senior Accountant Job Number: 10974

Job Title: Staff/Senior Accountant Type: Exempt
Reports to: CFO Status: Full-Time
Department: Accounting/Finance Hours: Salaried

Duties and Responsibilities:


Primary responsibility for:

  • Preparing accounting related entries to numerous journals, registers and logs;

  • Assisting with all month end closing procedures;

  • Preparing month end account reconciliations;

  • Preparing weekly cash flow summaries and forecasts.;

  • Producing and distributing weekly key performance indicators;

  • Processing and paying accounts payable invoices;

  • Processing payroll;

  • Implementing appropriate internal controls over processes and procedures;

  • Preparing annual departmental budgets;

  • Staying updated on changes, laws and regulations that specifically relate to GAAP;

  • Generating analyses and reports for the company' s   executives;

  • Attending all required staff trainings;

  • Preparing documentation for external auditors;

  • Preparing documentation for external tax preparers;

  • Performing other duties as assigned by the CFO.

Information Technology (IT)

Optional responsibility, if qualified, for:

  • Becoming Super-user for various Company software applications and interacting with end users to ensure peak performance;

  • Working with independent contractors for the IT, software and wireless providers.

  • Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor' s degree in accounting from accredited college/university;

  • CPA or intent to pass the CPA exam.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

  • Adheres to all employee guidelines, standards, policies and procedures relevant to the position, stay abreast of any changes, updates or revisions that occur.

  • Maintains complete communication and coordination with all staff;

  • Demonstrates strong team work and collaborative skills;

  • ? Has extensive knowledge of GAAP;

  • Demonstrates detailed-oriented and strict ability to assertively apply fiscal policies;

  • Proficient in Excel and Word;

  • Strong written and oral communication skills;

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills;

  • Time management skills;

  • Able to read and understand technical forms, legal documents and financial reports;

  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships;

  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, solve problems, and correct errors;

  • Maintains productivity and work independently.

Language Skills

Excellent command of the English language in communicating both verbally and non-verbally;
  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, employees, members and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram format;
  Ability to handle conflicting ideas and controversies and communicate information diplomatically.

Physical Demands
The Physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds;


The work environment characteristics described here represent those that an employee may be exposed to while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee will perform most tasks in an office setting, small group setting, or in a classroom/meeting room environment;

One on one consultations will be held in an office setting;

The noise level in the environment is moderate.

This job description does not imply any written or verbal contract. It is for information and communication only. We reserve the right to change the requirements of this job and any related responsibilities as business requires.

Renee Loomis
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