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Staff Accountant

Company: BWI Companies, Inc.
Location: Nash
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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Posted: October 18, 2021Full-TimeLocationsShowing 1 locationNash, TX 75569, USA
Job DetailsDescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY In this position, you will compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other employees. Perform special projects as needed. As a privately held company, BWI has over 60 years of successful sales growth and profitability. As an integral part of the BWI team, you will be growing with the industry leader in wholesale distribution of lawn & garden products. If being a part of the team of an important part of a successful business is something that gets you excited, this career opportunity may be exactly what you're looking for!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Essential Functions Statement(s)
  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
    • Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information. For all functions, proficiency with Excel is required.
      • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
        • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.
          • Code documents (GL Codes) according to company procedures.
            • Operate 10-key calculators, PC's and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.
              • Maintain property tax accruals / expenses. Prepare property tax renditions for each branch.
                • Reconcile records of bank transactions.
                  • Monitor status of loans and accounts to ensure that payments are up to date.
                    • Reconcile accounts receivable for all branches.
                      • Maintain various intercompany leases.
                        • Complete and submit sales tax forms and returns for multiple states.
                          • Approve sales tax A/R adjustments for all locations usually requiring sales tax research.
                            • Prepare expense reports for payment. Processing, computation & distribution of 1099's for BWI.
                              • Role may include specialty focus on State & Local Sales Tax functions. If so, major tasks include: run reports and reconcile to the GL; set up for payments via electronic fund transfers (EFT) and A/P entry. Research sales tax issues that arise from various transactions in multiple states.
                                • Role may include specialty focus on Cash Application If so, major tasks include: organize and sort A/R checks and apply to customer accounts; run reports; and process returned checks.
                                  • Role may include specialty focus on Fixed Assets. If so, major tasks include: set up new assets using Sage software; maintain, transfer & delete existing accounts; run depreciation schedules and compile into spreadsheets for comparison to general ledger, and accrue sales tax on new assets.SKILLS & ABILITIESEducation: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred.Experience: Three to seven years related experience. Public accounting experience preferred.Computer Skills: AS400; Excel proficiency;

Keywords: BWI Companies, Inc., Shreveport , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Nash, Louisiana

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