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11551 E 45th Ave Suite A at 45th and Peoria

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compensation: Competitive Wage, Full Benefits, and a Bonus Program!
employment type: full-time

Western Paper

The Opportunity - Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

Western Paper has a rare opening for a Senior Accountant specializing in Financial Reporting.  In this role you will be responsible for reconciling general ledger accounts, performing month-end close activities and producing company financial statements.  This position is for a self-starter who understands debits and credits, the importance of reconciliations and has a financial background to review, dissect and analyze data and trends. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • GL Accounting. 
    • Maintain all accounts
    • Reconcile to sub-ledgers
  • Reconciliations
  • Month-end close process
    • Recording transactions from secondary systems into the general ledger.
    • Post closing entries.
    • Review for errors / corrections
    • Prepare monthly schedules and reports
    • Variation / opportunity analysis
  • Treasury Reporting
  • Financial analysis

Secondary Job Responsibilities:

  • Payroll backup
  • Sales tax backup and knowledge resource
  • Assist with income tax reporting
  • Assist with annual compilations 
  • AP processing 
  • Unclaimed property processing 
  • Process development and improvement 

We are seeking candidates with the following:

Experience

  • 3-5 years for experience in GL accounting and reconciliations.
  • Experience in Treasury Management preferred
  • Experience with inventory / distribution a plus

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.

Certifications

  • CPA or CMA a preferred.

Deliverables you will be responsible for:

  • Accurately post GL transactions.
  • Reconcile all accounts monthly - independently
  • Perform month end close
  • Perform initial review
  • Publish financial statements
  • Perform financial analysis
  • Provide weekly treasury reporting.

Transferable Skills required for the Position:

  • GAAP
  • Tax Knowledge
  • Fixed assets
  • Sales tax knowledge
  • Independent work (part of a team but most work is done independent of others on the team)
  • Ability to prioritize and plan weekly activities to hit deliverables.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills
    • One-on-one meetings to communicate findings from analysis
    • Clear communication with outside parties (Outside vendors, CPA firm, Customers, etc.)
    • Clear and concise written communication.
  • Secondary
    • Ability to teach / coach AP and Cash Posting staff in proper methods and answer process questions.   Provide feedback and training in a professional manner.
    • Report generation (Crystal reports or other reporting package experience)

 

If hired, you're going to love working at Western Paper because you will:

  • Help "build."  You'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the organization.
  • Experience a sense of empowerment! You're always encouraged to solve problems, contribute ideas and implement them to make a difference.
  • Have an incredible opportunity to develop new business skills.You'll acquire practical, professional, and entrepreneurial experience.
  • Enjoy the friendly workplace atmosphere. You'll quickly become friends with teammates!
  • Feel a sense of pride. There's job security in knowing you're part of a proven, stable company that's growing!
  • Be motivated by the team's strong work ethic. Our crew is eager to excel at providing customers and teammates a superior experience.
  • Find our leadership to be down to earth. They're accessible, caring and truly seek to inspire success

To learn more about this type of position at Western Paper, visit http://www.western-paper.com/office/

The Company--WESTERN PAPER DISTRIBUTORS

Western Paper Distributors is a thriving, award-winning supplier of cleaning supplies and equipment, food service packaging, laundry and warewash solutions. As a family-owned business for more than 40 years, we've built a stable and unique business where growth and promotion opportunities abound. Discover our spirit of employee development and promotion at www.western-paper.com/success-stories/

At Western Paper, colleagues become caring friends and team members are empowered to strategically solve problems, deliver results and make a difference.

We're growing fast because of our exceptional commitment to customer service and our remarkable relationships (and buying power) with the nation's leading product manufacturers. But it's the people--not the products--that make Western Paper such a rewarding and challenging place to work. We're a proud member/owner of Network Services Company, a $15 billion national organization--and a proven contributor to the local communities we work in. We recognize that anyone can deliver supplies, but nobody can provide the same relationship-based consulting, training, and unprecedented dedication to service that make Western Paper our customers' preferred provider. We support our team members with a competitive compensation package that includes a variety of benefits. To learn more visit www.western-paper.com/benefits/

If you're ready to advance your career, contribute to a team of some of the smartest, friendliest folks around and make a positive impact on people and the businesses they run...we're here to help! Get to know us better by visiting www.western-paper.com/get-to-know-us/

Western Paper

*We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

**Local candidates preferred.**

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