Staff Accountant

Accounting & Finance NORCROSS, 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

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.