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Sr Accountant in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:19001044

The Senior Accountant position oversees the compilation and analysis of Retail Revenue including but not limited to:

  • Oversee the preparation of Bad Debt calculations for multiple billing systems.

  • Oversee the journalizing of the MARS billing system into the general ledger.

  • Oversee the preparation of General Ledger entries and reconciliations as required for a timely month-end close.

  • Oversee the preparation and presentation of balance sheet and income statement results and associated analysis.

  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including resolution of outstanding items.

  • Assist in coordination of the internal and external audit process.

  • Assist in the documentation and monitoring of internal controls

  • Assist with special projects


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and basic knowledge of accounting functions and internal controls.

  • Intermediate knowledge of GAAP and ability to research and resolve accounting application

  • Strong analytical and auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile account balances.

  • Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint) and experience in JD Edwards, Strategy, and Essbase.

  • The successful candidate will be inquisitive, take initiative, able to work under pressure 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. 

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and auditors

  • Solid problem solving skills and attention to detail 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proactive and ability to work effectively with limited supervision  

  • Commitments to excellence and high standards

  • Overtime required

  • CPA a plus, but not required


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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