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Staff Accountant

Coastal Chemical Co., LLC Abbeville, LA
  • Posted: 13 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

SUMMARY

The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting in the monthly financial reporting process, preparation of schedules, journal entries, account reconciliations and preparation of various sales tax / other informational returns.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tracking / maintenance of the Sage fixed asset system. Preparation of schedules and monitoring of costs for special projects.
  • Preparation of sales tax returns and other informational returns within mandated deadlines.
  • Assist with administrative management / maintenance of accounting system and software as assigned.
  • Prepare journal entries and general ledger reconciliations, ensuring proper documentation to support account balances. Actively participate in other relevant month end close activities upon request.
  • Making regular contributions to team efforts, in addition to individual responsibilities.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in accounting
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Should be familiar with General Ledger accounting and financial statement preparation
  • Someone who takes initiative (self-motivated) and is detail and deadline-oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel (Pivot tables/V-Look Ups, etc) is essential
  • Experience with Sage Fixed Asset system preferred

SPECIAL PREFERENCE

Oil and gas industry experience.

Coastal Chemical Co., LLC

Founded in 1958, Coastal Chemical Co., LLC has emerged as an Oil and Gas leader in chemical distribution by offering customers not only the industry's finest product lines, but also the expert value-added services and unparalleled customer support they need to maximize operating efficiency and reduce overall cost. For more information please visit our website located at http://www.coastalchem.com/ Coastal Chemical Co. is a Brenntag Company. Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, covers all major markets with its extensive portfolio. The company operates a global network with more than 480 locations in more than 70 countries. In 2013, the company, which has a global workforce of more than 13,000, generated sales of EUR 9.8 billion (USD 13.0 billion). Brenntag is the link between chemical manufacturers and chemical users. The company supports its customers and suppliers with tailor-made distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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