Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Richardson, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Staff Accountant

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Non-Manager - Full Time


The Staff Accountant performs various technical accounting functions and analytical reviews for a designated accounting area. This position also helps the business unit achieve goals, anticipate needs, and resolve problems.

Job Category: Salary Exempt
Department: Finance & Accounting
Reports To: Financial Controller
Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, additional hours as needed.


• Support Month end and year end closing process
• Record necessary accruals
• Prepare and maintain amortization schedules
• Review financial statements for accuracy and completeness
• Explain unusual trends in financial statements
• Analyze balance sheet accounts and prepare reconciliations
• Assist with external audit requests and compile data
• Responsible for all aspects of tax from reporting, filing, registering, and performing nexus studies
• Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements
• Assist with forecasting and budgeting
• Recommend ways to reduce cost or improve processes
• Perform daily cash flow analysis and ensure cash reconciliations are timely
• Document workflow and work procedures
• Provide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions
• Maintain up-to-date accounting guidelines, research guidelines and read professional publications
• Other duties as assigned


• Research Skills, Analyzing Information, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Confidentiality, Thoroughness, Corporate Finance, and Accountability.
• Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
• Worksheets & Programs – Proficient in understanding, creating, & using advanced excel formulas including macros, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, if statements, conditional programs, min/max formulas, etc.
• Communication Skills - The ability to write clearly and succinctly. The ability to effectively communicate, build a rapport and relate well to all kinds of people. Treats all people with respect, courtesy and consideration; respects differences in the attitudes and perspectives of others; listens observe and strives to gain understanding of others. Continuously driving our company values to all team members, communicating our mission and vision throughout all our actions.
• Personal Accountability - A measure of the capacity to be answerable for personal actions. Accepts personal responsibility for the consequences of personal actions; avoids placing unnecessary blame on others.
• Teamwork - The ability to work effectively and productively with others. Shares responsibility with team members for successes and failures; keeps team members informed regarding projects; behaves in a manner consistent with team values and mission; provides constructive feedback to team and its members; responds positively to feedback from team members; raises and/or confronts issues limiting team effectiveness.
• Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Multi-task: ability to multitask and work proficiently under pressure and with a sense of urgency.
• Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Judgment and Decision Making - Considers the relative costs, benefits, impact or consequences of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Ability to make decisions in a timely manner.
• Safety - Practices safe work habits and encourages others to do the same. Identifies ways to improve the safety of the work environment. Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures to promote effective safety operations.
• Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications - Proficient in MS Word, Excel, MS Outlook and Internet Explorer.
• Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Working Conditions / Education / EXPERIENCE

Working Conditions: Majority will be an inside office environment.
Physical Demands: Regularly required to stand or sit and move about the facility.

Education and Formal Training:
• Bachelor's Degree required, with a concentration in Business, Accounting or Finance; CPA / CMA a plus.

• 5+ yrs. of accounting experience.
• Experience with SAP a plus
• Advanced skills in MS Excel Required.
• Manufacturing experience a plus.
• Auditing/public accounting experience a plus but not required.
• Strong U.S. GAAP knowledge.

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