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Sr Staff Accountant-Full-Service

Employer
Discount Tire
Location
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

Under minimal supervision, analyzes the company's financial records to ensure financial compliance. Responsible for executing a variety of financial procedures, including month-end and year-end closings, reviewing accounts payable and receivable postings, understanding of retail tax calculations, bank reconciliations, general ledger reviews.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Expert knowledge of Accounting Principles and familiarity with GAAP.
* Interpret company financial policies and protocols.
* Solid understanding of Accounts Payables & Accounts Receivable processing.
* Advanced financial analysis skills including ability to create complex spreadsheets.
* Review and analyzes of general ledger accounts for accuracy and consistency with strong attention to detail.
* Advised and initiates general ledger accruals and adjusting entries.
* Resolves and responds to escalated complex accounting and financial questions.
* Reconciles electronic and manual bank statements.
* Reconciles credit card transactions, research discrepancies and chargebacks, resolve customer payment issues.
* Solid understanding of the application of Sales and Use Tax in a retail environment.
* Assisting with annual Audit preparations.
* Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance
* Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs and processes.
* Updates personal job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
* Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
* Documenting and monitoring internal controls.
* Implements process improvements.
* Training and mentoring junior staff.
* Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

* This position requires a minimum of five years of accounting or finance experience required.
* Previous accounting experience in a retail environment is beneficial, Automotive experience beneficial.
* Previous general ledger experience using Quickbooks highly desired, ERP experience beneficial.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
* Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, including skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are required.
* Ability to design and build spreadsheets is required.
* The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines and present a professional demeanor is essential.
* Ability to work independently and in a team, multi-task, and manage multiple projects to meet various deadlines simultaneously is required.
* Customer service skills, including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude are essential.
* Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect, and upholding Company values are key attributes. In addition, organizational and problem-solving skills, a can-do attitude, and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required. Master's in Accounting is beneficial.

Discount Tire provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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