Accountant I/II in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:21000051

“Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.”

About the Role:

The Property Accountant will be focused primarily on maintaining fixed asset records through capital job closings into the ledger and preparation of prepaid maintenance schedules and recons.  The employee will also have other responsibilities such as process review and documentation and asset retirement projects. The Accountant will also manage the preparation of monthly recons and variance analysis, support external and internal audit requests, query and reporting development, and other special projects.   

What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain and improve relationships with Operations and Engineering contacts.
  • Work closely with IT to develop asset and variance queries and reporting capabilities.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • SME on prepaid agreements and maintaining prepaid expense reconciliation.
  • Perform monthly variance analysis for Engineering and Enterprise groups.
  • Simplify and interpret mass amounts of data into summarized formats for discussion.
  • You will report to the Staff Manager - Finance.

Job Requirements

Do You Have:

  • College degree in Accounting and/or Finance and 1-3 years professional level experience.
  • 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 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.

Even Better:

  • CPA Certification
  • 5 years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience.

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan

About US:

Windstream Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advance network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.