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Accountant II

Advisor Group Phoenix, AZ
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Staff Accountant II


Location(s):               20 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix AZ 85012 

12325 Port Grace Boulevard, La Vista, NE 68128

7755 3rd Street North, Oakdale, MN 55128

Summary:

The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting Advisor Group's Accounting function, which broadly encompasses the monthly close process, strong understanding of US GAAP, and maintaining controls over financial reporting.  In this capacity, the Staff Accountant will play a key role in various accounting efforts within the group while developing and managing relationships with leaders and stakeholders within various business units.

Responsibilities:

  • Integral in the month-end close process
  • Prepares monthly journal entries and monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information
  • Monitors activity of various accounts (including variance analyses) and advise decision makers on appropriate course of action
  • Maintains and improves the controls around financial reporting
  • Assists with implementation of new tools and systems
  • Helps to improve current accounting processes through process improvement and/or automation
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with colleagues across business
  • All other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum 3.2 GPA is required
  • 2-4 years of experience in Mid-Large Corporate GL Accounting or 2 years of experience in Public Accounting

Basic Requirements:

  • Strong analytical, quantitative and financial accounting skills
  • Advanced in the use of MS Office: Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail and able to detect errors
  • Must be a self-starter, critical thinker, good listener, and ability to work under pressure
  • Comfortable working within an entrepreneurial, "roll-up your sleeves" environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with a customer service mentality 
  • Understanding of GAAP Accounting Standards
  • Experience with preparation of journal entries and reconciliations
  • Strong problem-solving skills and capable of research to solve complex scenarios
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Date Closes August 30, 2022
Requisition R0002131
Address 20 E Thomas Rd #2000
Located In Phoenix, AZ
Work At Phoenix
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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