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Staff Accountant

Job ID S01004N Date posted 12/14/2018
500 Chastain Center Blvd.

Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader with continued growth. In business since 1955, we have grown to over 2,000 stores across North America built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services. Personally, and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity. We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.

As a potential Aaron’s Associate, you will share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life. You’ll be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve. We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition. You’ll have an opportunity to work in an environment which prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.

As an Intermediate Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and year end journal entries. Performs reconciliations and audit schedules.

Come see why the difference is personal at Aaron’s, connect with us today!

Job Duties:

  • Gather and analyze high transaction volume data from multiple sources including other internal departments and outside vendors in a timely manner to prepare journals meeting strict deadlines each month. Analyze journals as prepared to proactively note and potentially resolve large variances from month to month.

  • Reconcile balance sheet and intercompany accounts to ensure reconciling items are cleared timely.

  • Use accounting judgment with situational data in order to properly represent financial statements according to company standards and GAAP.

  • Answer profit and loss statement related questions from up to 2,100 stores monthly.

  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.

  • Process daily requests, quarterly and annual schedules from other departments, internal and external audit.

  • Review/code/approve vendor national accounts, taxes and license invoices for proper coding.

Education and Experience:

  • 2 years General Ledger Accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • Deadline driven with strong research, analysis, organizational, and time management skills

  • Knowledge of GAAP, month end close process, and account reconciliation procedures

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Working knowledge Word/Outlook/Access and advanced Excel skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while managing shifting priorities

  • Comfortable with complex mathematical equations and formulas

  • Preferred working knowledge of Lawson Financial Suite or other ERP

At Aaron’s, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays

Ongoing training and development

Medical, dental & vision insurance

401(k) plan

Life insurance

Disability benefits

Employee Purchase Discounts

Aaron’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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