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  • Accountant/Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-New Berlin
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/24/2018 10:20 AM)
    Job ID
    Finance / Accounting


    The Accountant/Financial Analyst reports to the Finance Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial reporting and financial analysis of multiple companies that report to our publicly-held parent company. This is a unique role that will have both duties of an Accountant and a Financial Analyst.



    •  Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing process; prepare all required journal entries, account reconciliations, financial reporting packages and supporting schedules
    • Follow up on and appropriately resolve reconciling items in a timely manner
    • Collaborate with Procure to Pay, Accounts Receivable, Project Accounting, Business Partners, Financial Systems and Client Services to ensure that transactions are processed correctly
    • Prepare annual budgets and monthly reforecasts for assigned accounts
    • Analyze actual monthly account activity and provide monthly variance explanations against budget/reforecast. Ensure proper resolution and/or explanation of variances.
    • Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
    • Prepare support and schedules for interim and year-end external audit
    • Perform system testing as needed for upgrades or system implementations and report development
    • Assist in researching and resolving accounting, financial, and operations problems/issues
    • Analyze processes for efficiencies and suggest improvements
    • Prepare any requested ad hoc projects or analyses as needed



    • Demonstrated practical knowledge of accounting concepts under US GAAP
    • Basic knowledge of accounting systems, policies and procedures
    • Experience completing basic financial analyses and account reconciliations
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize, meet tight deadlines and work well in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with specific proficiency utilizing Excel
    • Aptitude to quickly learn new systems or processes. Experience using Hyperion, Deltek Costpoint, Cognos, OnBase and BlackLine a plus.
    • Ability to effectively and timely solve problems in a calm professional manner
    • The ability to collaborate well with a diverse team of professionals and staff
    • Excellent communication skills, positive and professional attitude and demonstrated a passion for the role
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
    • Public accounting experience and CPA designation (obtained or working towards) preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years of prior accounting experience in a related position


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