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ACQUISITION ACCOUNTANT II in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 12/30/2019

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Position Overview

Responsible for month end close, preparing journal entries, preparing reconciliations for assigned accounts and performing detailed account analysis and interpreting results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Month end close
    • Review acquisition branch P&L to prior year, prior month, budget, projections, etc. and identify/research/resolve any missing or unusual balances
    • Perform detailed account analysis/analytics and interpret results.
    • Record all revenue/accounts receivable/cash entries to GL from acquisition company operating system
    • Determine if adjusting entries for balance sheet accounts such as accruals/deferrals are needed
    • Verify GL postings for certain expenses agree to supporting documentation: identify/research/resolve differences
    • Ensure proper resolution of purchase accounting entries for assigned accounts
    • Prepare journal entries for assigned accounts
    • Assist with the integration of acquisition financial systems into TMX systems.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
    • Reconcile ledger to supporting documentation/source (operating system, bank statements, etc)
  • Serve as liaison to field managers and department owner including resolving accounting issues
  • Projects
    • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis
    • Incentive/commission payment reviews
    • Prepare schedules for auditors
    • Assist with preparation of monthly financial presentations and analysis
    • Participate in integration of new team members, supervise less experienced team members
    • Perform GL account analysis/analytics and interpret results

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 2 - 7 years of related work history or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required
  • Exposure to financial accounting/operational accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Working towards CPA preferred
  • Experience with ERP system such as JDE preferred not required
  • Ability to work collaboratively cross-functionally contributing to team success
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Detail oriented, highly motivated with strong work ethic and quality orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze accounts, identify variances and unusual trends, and interpret results
  • Decision making
  • Understanding of business processes and impact of such processes on accounting processes/procedures, including identifying control risks
  • Adaptability, applied learning and initiating action
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


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