Staff Accountant - Lansing, MI

Lansing / Michigan / United States

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Staff Accountant - Lansing, MI

5800 West Grand River Ave
Lansing, Michigan, 48906
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE: Responsible for performing general ledger accounting, journal entries, account reconciliation, gross margin reporting and management reporting as necessary, and balancing of departmental accounts.

• Assists in basic accounting functions.
• Performs account reconciliation.
• Performs gross margin reporting.
• Prepares and creates management reporting as needed.
• Balances inter-company accounts.
• Prepares and enters journal entries.
• Maintains accounting analysis schedules.
• Produces accurate monthly reports including income and balance sheets.
• Passes HP interface/problems if necessary.
• Prepares account analysis.
• Passes interfaces and reconciles if needed.
• Performs general ledger maintenance.
• Assists senior finance staff when needed.
• Facilitates year end audit.
• Pulls, files, copies, and maintains journal entry records.
• Prepares and distributes daily sales reports.
• Prepares monthly consolidated sales reporting.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.

• Must have Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university or college in Accounting or related field.
• Accounting internship or related experience preferred.
• Experience in a manufacturing organization preferred.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and in 10 key operation.
• Must be able to relate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
• Must have the ability to read and write complex instructions, correspondence and memos.
• Must be reliable and dependable.
• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.



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