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Staff Accountant

Location: Irving, Texas
Job # 10437511
Date Posted: 02-16-2018
Corporate headquarters for leading construction materials company seeks to add an Entry Level Staff Accountant. This opportunity is perfect for the accounting professional looking to grow their career with an industry leader. While focusing on providing top notch services to their client base you will also be given the opportunity to be involved in process improvement projects that will stretch your professional growth and abilities. This is a unique opportunity for you to begin your career with a proven leader in the heavy construction materials industry.

Responsibilities:
Financial and operational transaction processing in General Ledger.
Participate in accurate and timely closing of General ledgers on a monthly basis.
Complete balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
Communicate/work with SSC functional areas and plants to research reconciling items.
Prepare and distribute reports and provide analysis/support as needed on a monthly basis.
Complete ad hoc projects.
Respond to questions and issues and communicate responses to operations and other functional areas.
Work closely with other functions within the SSC groups, Corporate, the Regions and local operations to administer standard business processes and participate in implementing a shared services center environment in North America.
Deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high performance culture.
Identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the individual’s area of responsibility.

Ideal Candidate
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
1 year of experience preferred, but open to a recent graduate
Understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles
Experience with bank reconciliation
A proven track record in meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively as part of a team are essential.
Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.
Solid Excel skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.

Other Desired Competencies:
Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.
Internal and external customer and market management.
Performance and result management.
People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).
Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.
Establish trust and relationships.
Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).
Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
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