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Accountant


Job Title: Accountant
Duration: 06 Months Contract
Location: Remote

Job Description:
This position will be a valuable member of the Finance – Cash Accounting Team assisting in the preparation and review of bank reconciliations for depository and disbursement accounts.
Additionally, the position will work collaboratively with the Finance, Shared Services, Information Technology, and Field Operation Teams with a high degree of initiative and experience to implement process improvement opportunities in the areas of cash reporting, reconciliation, and analysis

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Implement process improvement projects to improve quality, reduce costs, increase productivity and improve cycle time by reducing wasted time, rework, etc.
Reconcile bank accounts for assigned depository and/or disbursement branch accounts using Oracle's Cash Management module
Reconcile and provide required analysis for assigned balance sheet accounts. Analysis may require in-depth commenting and partnering with other FEI departments.
For all Balance Sheet reconciliations assigned, ensure they are reconciled timely in Oracle ARCS module with proper support and balance explanations provided. Prepare any necessary journal entries.
During month-end closing, review assigned monthly reports (P&Ls) and provide month-over-month fluctuation analysis and address concerns. Prepare and upload any necessary journal entries.
Liaise with field finance business partners, branch operations, branch and distribution center management, acquisitions, HQ departments, IT, SSC and others as necessary to solve operational issues affecting assigned tasks.
Meet monthly and year-end GL closing deadlines.
Address tough issues calmly and confidently despite uncertainty and rapidly changing situations.
Develop and maintain excellent professional relationships with all associates.
Support data requests for Corporate and external audits.
Perform various ad hoc requests and other duties assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to identify and implement process improvements
Proficient with Microsoft Excel and experience working with and analyzing large amounts of data. Solid understanding of advanced formulas, pivot tables, and macros.
Additional preferred proficiencies include knowledge of Power Query, Power Automate, and Visual Basics.
Systems savvy and experience with Oracle (preferred) or other accounting software
Minimum of 2-3 years Finance/Accounting experience
At least 2 years of experience working with databases and manipulating data
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred.
Demonstrate strong relationship building skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
Team player with a collaborative and flexible style.
Creative, flexible, self-starter and critical thinker
Organized with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy, with a passion for numbers and their practical accounting application.

Attendance requirements:
Attendance on a regular, consistent basis is mandatory including beginning each workday at the time scheduled by your supervisor. This position is approved for 100% remote work
Comments for Suppliers: Accountant with process improvement skills
Standard work hours (EST) - M-F 8:00-5:00 (Remote Role)

Skills: Very advanced Office Excel Skills

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $25.00 - $29.25 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Solid understanding of advanced formulas, pivot tables, and macros.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Finance/Accounting: 3 years (Required)
  • Cash accounting: 2 years (Required)
  • Bank reconciliation: 3 years (Required)
  • Journal entries: 2 years (Required)
  • data manipulation: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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