Staff Accountant

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS INC - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)3.4


Lumber Liquidators…A GREAT place to work!
With more than 360 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North America’s largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. Our associates drive our success through a commitment to providing customers with the highest quality product at the lowest prices. Lumber Liquidators offers excellent career growth opportunities. We offer competitive pay rates and an outstanding benefits package which includes a low premium medical plan, paid holidays and paid time off, a 401(k) plan with an employer match that is immediately vested, and a casual work environment.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY

This position performs staff accounting work, including performing general ledger account reconciliations, preparing daily journal entries and periodic variance analysis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS) OF THE POSITION

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the finance team and other departments to provide, analyze and interpret financial data
  • Assist the Accounting Supervisor, Accounting Manager and Senior Accountants with month end closing procedures
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepare and maintain monthly and ongoing reports and schedules
  • Calculate, prepare and enter various month end journal entries
  • Maintain and create documented procedures for routine reports and processes
  • Provide periodic comparative variance analysis: actual to budget, actual to forecast, etc.
  • Communicate with all levels of management regarding account variances
  • Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested
  • Develop and implement accounting reports and schedules; recommend changes to existing documents, as needed, to enhance value and usefulness
  • Prepare schedules for internal and external auditors and respond to auditor information requests and inquiries
  • Responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance with organization accounting policies and with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proactively assist others.Step in and help when and as needed
  • Execute special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to solve problems and apply creative and timely solutions.
  • Attendance and reliability is extremely important in this position
  • Customer Focus – Establish and maintain effective customer relationships. Seek to understand customer needs and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations.
  • Accountability – Follow through on commitments. Take personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
  • Collaboration – Cooperate with others to achieve shared objectives and get work done. Consider interests of others as well as one’s own.
  • Instill Trust – Show consistency in word and action. Treat others with respect. Operate with honesty and integrity.
  • Change Management – Adaptable to a fast paced, shifting work environment; willing to remain flexible to accommodate changing business conditions, work requirements, customer and scheduling needs.
  • Detail Oriented – Attention to detail, ability to focus on the project or task-at-hand, adherence to Company policies and requirements while consistently delivering error free results.
  • Leads by example in following the Company Code of Business Conduct (Ethics), all applicable tenants of the Lacey Act and all other applicable laws, policies and procedures.Immediately reports all concerns to the appropriate party.

Education:
*Retail experience serving medium to large retailers, preferredAbility to prioritize and manage commitments to deliver resultsAbility to present information and ideas to co-workers, external business partners, and other members of the organization.
Computer Skills / Special Equipment Knowledge: Experience with accounting software and management tools; SAP experience preferred

  • Basic knowledge of GAAP
  • Intermediate to advanced level expertise in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced, retail environment in a growing organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization, including director and executive levels of management
  • One to two years of accounting experience, required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

The Company has reviewed this position summary to ensure that a description of the basic expectations, required qualifications and physical requirements have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as the job description which provides a more detailed list of essential functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and does not change the “at-will” relationship. Lumber Liquidators reserves the right to change this position summary, the job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate. Contact the Human Resources department (HR) with any questions.

Lumber Liquidators is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 and over), disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Lumber Liquidators also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories. Lumber Liquidators also complies with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

If you need assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability related to the search for employment opportunities or to complete an application, please contact us at 866-713-6588.

Lumber Liquidators is a smoke-free, tobacco-free work environment. In accordance with applicable state and local law, smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • accounting: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Richmond, VA (Preferred)

License:

  • CPA (Preferred)