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Accountant

Elk Grove, CA

Description

The Accountant will perform a variety of accounting functions while providing excellent internal and external customer service by treating them fairly and responding to them in a timely manner. This position will assist with a variety of general accounting duties, including but not limited to, the maintenance of Slakey’s accounting records, documentation and coding of the general ledger. Duties and Responsibilities: (may perform one or more of the following) ACCOUNTING: -Assist with maintaining Slakey’s accounting records and ensuring proper accounting and coding of the general ledger and maintaining appropriate supporting documentation - Assist in the preparation of Slakey’s monthly and annual financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows) -Completes monthly and quarterly general ledger reconciliations and researches any variance -Assist in applicable state and local tax filings (excise, sales, property, etc. -Assist with Debit Memo and Freight Claim processing, tracking, reporting, and monitoring their resolution to ensure Slakey collects all amounts due -Continually assist with financial and operational reporting enhancements -Perform daily reconciliation of banking activity with Slakey’s financial records including reconciliation of benefit plan payments and funding requests. Bring any unusual items to the Controller’s attention -Prepare executive and departmental management reports and assist in research as needed -Assist with Slakey’s Fixed Asset accounting, including obtaining appropriate approvals for purchases, tracking quotes price versus actual price, and perform monthly depreciation accounting tasks -Track and report Slakey’s charitable donations and maintain required file of formal acknowledgement by qualified charity ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT SUPPORT: -Assist with managing Slakey’s COOP expense claim process to ensure prompt and accurate filing and subsequent collection from vendors -Coordinate efforts to maintain Accounting Department SOP’s and post to slakeyteam.com as well as actively work on the Accounting Department’s process improvement efforts -Assist in Accounting Department report preparation activities -Perform requested analysis or investigation of account activity or unusual items

Education/Experience/Skills

  • Four-year degree required
  • CPA certificate preferred
  • Functional knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details and meet deadlines with 100% accuracy in a multi-task environment
  • Customer service-oriented approach, responds to requests with a sense of urgency
  • Proactive, self-motivated, able to recognize issues and resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Strong people skills, recognizes when to use formal or informal approach, not easily intimidated, accessible, ability to say “no” in a firm but polite manner
  • Willing to “think out of the box” and identify process improvement opportunities
  • High degree of honesty, ethics and integrity with prior work experience handling confidential information preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), particularly Excel
  • Works effectively in a Team environment
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Able to work sitting or standing and to move freely throughout the facility
  • Able to lift and carry equipment and supplies on a frequent basis

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our team members enjoy excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
Benefits include health care coverage, LTD, 401k Profit Sharing Retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick leave.
Come join our successful team!
Slakey is an equal opportunity employer.

Tips for the Application Process

  • May take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete
  • In order to expedite the process please prepare these items prior to starting the application
    • Past Employment information including list of job duties and contact info
    • List of 3 references with contact information
    • Education background information