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SR ACCOUNTANT

Employer
General Logistics Systems US, Inc.
Location
AZ, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About GLS:

General Logistics Systems US, Inc is an established provider of time-critical package and freight shipping solutions that has been operating in more than 40 countries across Europe for over 30 years, generating annual revenue totaling well above $4 billion.

We've taken our unique but proven business model stateside, where we intend to shake up the market with a truly combined express parcel, premier less-than-truckload (LTL), dedicated and freight brokerage offering that's faster and more flexible than our competitors'.

We passionately believe that our success depends on our customers' success, which informs the 'why' and 'how' of everything we do. At this pivotal stage in our growth journey, we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us build a new kind of logistics company...one that makes customers' lives easier and plays an active role in their achievements.

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to join GLS-US and keep an eye out for future openings as we expand!

Position Summary

The Sr. Accountant will primarily be assisting the Finance Department with the month-end close process, insurance and completing ad-hoc projects as needed. Our ideal candidate will possess outstanding levels of attention to detail and great organizational and analytic skills. The ideal candidate will have a successful history of preparing journals entries, completing fluctuation review, and reconciling accounts. A good foundation in understanding operational accounts will be a key indicator of success for the person in this role.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Integral role in month end close, including preparation of various journal entries, monthly accruals, and related reports.
Prepare account analysis, accrual calculations, allocations and other related schedules.
Analyze various financial reports for accuracy and consistency.
Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations for assigned accounts. Ability to follow-up on identified issues is a key to success.
Assist with monthly internal financial statement review.
Assist with yearly audits and budgeting.
Comply with existing accounting procedures.
Work on special financial analysis projects as required.
Functions as a team member to work cooperatively with others to achieve assignment goals and objectives.
Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

Qualifications:

BS in Accounting/Finance with related experience or at least 3 years of progressive accounting experience required.
In-depth knowledge of basic accounting skills, including AP, AR and GL.
Outstanding analytical skills, strong attention to detail and exemplary organizational skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interaction with all levels of personnel.
Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Dynamics experience a plus!
Mitigate and solve time sensitive issues.
Demonstrate skills to balance multiple projects, meet deadlines and communicate effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and understanding of MS Office Suite (especially excel) and industry systems.
Prior transportation and delivery service experience a plus.
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary.

EEO Commitment:

General Logistics Systems US, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and is always committed to doing what's right.

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