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Financial Accountant

American Laboratories, Inc Omaha, NE

Job Description

Financial Accountant Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled, experienced financial accountant to join our growing team. If you have an analytical mind, a knack for numbers, and a talent for communicating complex concepts to non-mathematical colleagues, you could be an ideal candidate for this job.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions
  • Assess the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and accounting records
  • Create and maintain a chart of accounts
  • Establish well-documented systems for recordkeeping and accounting
  • Research financial variances and irregularities
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and financial statements
  • Develop budgets and compare actual costs to estimated costs
  • Regularly update management regarding the financial status of the company
  • Conduct internal audits of the organization’s financial and accounting records
  • Analyze business operations, financial commitments, costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses
  • Provide suggestions and feedback to management regarding budget forecasts, and resource utilization
  • Supervise and direct the work activities of accounting and bookkeeping personnel
  • Ensure compliance with accounting and finance standards, best practices, and government regulations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Prior experience as a staff accountant with a strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Competent in the use of accounting software
  • Ability to use logic, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
  • Capable of completing intricate tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Confident communicator in both written and spoken language
  • Detail and deadline-oriented

Job Details

Date Posted September 6, 2017
Date Closes October 6, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 13-2011.01 Accountants
Zipcode 68127
Name Human Resources
Address 9834 M Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68127
Phone 402-858-2612