AAA Northeast

Accountant I

Job Locations US-RI-Providence
ID
2022-8369
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm Hybrid 3 days in office / 2 days home

Overview

Ensures communication of and compliance with accounting policies and procedures for AAA Northeast and Subsidiaries (Club). Assists with the analysis of financial information communicated from various departments and/or subsidiaries of the Club to Finance & Accounting. Assists with the preparation of monthly journal entries and accruals for Club as necessary. Assists with the preparation of various ad hoc reports as requested. Work closely with manager/supervisor to perform accounting work requiring the standardized application of well-established accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices.
Accountant I is the first working level in the AAA Accountant Series. A1 Staff will work initially under close supervision to perform professional gaap accounting work requiring the standardized application of well-established accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices. The accounting roles and tasks to which the staff are assigned are typically stable and well established. A1 staff receive less direction as they acquire additional accounting knowledge and abilities.

Responsibilities

Assists with the compilation and analysis of financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts; assists with the timely and accurate completion of required standard journal entries to facilitate monthly closing. Develop pertinent accounting and related data to prepare reports and statements. Assist in the coordination with the Forcasting and planning team.

Assists with the preparation of account reconciliations, analysis, accruals and journal entries for senior management monthly and external auditor annually.


Processes general ledger entries and assists with the preparation of account analysis. Analyze and evaluate accounting problems and take appropriate action.


Works with internal and external customers to resolve accounting discrepancies; delivers AAA Five Diamond Service Standards to management and all other business contacts.


Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures and internal policies; identifies opportunities for procedural enhancement; submits detailed recommendations regarding improvements of or enhancements to Club accounting systems and practices; alerts management when policies or procedures may inadvertently create opportunity for fraud.


Assists other Financial Accountants with reconciliation issues as needed.


Learn to perform a wide variety of accounting work.


Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Licenses/ Certifications:
Bachelors Degree in accounting or related field

Experience:
1+ years related experience

Skills & Abilities
Think, Act & Be Safe.
Encourage, build, and maintain mutual trust, respect, and cooperation with others.
Ability to listen to, understand, and communicate with others by telephone, in written form, electronically, or in person.
Familiarity with in-depth general ledger analysis, financial statement interpretation, and detailed bank reconciliations.
Ability to interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles.
Ability to work independently, taking initiative to solve problems and identify procedural enhancements as appropriate.
Strong analytical skills, including attention to detail and the ability to work with tight deadline.
Ability to work in a team environment and take direction from multiple individuals.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Strong communication skills to effectively resolve discrepancies.
Strong attention to detail.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, particular emphasis on Excel.
Ability to operate a computer/mobile device with relevant software applications.

 

The pay range for this position in Rhode Island is $47,000.00 - $57,500.00. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Annual bonuses are some of the additional forms of compensation offered. Additionally, employees may participate in our award winning medical, dental, vision, wellness, financial (6% 401k match), and a wide array of other employee and membership benefits.

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