Accountant I/II

Windstream - Little Rock, AR (30+ days ago)3.3

The Accountant I/II
will be a part of the Labor Accounting team tasked with monthly variance analysis and reconciliation of salary, benefit, and taxes expense. Candidate will be focused on delivering accurate reporting and continuous process improvements through collaboration with Human Resources, Internal Reporting, and Financial Planning.

  • Prepare general ledger entries for month-end closing to close books in a timely manner
  • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis and reporting on variances
  • Work closely with HR to ensure information is accurately and fairly presented
  • Responsible for reconciliation of balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis in a timely manner
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Assist in yearly time studies
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Strong understanding of accounting theory
  • Knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and inventory
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting application
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Auditing and account reconciliation skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Excel experience
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, and management, to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
  • Proactive and independent
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • CPA a plus, but not required

***Additional Hours Required During Month End Close***

Minimum Requirements:

College degree in Accounting and/or Finance and 2-4 years professional level experience; or 6+ years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.