Accountant I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512234-776322
    • Job Location: Charlotte, NC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 10, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Accountant I responsibilities include assisting accounts payable staff with daily and monthly accounting functions using Great Plains accounting software and AvidExchange workflow management. Emphasis on assisting VP Tax and Treasury with business tax and compliance filings for multiple for-profit and non-profit companies. This position has the potential for growth depending on the applicant’s desire and ability to take on additional responsibilities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support Accounts Payable Staff.
  • Assist with filing annually Form 1099 and all year-end related state withholding documents.
  • Assist with multiple Sales and Use tax filings.
  • Monitor professional publications for changes in state sales tax laws and identify potential new filing authorities.
  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts as assigned and prepare journal entries.
  • Oversee and coordinate filing of multiple state Charitable Solicitation annual reports in 19 states.
  • Assist with work paper preparation for auditors and outside tax preparers.
  • Prepare and file property tax returns.
  • Prepare and file withholding tax returns.
  • File Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBAR).
  • Assist with international tax filing requirements including Form 8802 residency certification.
  • File annual reports with Secretary of State for 18 companies in 6 states.
  • Assist with timely submissions of Form 1120, 990 and 990-T federal and state tax filings.
  • Upon learning AP processing, recommend AP process improvements.
  • Periodically update workflow and process documentation.
  • Assist with income tax provision.
  • Compliance reporting with states for unclaimed property.
  • Serve as administrator for online banking platforms.
  • Troubleshoot daily transaction issues and resolve efficiently.
  • Set-up and review ACH and wire disbursements.
  • Prepare daily cash concentration on the company’s global cash position.
  • Additional treasury duties and ad-hoc projects as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • CPA a plus
  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounting
  • Notary Public a plus
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, Great Plains experience a plus
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Conscientious of need for accuracy and timeliness

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus and work closely with data and numbers.
  • Typical office environment; travel between buildings on campus and between campuses; may travel out-of-town to attend training and meetings on an as needed basis.