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General Accountant

companyEmagine Entertainment
locationTroy, MI, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


SUMMARY

The General Accountant is responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions for the company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Assists with external audits by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Assists with processing vendor invoices through the AP cycle.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

This role will be based out of our office located in Troy, MI. Training will be conducted in-person during the first several months. There is potential for occasional remote workdays, subject to manager discretion, although this is not guaranteed.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Communication - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors of Science in Accounting from an accredited university. At least two years of experience in accounting preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills with ability to sort detail information amidst large quantities of data.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks that have no previous Track record as to how to accomplish.
  • The individual will be expected to work with moderate guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. The individual will work closely with all major functional leaders of the Company.

Computer Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for general ledger accounting Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Work hours could be 50 plus hours a week.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Salary for this position will be based on experience.

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