GL Accountant - Raleigh

National Coatings & Supplies

Our G/L Accountant position is responsible for assisting in the day–to–day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger as well as preparing basic financial reports.

G/L Accountant Duties:

  • Ensure that financial records are keep in accordance with GAAP and all appropriate records are retained
  • Complies and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts
  • Performs account analysis of assigned accounts to ensure all entries are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and theories
  • Accurately and timely prepares all month end entries for assigned accounts
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations accurately and timely for all assigned accounts
  • Reviews activity in key accounts on a weekly basis and communicates any questions to the field to ensure activity is accurately reported each month–end
  • Monitors applicable G/L accounts to ensure they agree to the sub–ledger. Researches and resolves any differences.
  • Analyzes and reviews assigned accounts to ensure financial statements are completed in a timely fashion, free of misstatement
  • Has an understanding of the nature of all assigned accounts and how entries are booked to all accounts
  • Assists the field managers with questions pertaining to G/L Accounts assigned
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations accurately and timely for all assigned accounts.
  • Ensures that all unreconciled differences on bank statements are investigated timely.
  • Ensures that all daily deposit discrepancies are communicated to the store and followed up timely.
  • Perform a daily cash rollforward to ensure that all stores are making deposits daily and to identify all differences between POS and actual deposit amount.
  • Ensures that all cash activity is booked to the general ledger timely and accurately.
  • Manages various projects as identified or assigned by the Corporate Controller, Assistant Controllers or Accounting Managers
  • Cross train on Accounting Manager and other GL Accountant daily duties

G/L Accountant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with 3–5 years of experience within an accounting department within a private or publicly held corporation
  • Maybe required to work weekends and overtime to ensure established deadlines are met
  • Expected hours per week are 40–50
  • Strong attention to detail, high degree of accuracy and ability to solve complex difficult problems
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills along with good judgement, motivation and communication skills
  • Basic understanding of the business operations and correlation between business operations and accounting function
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in use of Windows based computer software and the use of excel
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting software applications
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of financial record keeping
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories, principles, methods, practices, and terminology
  • Basic understanding of the business operations and correlation between business operations and accounting function
  • Must be able to work under pressure, exhibit proper management of time, whilemeeting established deadlines

What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • 401–k Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Direct Deposit & biweekly payroll
  • Ability to start a career instead of just another job
  • Collaborative environment where your input is valued daily

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Drug– free environment