Staff Accountant in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/6/2020

Job Description

The Staff Accountant applies accounting principles to analyze financial data, prepare journal entries, and prepare account reconciliations. The Staff Accountant will work as a key member of the corporate accounting team. This role requires analytical thinking and attention to detail.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries including recording month-end accruals, allocations, amortizations, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain account reconciliations
  • Prepare cash forecast weekly and assist in preparing annual budgets
  • Prepare and distribute weekly franchise accounts receivable reports to franchise owners and maintain accurate records for franchise A/R through billing and accruals
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting package for subsidiary including writing explanations of significant variances and fluctuations
  • Complete special projects as needed
  • Assist with various audit procedures
  • Analyze data integrity, perform analytical procedures, and report findings to management

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Previous accounting experience preferred
  • Experience working with larger accounting systems a plus (i.e. Lawson, Oracle)
  • Detail oriented and comfortable analyzing large volumes of data
  • Demonstrated research and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills a must

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
  • Ability to function in a team or as an individual contributor
  • Ability to adapt to changes in work environment and assignments
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems
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