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Accountant II in Indianapolis,US at Stericycle

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Under general direction, this position is responsible for Department reporting and preparation of financial accruals and account reconciliations. Safeguards company assets and maintains internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Assist in developing and maintaining department measurements and work on ad-hoc projects, as requested.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Create and maintain Department reports to support Collections, Cash Applications and Invoicing processes. Ensure timely and accurate data is presented. Works with IT as needed to create and/or enhance existing reports.
•Prepare month-end account receivable accruals. Prepare account reconciliations. Create journal entries in the Accounting system for month-end close. Works with others to resolve discrepancies and communicates results to management. Calculate monthly DSO for Northbrook office.
•Coordinates providing internal/external auditors with monthly/quarterly/annual information. Ensures that all information is validated to the general ledger or accounts receivable. Manages audit requests within FSS to provide requested data.
•Review variance in the GL accounts related to billing issues and works with Corporate Accounting and other areas to provide timely resolution.
•Review and approves reconciliations prepared by other teams. Assist with training as needed.
•Assist with adhoc projects and/or reports as they arise and perform other related duties as needed. .

Job Requirements

Education equivalent to BA, BS Degree in Finance/Accounting. Masters in Accounting/MBA/CPA is strongly preferred. Or the equivalent in work related experience, demonstrating knowledge of the month-end closing process, general ledger accounts, and financial statements.
Demonstrates strong knowledge of Sequel Server (SQL) or other company supported report writers.
Two or more years of accounting experience required, demonstrating general accounting principles and practices. Experience in a team lead/senior role is a plus.
Demonstrates an understanding of GAAP and demonstrates the ability to proficiently interpret, apply and explain GAAP to others. Demonstrates a general knowledge of basic accounting process flows and concepts.
Demonstrates the ability to maintain accurate financial records and prepare clear and accurate reports.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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