Intermediate Accountant

Employer
American Tire Distributors
Location
Huntersville, North Carolina
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 05, 2024
Ref
2741915460
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD's coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies.

Position Description:
Reporting to a Director of Accounting, the Intermediate Accountant assists in preparation of the company's monthly financial statements, including routine accounting entries, and ensures proper reconciliation of general ledger accounts to assist in delivering timely and accurate financial data and statements to senior management and external and internal auditors. The role also helps facilitate quarterly reviews and annual year-end audits by external auditors as well as the internal audit team. The Intermediate Accountant is responsible for the accounting of bank reconciliations, GL account reconciliations, monthly journal entries, and monthly and quarterly reports as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Controls & Compliance Management
  • Prepare and load monthly/quarterly journal entries into Oracle.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for multiple accounts.
  • Maintain reconciliations and amortization of certain prepaid expenses and related journal entries.
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Ensure proper reconciliation of general ledger accounts by creating monthly reconciliations including review/development of account support / propose corrections & adjustments.
  • Perform balance sheet account analysis and other analytical procedures as needed
  • Perform daily and monthly tasks related to employee management in Oracle from our HR system of record
  • Perform tasks related to the calculation of commissions and partnering with the Sales and Comp teams
  • Assist in delivering timely and accurate financial data/statements to senior management and external/internal auditors.
  • Assist with the recording of judgmental reserves & estimates, account eliminations, and normal/routine accounting entries.
  • Help facilitate quarterly reviews and annual year-end audit by external auditors and internal audit team.
  • Help facilitate timely and accurate ad hoc reporting requirements including governmental census requirements, miscellaneous information requests from senior management and other functional departments/distribution centers.
  • Assist in the development and continued performance of a proper internal control environment around the general ledger function.

Process Improvement
  • Support the development of process improvements to ensure accurate and appropriate information, tools, and process frameworks are in place.


Direct Report Position Title(s)

  • None


Qualifications

Required
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (Accounting, Business Administration, or related discipline)
  • Experience: 3 years of experience in accounting/financial reporting, and preparation of financial statements

Preferred
  • Strong Excel skills and experience accounting and reporting and analysis of data in large ERP systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, etc.)


Candidate Skills and Competencies

Technical
  • Professional Accounting Standards, Requirements, and Procedures Understanding and Compliance
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures related to the business (e.g. GAAP).
    • Abide and apply professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures when dealing with financial transactions or statements, ensuring all required documentation and information is provided.
  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the organization's accounting policies
    • Comply with organizational regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Financial Accounting
    • Assist to develop financial statements that are fully complete, accurate, and delivered in a timely manner.
    • Execute complex activities that support general accounting.
  • Management Accounting
    • Assist in the analysis of internal performance related to profitability and performance.
    • Exhibit knowledge of the organization's performance measurements, responsibility centers, and the objectives of different responsibility centers.
    • Create basic management information reports.
    • Support the analysis of internal financial statements, specifically focusing on the key performance indicators (KPIs) or ratios for the industry.
  • Internal Control
    • Recognize the need for internal controls, such as duties conflict segregation, user access, and data integrity controls, and abide by the relevant organizational policies.
    • Act in a manner to prevent error and fraud issues.
  • Financial Planning
    • Gather information pertinent to the budgeting process and analyze validity of inputs.
    • Identify discrepancies between actual and budgeted spending.
    • Aware of the organization's financial goals in the short and long term.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of metrics and how to find related data.
    • Identify appropriate metrics to assess initiatives and processes.
    • Communicate the rationale behind the collection and use of metrics.
    • Leverage basic tools to generate quality data.
    • Draw insight from basic metrics and share with clients.


Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use keyboards or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to office conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person. All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

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Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R28623