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Staff Accountant

Company: Referral Staffing Solutions
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Staff AccountantAre you interested in joining a dynamic team of Accounting Professionals to grow your accounting skillset and learn about the multiple various functions in that department? Our client, the 2nd largest food distributor in the USA, is ready to add a Staff Accountant to their team in La Crosse, WI. The Staff Accountant will be a member of our Accounting and Finance department and will be exposed to all aspects of the business through the rotational program. The rotational program offers experiential learning and mentorship opportunities with the ultimate goal of development within the company. This position will also provide an excellent opportunity to gain exposure and grow within the organization.Staff Accountant - Duties and Requirements:Duties/Responsibilities:Responsible for assisting with daily and monthly finance/accounting activities. This may include the functions listed below in the following departments:

  • General Ledger Department
    • Prepare and assist with journal entry processing, reconciliation, and analysis of general ledger accounts.
    • Assists with external and internal audit requests as needed.
    • Assist with month/year-end processes.
    • Financial Planning and Analysis Department
      • Act as a subject matter expert regarding the company s street pricing tools, business intelligence tools, and contract pricing tools.
      • Review monthly financial statements.
      • Prepare year-end budgets for various departments.
      • Review and analyze customers, products, and routes to identify potential profit areas.
      • Creating action plans with divisional leadership, including the Division President, Director of Sales, Procurement, and Operations, to eliminate margin erosion.
      • Accurate and timely analysis of margin trends.
      • Credit Department
        • Ensure efficient collection of outstanding Accounts Receivable.
        • Assist in the due diligence process relevant to credit approvals on new and existing customers.
        • Timely and efficient collection in accordance with established company policy and procedures to reduce loss exposure.
        • Other projects or duties as assigned.Staff Accountant Education and Experience:
          • BS in Accounting or Finance with a required minimum GPA of 3.0
          • 0-4 years of experience
          • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with customers and internal staff.
          • Must present a highly professional image and attitude.
          • Highly organized, detail orientated, and capable of multi-tasking.
          • Self-motivated individual with great initiative and ability to work independently.
          • Strong work ethic and the ability to meet deadlines.
          • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
          • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.Staff Accountant - Benefits through our client, after being hired on:
            • Competitive Wages + Incentive
            • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
            • Flexible Spending Account
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • Life Insurance
            • AD&D Insurance
            • Short and Long Term Disability
            • 401 K Plan
            • Paid Time Off and Holiday PayReferral Staffing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Reliable transportation and good attendance are required.** Other job titles for this position include: Accounting Assistant, Accountant, CPA, Certified Public Accountant, and Managing Accountant**

Keywords: Referral Staffing Solutions, La Crosse , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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