Accounting and Finance

Staff Accountant

Accounting Career Consultants

Staff Accountant St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-21582

Description

Opportunity to learn a wide variety of accounting duties while serving as back up to primary responsibility holders. You will be responsible for preparing, reviewing, and reconciling accounting statements, schedules and reports. Position to function as a “Utility Player” with a multi-facet role in the department.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Calculate, prepare and post general journal entries.

Monthly general ledger closing process via preparation of journal entries and performing basic analysis of account activity.

Voucher appraisal vendor invoices and process check requests.

Responsible for timely and accurate reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts.

Prepare to adjust journal entries, reclassification entries, and other entries, as necessary.

Prepare documentation for external auditors and respond to audit requests/questions.

Lead/resolve research of “ad hoc” accounting questions.

Back up and supply overflow capacity for assigned transactional roles. Assist with the month-end close process, as assigned.

Assist with special projects, as required. Identify, drive, implement and maintain process improvements of accounting processes for increased efficiencies and controls enhancement.

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Broad Knowledge & Experience Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles.

Experience in financial services industry, preferably residential mortgage banking or banking.

Familiarity with mortgage banking products and investors.

Above Average Skills Strong inter-personal-communication and business-relationship.

Must have solid organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail a “must” accompanied by follow-through mindset.

Demonstrated Ability Application knowledge, analytical abilities, high energy level.

Ability to problem-solve and prioritize tasks.

Well organized, analytical, positive attitude, strong work ethic, collaborative mindset and appreciative of the meaning of teamwork.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Degree or Equivalent BS in accounting from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Years of Experience: Two or more years of related experience and/or training.

Specialized Training Knowledge of Microsoft suite of products with emphasis in Excel –VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, Macros, etc. Knowledge of Encompass Digital Lending Platform (LOS) and Microsoft Dynamics NAV (ERO) Loan Vision are a plus. Active Affiliations, Certifications CPA or MBA is a plus, but not required.

Chris Woehle
Senior Account Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7907 | Email: cwoehle@careeradvancers.com

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