Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-CO-Broomfield
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/10/2020 1:23 PM)
ID
2020-2311
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the daily accounting functions including accounts payable, journal entries, cash clearing, fixed assets, and reconciliations; ad hoc requests from management and other special projects including mergers and acquisitions, integrations, and implementations. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing accounting and control processes for Peak as well as its Operating Companies following general accounting principles, theories and concepts and Company policies and procedures to meet Corporate objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Perform full cycle of Accounts Payable including processing vendor invoices, allocating expenses across multiple entities, calculating and paying use tax, processing check and ACH payments, reconciling to vendor statements, reconcile cash accounts daily, and reconcile payables subledger.
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed asset subledger, process monthly depreciation, prepare property tax returns, and ensure additions are appropriately capitalized in accordance with policies.
  • Assist with the centralized procurement process for Operating Company fixed asset or leased asset additions. This includes compilation of necessary information for the Operating Company to capitalize the fixed asset in accordance with company policies and coordinating payment with Fleet managers.
  • Manages various aspects of the general ledger including (but not limited to) operating expenses, accruals, cash, fixed assets, leases, and accounts payable ensuring the company financial records are kept in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Responsible for all general ledger activity in assigned areas, including but not limited to reviewing account reconciliations, knowledge of account balances, and documentation according to company policies.
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, primarily intercompany accounts
  • Own the monthly balance sheet review process and manage the timely resolution of discrepancies
  • Collaborate with other service lines and Operating Company personnel to create process efficiencies and standardizations across the platform.
  • Document and maintain Company accounting policies and procedures
  • Review, identify and implement process improvements for increased efficiencies
  • Identify internal control concerns and partner with other internal groups to mitigate control weaknesses
  • Assist with the annual audit effort; ensure that it is completed accurately and timely
  • Work with individual Operating Companies to resolve matters related to their business
  • Complete ad-hoc analysis and projects supporting the Controller and Accounting Manager as required
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of general accounting experience
  • Competency using large-scale ERP/Accounting systems.
  • Self-motivated individual with strong analytical, administrative and organizational skills in order to meet deadlines as well as strong attention to detail and ability to see the big picture
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills: determine appropriate actions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; effectively converse with all levels of the company
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), with advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Professional integrity and accountability
  • Work in fast-paced collaborative environment

 

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Vista experience preferred

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