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Staff Accountant

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Staff Accountant

About GreatAmerica:

GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 500 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead. We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992. GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers. There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere. When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.

About this position:

GreatAmerica has an opportunity for a new Accountant to build their accounting skills in a team atmosphere. The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for ensuring that generally accepted accounting principles are followed in the preparation and presentation of financial reports. Beyond this, the team member will have the chance to work alongside our senior accountants on various projects and enjoy exposure to many facets of our business. We are a quickly growing company and this person will help ensure our financial I's are dotted and T's crossed!

Specific responsibilities include:

•Learn and understand the business (key operational drivers and accounting issues and related market forces)

•Understand the accounting impact of all relevant transactions and documents to ensure compliance with GAAP.

•Prepare and analyze Financial Statements.

•Reconcile the general ledger.

•Participate in month and year end closing.

•Assist with annual financial statement audit.

•Prepare and audit recurring operational reports.

•Prepare monthly reporting for various external customer programs.

•Provide an outstanding GreatAmerica experience to all customers.

Education, experience and skills required:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required. Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Competencies required for all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability

Competencies required for this position: Detail Oriented, Accuracy, Accountability, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Planning, Time Management, Relationship Building, Analytical

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please follow the online application process at greatamerica.com. Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment.

Posted 12/01/16

Job ID: 20743299
Mactive ID: 42085