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Accountant I/II in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID:19000307

The ideal Property Accountant candidate will be focused primarily on maintaining fixed asset records through capital job closings into the ledger and preparation of prepaid maintenance schedules and recons.  This candidate will also have other responsibilities such as process review and documentation, asset retirement projects, maintaining a positive relationship with Engineering and Operations contacts, preparation of monthly recons and variance analysis, external and internal audit liaison, query and reporting development, and other special projects.  


  • Maintain and improve relationships with Operations and Engineering contacts
  • Work closely with IT to develop asset and variance queries and reporting capabilities
  • SME on prepaid agreements and maintaining prepaid expense reconciliation
  • Perform monthly variance analysis for Engineering, Network, and Operations groups
  • Work with external and internal auditors to provide timely support
  • Assist with M&A project plan
  • Assist with implementation of new leasing standard for facility and network leases
  • Simplify and interpret mass amounts of data into summarized formats for discussion
  • Strong understanding and experience with application of accounting theory
  • Knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls including accounts payable, fixed assets, procurement, property tax, and inventory
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting application
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Access, and JDEdwards
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, and management, to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
  • Proactive, flexible, independent, inquisitive, and enthusiastic
  • CPA preferred

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:College degree in Accounting and/or Finance and 1-3 years professional level experience; or 5+ years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.


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