Staff Accountant

Accounting & Finance DULUTH, Georgia


Description

Position at NAPA Auto Parts

Job Description

Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports. Records journal entries, performs variance analysis and account reconciliations. Processes reports to support account details and assists field personnel with issues and questions. Reports to Assistant Accounting Manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures general ledger accounts are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Journal entry preparation and entry
  • Performs account reconciliations
  • Assists field personnel with account analysis and research
  • Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances
  • Generates daily and monthly reports to assist in above duties
  • Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary
  • Assists with monthly close process
  • Performs other accounting research as needed
  • Prepares sales tax returns and makes all payments
  • Performs bank reconciliations
  • Verifies transactions from electronic sales system
  • Promotes teamwork between operational groups and departments
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Basic knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures as relates to general ledger accounting
  • PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent computer skills, especially with Excel
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player

GPC believes the fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers, suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling its vision and goals. GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.