Staff Accountant

Tampa, FL 33634

Posted: 12/19/18 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 68759

  Staff Accountant in the Finance Department. This position reports to the Assistant Controller.


The Staff Accountant is responsible for providing key support for the accuracy and timeliness of the monthly financial reporting, analysis and controls. This position will play a key role in transitioning Hi-Speed subsidiary to Tampa and may require occasional travel during the transition period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide assistance with the accuracy and timeliness of the monthly and annual closing and related financial reporting

Provides assistance of management reporting and analysis and research including but not limited to margins, pricing, expenses, and balance sheet trends

Ensure transactional data reconciles to GL

Prepares account reconciliations for various general ledger accounts

Prepares and enters monthly journal entries

Supports monthly financial results submission into HyperionFinancial Management

Liaison between the Finance department and Operations, Service, and Order Entry

Assist with budgeting and forecasting process

Supports adherence to SOX controls and assist in the internal and external audits

Assists with the responsibilities Account Payable, Accounts Receivable, and other general accounting as needed

Other duties or tasks as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong computer skills: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, ERP System (SAP experience/implementation preferred)

Understanding of SOX requirements

Understanding of accounting compliance to U.S. GAAP

Strong organizational skills

Strong analytical ability

Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization

Must be detail oriented and accurate with data and reporting

Must be able to maintain confidentiality

Builds trust, able to engage in a productive conflict, committed, self-accountable, and able to drive collectives results

Flexible, humble, self-motivated, diligent, demonstrates common sense about people, and able to prioritize

Minimum Education / Experience Required:

BS/BA in Accounting

Previous experience with manufacturing industry

Public experiene preferred

CPA or working towards obtaining CPA preferred
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