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Sr Accountant in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID:18004137

Job Overview: 

The Senior Accountant candidate will be focused on compiling, reviewing, and delivering accurate monthly financial reporting through collaboration with operations and engineering workgroups.  The ideal candidate will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to provide variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, and ad hoc data requests.  


  • Function as a contributing and effective member of the Accounting/Finance organization
  • Analyzing and reporting on monthly financial statement variances, including collaboration with billing, order entry, and sales to ensure financial results are accurately presented
  • Ensure compliance with and assist in documentation of GAAP and SOX controls
  • Proactively seek opportunities to identify inefficiencies, research/analyze data, and create solution alternatives
  • Establishes effective professional business relationships with all levels of management
  • Monthly reconciliation of inventory balances
  • Annual travel for year-end physical counts at warehouses and central offices
  • Bi-Annual travel for truck and central office counts

Preferred Skills/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
    • 3-5 years of supervisor experience in related field
    • Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint) and experience in JD Edwards, Oracle and Strategy is desirable.
    • The successful candidate will be inquisitive, take initiative, and have a solid understanding of accounting principles and internal controls. 
    • Position requires strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. 
    • Solid organization and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and workflow 
    • Commitments to excellence and high standards
    • CPA preferred, or other demonstration of ongoing career development

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:

    College degree in Accounting and/or Finance and 3-5 years professional level experience with 1+ years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 1+ years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; 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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