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Accountant II - Lease

at GM Financial

Posted: 4/29/2019
Job Reference #: 34919

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Fort Worth
    Requisition ID
    2019-34919
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Accounting / Finance / Treasury
  • Overview

    ?The Accountant II prepares journal entries, difficult and involved reconciliations, researches exceptions, and analyzes trends and costs to validate results. This team member relies on several years of experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of job functions and closing activities. The Accountant II works under limited supervision and interacts with other departments and/or external parties when necessary.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Prepare and input complex journal entries
    • Reconcile General Ledger accounts to insure balances are reported accurately in the financial statements
    • Calculate and validate accruals
    • Work with other departments to research exceptions and variances
    • Prepare monthly management reports and analysis, which includes ad-hoc, one-time requests
    • Assist with documentation to insure compliance with Sarbanes/Oxley requirements
    • Research, document and resolve reconciling items, which requires problem solving capabilities
    • Prepare external and internal audit schedules
    • Consistently question unusual / non-routine transactions and account balance variances
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Conform with all corporate policies and procedures

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Knowledge of database query tools (eg SQL, SAS, and Cognos Analytics)
    • Strong background with automated accounting/financial systems
    • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Working knowledge of account reconciliations
    • Working knowledge of the accounts payable process
    • Working knowledge of financial statements

    Skills

    • Ability to multi-task and work independently
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel
    • Advanced skills in creating ad hoc queries/data mining and reporting
    • Detailed oriented
    • Experience with financial reporting tools and database query tools
    • Good leadership skills
    • Possess the skills necessary to operate various office equipment
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Perform analysis on monthly financial statements and also on complex transactions

    Additional Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • Microsoft Office – Outlook and Excel
    • Experience using SQL and SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) strongly preferred
    • Strong time management skills
    • Be able to handle tight / strict deadlines

    Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree or years of progressive experience in a true Accounting role (not Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable) required

    Experience

    • 3-5 years experience in an accounting department and working with a general ledger/financial statements;must understand how different departments and transactions can affect the general ledger required

    Licenses

    • ?Not required

    Working Conditions

    • Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required
    • Subject to stressful situations
    • Normal office environment
    • Fast-paced office environment
    • Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers
    • Work a flexible schedule including extended business hours, weekends and holidays
    • Work additional hours based on production demands requiring mandatory overtime
    • Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours
    • Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems
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