Staff Accountant

170 - Accounting Las Vegas, Nevada


The Staff Accountant position is responsible for assisting with daily bank transactions, account reconciliations and monthly accounting close cycle tasks.  This position requires a determined and motivated candidate who will work well in both a team and individual environment, work well under pressure, multi-task, manage workflow, and possess good communication skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Review daily bank activity; prepare journal entries as needed for multiple bank accounts/companies.
  • Review internal expense reporting system for proper approvals, supporting documentation, and adherence to company policy prior to processing.
  • Follow-up on rejected expense reports for additional information or backup that was requested.
  • Initiate bank activities (e.g., wire transfers, ACH payments, Desktop deposits, Positive Pay).
  • Prepare account reconciliations and journal entries as needed to supporting month-end close activities.
  • Assist AP with generating weekly check run.
  • Perform administrative support within accounting department.
  • Prepare support for various information requests as assigned (e.g., Compliance, audit, etc.)
  • Assist with problem solving and give recommendations on process improvements.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.
OBJECTIVES:
  • Productivity:  Must efficiently and effectively perform assigned tasks and accept new projects, as demand requires, with timely and accurate completion.
  • Quality:  Consistently performs to high standards of accuracy, thoroughness and timelines.  Consistently maintains the confidentiality of employee information.
  • Interaction:  Exhibits a positive manner toward the job and works well with both internal and external customers.   Maintains confidentiality of employees while adhering to state and federal guidelines.
  • Accountability:  Self-accountable and accepts consequences of his/her actions.  Demonstrates unquestionable integrity in all daily duties.
  • Customer Service:  Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction.  Conducts themselves in a manner that is professional and courteous to all.  Performs follow up calls if necessary to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
EDUCATION/MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience required.
  • 2+ years of general ledger accounting experience.
JOB KNOWLEDGE/WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience with SAP, or other accounting software a plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong business acumen, attention to detail and ability to thrive in a start-up environment with changing priorities.
  • The Accounting Department is a fast paced environment. This position consistently is meeting multiple demands and deadlines.  Additional hours may be required to meet the responsibilities of this role.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing business environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Open to change and new processes.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications, especially Excel, Word and Outlook.