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Staff Accountant

Company: Populus Financial Group
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The safety and wellbeing of our customers and employees is our top priority. Most of our Corporate office operates remotely as we continue to closely monitor COVID-19 updates at the national and local levels (some positions may operate on-site).Populus is an amazing company where our employees stay because they love their teams and the growth opportunities. Additionally, we offer a competitive 401K match, a generous paid time off package, and Health Benefits.Our mission is to provide a broad range of quality financial products and services delivered with best-in-class customer service. We work and lead with integrity, and we celebrate employees who exemplify our values. Come join our team!The Staff Accountant is responsible for helping to build and improve the general ledger and financial reporting processes and transforming the financial closing process to support a rapidly growing and evolving business. This position is also responsible for driving ongoing accounting and financial reporting, will perform various ad-hoc analyses and projects which drive key strategic decisions. Key areas of responsibility include accounts receivable, intangibles, rent, fixed assets, goodwill, loans, accruals, sales and use tax, bank reconciliations, and unclaimed property.Major Responsibilities Update and maintain individual account reconciliations and ensure that accounts tie to the general ledger, that balances are justified, supported, reasonable and properly classified/compliant with GAAP guidelines for financial reporting.Build and maintain detailed and summarized P& L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statements and supporting schedules.Respond to audit, tax, and compliance requests.Research and assist with the build-out of the financial reporting software ERP.Ad-Hoc and miscellaneous accounting/finance projects.Key Competencies Results OrientedFocusedBalance attention to detail with swift executionStrong communication and organization skillsAbility to learn quickly in a fast-paced environmentTeam player with a demonstrated ability to switch between tasks while maintaining focusHunger and drive to learn complex topics and provide meaningful business insightInquisitiveInternal/External InteractionsFinance/Cash ManagementOperations TeamMinimum Qualifications BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar required (CPA preferred).Experience with Microsoft Office, Financial Reporting, and General Ledger accounting software preferred (JD Edwards, Hyperion Essbase, Blackline, Workiva, or similar).Minimum 1-3 years in a General Ledger Accounting or Financial Accounting role, preferably at a high-growth multi-channel retailer, high transactional business, large financial institution.Advanced level Excel skills including experience using VLookups and pivot tables.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the major responsibilities.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop or bend; andtalk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position, days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.M. to 5:00 p.M. This position might require long hours and weekend work.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in some work environments can be moderate.DisclaimerThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.EEO StatementPopulus Financial Group provides an equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Populus Financial Group, Irving , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Irving, Texas

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