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Sun May 20, 2018 - 26 weeks ago

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Staff Accountant

Learn It is a team of professionals focused on creating exceptional learning experiences for children in need. We work with children with autism and other special needs, including those with learning challenges, in their homes, in the community, and in schools. Our team is caring, flexible, and outcome-focused. Our approach is collaborative, progressive, and family-centric. Learn It Systems, LLC, and its family of companies--Autism Spectrum Therapies, Desert Choice Schools, Light Street Special Education Solutions, and Trellis Services--are proud of the services we offer for exceptional individuals.

The Staff Accountant will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day transactional activity of the company. The position will also support month-end close, analyzing and reporting to ensure enterprise financial organizational success. This role is essential in the preparation and analysis of journal entries and financial activity; preparation of monthly general ledger reconciliations; entry and reconciliation of revenue, accounts receivable, and cash receipts; working across the various Learn It Systems companies; and continuous and proactive improvement of our processes and controls.

The ideal candidate must have an entrepreneurial spirit, a willingness to adapt to a rapidly changing environment with competing priorities, and strong interpersonal skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an accountant looking for a full-cycle accounting role.

Internal Subject Matter Expert

+ Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

+ Support the Sr. Accountant and the Accounting team with the day-to-day operations by interfacing with individuals within and outside of the organization to ensure proper treatment of accounting transactions

+ Prepare journal entries and prepare all account reconciliations and analyses as assigned

+ Enter journal entries and reconcile the general ledger and the subledger

+ Prepare bank transactions and reconciliations and reconcile payroll, intercompany accounts, expense reimbursements, AP/accruals, and fixed assets

+ Investigate errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports

+ Apply revenue recognition techniques as part of the monthly close

+ Participate in improving internal controls, policies, procedures, and documentation

+ Support periodic and annual audits

+ Support the preparation of personal property tax returns, business license fees, and census reporting

+ Work effectively under tight deadlines in a team environment

o Must have a BS/BA degree in accounting; CPA or MBA a plus

o 2+ years' accounting experience in a fast-paced growth environment

o Working knowledge of GAAP is required

o Experience with mergers and acquisitions is a plus

o Current Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) knowledge is desired

o Strong working knowledge of MS Excel essential, including pivot tables and VLOOKUP

o Analytic, detail-oriented, and inquisitive

o Demonstrated ability to meet monthly closing and project deadlines

o Excellent oral and written communication skills

o Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and accountability

o Desire to take on increasing responsibility

AST/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the U.S.

ID: 2018-3122

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