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Senior Staff Accountant

American Achievement Corporation Tallahassee ,FL
  • Expired: May 21, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Senior Staff Accountant role requires someone who is extremely detail oriented and able to work independently. This position will be involved in a full array of business experiences within an industry leading company including assisting with monthly close procedures, day-to-day transactional processing, financial statement audit preparation as well as budget support duties.

  • Document daily and monthly financial transactions in the General Ledger system
  • Prepare journal entries and support schedules monthly for various processes, including amortizations, accruals and other recurring activities
  • Assist the Director of Accounting with monthly close reconciliations and reporting
  • Perform treasury management functions as needed
  • Fulfill external auditor requests during the annual financial statement audit
  • Assist with tax recording and reporting processes for sales, income, and personal property taxes
  • Assist in the financial reporting process as needed, including in the collection of supporting financial data and tie-out and review of reporting documents
  • Assist accounting team in preparation of the company’s annual budget, ad-hoc analysis, and reporting

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in for-profit accounting or finance
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Advanced Excel skills, including functions such as lookups and pivot tables
  • Ability to anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and maintain a positive work attitude, including willingness to work additional hours during peak periods
  • Strong experience with GAAP and general ledger accounting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to changes in working environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects

American Achievement Corporation


Tallahassee, FL