Staff Accountant

Employer
Gypsum Management and Supply
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted
Mar 26, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

TITLE: STAFF ACCOUNTANT

REPORTS TO: Yard Controller

Summary of Position:

The Staff Accountant is expected to develop a working knowledge of requisite software and internal work flow/procedures. s/he has a direct responsibility for maintaining general ledger accounts, administering and processing Accounts Receivable, administering all aspects of billing/collections, preparing journal entries and posting to the General Ledger, cash accounting including receipts and bank reconciliation, and producing various accounting and financial reports.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in monthly close process
  • Provide backup for AR, AP, Payroll, and HR
  • Assist in inventory analysis
  • Daily cash balancing
  • Assist with project requests from management
  • Develop and maintain financial record keeping and reporting systems
  • Monitor and follow-up on receivables that have been outstanding for unusually long periods of time
  • Ensure that all general ledger accounts are reconciled to subsidiary records on a monthly basis
  • Review reconciliations to ensure that they are prepared properly and follow-up on any unusual items
  • Oversee, in conjunction with independent auditor, preparation of annual audit
  • Prepares invoice
  • Posts cash receipts. Accounts receivable receipts, and accounts receivable invoices
  • Assists with annual audit


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelors Accounting degree
  • 3 to 5 Years' experience in accounting in a business setting
  • Prefer distribution, retail, wholesale, or manufacturing experience with inventory
  • Full knowledge of GL with an understanding of balance sheet versus P&L
  • A complete understanding of AP and AR
  • Strong Excel experience is needed
  • Solid history working with reconciliations, accruals, general allocations, journal entries, month-end/year-end closing
  • Strong communication skills - verbal and written


Company benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation days


GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 150 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.com or any one of our subsidiary company websites.



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