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Staff Accountant

American Management Association
Saranac Lake, New York, United States
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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American Management AssociationStaff AccountantUS-NY-Saranac LakeJob ID: 2024-1900Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: Finance - Financial ReportingFINANCE, FINANCIAL REPOverviewAmerican Management Association is looking for a Staff Accountant, who will provide professional accounting support to all levels within AMA in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Collaborate with Finance department to provide information and analyses that support senior management in controlling the financial, planning, reporting and administrative functions of the organization. ResponsibilitiesProvide financial support for AMA's corporate business units, including preparation of month-end accruals and analyses, forecast projections and annual budgets.Prepare management reports during month-end close, monthly forecast cycle, quarterly Board of Trustees meetings, annual Budget cycle, and annual audit, as well as on an ad hoc basis.Input and analyze monthly financial data received from AMA's foreign affiliates for inclusion in consolidated reports. Communicate discrepancies and research variances to budget.Monitor and invoice AMA's foreign licensees for royalties and track compliance to minimum payment schedules. Collaborate with colleagues to reconcile inventory items requested by licensees and issue invoicing as needed.Compile general ledger transactions posted to intercompany accounts into debit memos and distribute to foreign affiliates at month-end.Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analyses and create journal entries in accordance with US GAAP.Integrate financial data from external sources into AMA's financial systems.Analyze and reconcile all of AMA's bank, investment, and credit card accounts against statements received from external financial institutions. Research and correct all discrepancies as they arise. Serve as subject matter expert for Bank Reconciliation module in Great Plains.Create ad-hoc reporting and support special projects as requested.Possess in-depth knowledge of Chart of Accounts and all associated controls.Author and maintain procedure and process documentation for key functions.Support and provide backup for departmental functions performed by other staff members.Perform other related duties.QualificationsBA/BS degree in business, major in Accounting preferredReal-life accounting or finance experience desirableTechnology skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and personal computers required; Familiarity with Great Plains preferredAbility to work in a fast-paced environment while multitasking and maintaining accuracyMust possess analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to perform in cross-functional team environmentAbility to communicate effectively both written and verbalReliability and strong work ethicAbility to prioritize and meet deadlinesSome creativity is requiredRelies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform tasksWorks under general supervisionMore about American Management Association: AMA's approach to improving performance combines experiential learning-learning through doing-with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one's career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including classroom and virtual seminars, webcasts, webinars, corporate and government solutions, and research. Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one. An EEO/AA Employer, M/F/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans - an ADA compliance organizationCompensation details: 50000-62000 Yearly SalaryPIbbdafbb1e90d-25660-34343755

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