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General Ledger Accountant
McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff | Bedford, Ohio
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Job Description

The General Ledger Accountant position of McCarthy Burgess and Wolff (MB&W) is responsible for ensuring that transactions of a business have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect the company's accounting process.

  • Assist with monthly financial statements and reports
  • Analyze and explain variances in the financial results as compared to prior periods
  • Assist with monthly journal entries and related supporting documentation
  • Ensure accounting records are in accordance with Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Month-end and year-end closing
  • Monthly expense variance analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of other reports provided to management
  • Assist with year-end audits preparation and financial analysis
  • Communicate frequently with management to report accounting or other issues that may impact the timeliness and/or reliability of financial results
  • Evaluate financial processes and provide recommendations to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Reads, comprehends and adheres to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).
  • Reads, comprehends and adheres to any and all applicable International Organization for Standardization policies (ISO).

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge: Must have 2-5 years experience with general ledger accounting. Must be good with Microsoft Office programs but advanced with excel and excellent communication skills.
  • Experience: At least 2+ years experience in the accounting field and a Bachelors Degree is required.
  • Skills/Aptitudes: Organized and detail oriented with the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multifaceted and works well under pressure. Proven analytical and critical thinking skills. Problem-solving and follow-through skills, and ability to work independently, lead teams and interact with various levels of management. Good computer skills and proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software programs are required.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to prioritize conflicting demands, take initiative, work proactively and be resourceful; outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse set of personalities and a strong client focus; and self-starter with a desire to grow/learn. Proven ability to lead, teach, and persuade others while interacting effectively in difficult situations.


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