Accountant - #7929463
TIme Warner Cable
Posting Job Description
The Accountant is responsible for reconciling general ledger accounts and preparation of journal entries in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The Accountant must also perform an analysis of assigned accounts in order to provide management with timely and accruate information to support business decisions. This position interacts with payroll processing, payroll tax, payroll systems, as well as other accounting departments.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares journal entries for month-end close and prepares account reconciliations. Analyze and determine corrections to be made.
Utilizes software applications to compile, retrieve, and summarize accounting information for analysis and reporting purposes. Review data variances and be prepared to present the results to supervisor.
Provide insight into the variances including communicating with other personnel in and outside of accounting, and supporting the audit process
Performs duties in compliance with GAAP, company and department policies and procedures, internal controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
Prepares work papers and ad hoc reporting requests, other analysis, and special projects in a clear and concise manner in accordance with management and external audit requirements.
Perform other duties as requested for supervisor
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively with employees, customers and suppliers in a straight forward and professional manner
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to work with moderate supervision while providing quality service and accuracy
Actively participates in meetings and be receptive to new ideas and opinions
Attention to detail and ability to problem solve
Knowledge and understanding of account reconciliations and journal entries
Must display professional attitude towards achieving results for the team
Strong proficiency in MS Office, specifically MS Excel including pivot tables and vlookups
Must be able to work flexible hours, including hours beyond the normal work week when required
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent experience
Related Work Experience
2-4 years of General ledger Accounting work experience
1-3 years of Account reconciliation and journal entry experience