Staff Accountant II, General Ledger

Employer
My Eye Dr.
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 16, 2019
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary The Staff Accountant II - General Ledger is responsible for leading all accounting and projects related to cost of goods sold along with supporting acquisition and tax accounting. This position is responsible for producing ad-hoc reporting and analysis to all levels of the business and for multiple audiences. In addition, the Staff Accountant II - General Ledger is responsible for the accounting, reconciliation and reporting of cost of goods sold in accordance with company policies and US GAAP. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Partner with operations to lead and monitor cost of goods sold related to contact lens and lens. * Properly account for and track inventory acquired in acquisitions. * Handle tasks independently with minimal supervision, escalating complex issues * Lead and coordinate cost of goods sold accounting projects among all teams. * Document controls, processes and procedures related to COGS accounting and ensure compliance. * Ensure subledger balances to general ledger and resolve any variances. * Assist with acquisition accounting and valuation as needed * Assist with tax and regulatory accounting as needed * Participate in, or lead, internal projects * Ensure audit preparedness for financial records, processes and controls. * Coordinate audit requests and ensure deliverables are provided within the requested time frame. * Serve as Oracle superuser for area assigned, implementing additional functionality to improve accuracy and efficiency in reporting * Other responsibilities as assigned Work Experience * 2-5 years related experience in related position or 1 year of public accounting experience Education * Bachelor's degree (BA) in Accounting, Finance, or related field from a four-year college or university * CPA preferred Credentials * none Job Skills, Knowledge, abilities * Ability to think strategically and innovatively while working in a collaborative team oriented environment * Strong written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to build relationships and talk to all levels * Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment and prioritize effectively * Ability to engage and thrive in a team environment * Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel * Strong knowledge of US GAAP * Experience with Oracle (or another ERP system) * Ability to perform highly detailed work under tight deadlines and handle competing priorities * Demonstrated history of problem solving * Superb ability to identify, analyze, and resolve accounting and system issues. * Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with internal and external partners to maximize performance and provide excellent customer service Working Conditions * Must to able to travel as needed by the job. * Access information using a computer. * Effectively communicate with others. * Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential.

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