General Ledger Staff Accountant
Company: Idahoan Foods
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the General Ledger Accountant is to apply the principles of accounting to analyze financial information, reconcile accounts, create adjustments, and prepare financial reports. Principal Accountabilities: 1. Journal Entries: Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as receivables, payables, and the general ledger. Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules. 2. Reconciles Accounts: Reconciles cash and other balance sheet accounts as part of the month, quarter and year-end processes. 3. Transaction Processing and Approval: Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits. 4. Compliance: Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, IRS regulations and company procedures. 5. Data Integrity: Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. 6. Recommendations: Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures. Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization's accounting operation. 7. Data Collection: Assists in collecting appropriate data and in preparing audit information, internal control procedures& policies, government censuses, and tax returns. Alignment with Core Values of the Company --- Respect& Value Our People --- Stay in Front of Change While Reducing Costs --- Delight our Customers --- Food Quality& Safety Qualifications/Required Skills of the Position: Education and/or Experience This position requires a bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college and one to three years of experience in related work. Language Skills Effectively reads, comprehends, and composes simple to complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Effectively communicates verbally and in writing. Interpersonal Skills Team player, flexible and accepts changing assignments and accountabilities. Reasoning Ability Demonstrates the self-confidence and maturity to make decisions and solve problems with minimal direction. Organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Possesses strong analytical, quantitative, communication, problem solving, and technical skills. Has the ability to creatively apply experience and common sense to a variety of situations. Computer Skills Proficient is using Microsoft applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with ERP systems is desirable. Work Environment The work environment is a traditional office.
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