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Accountant 2

Company Name:
RR Donnelley
Accountant 2
Tracking Code
16061
Job Description
Must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Under minimal supervision, maintain general ledger accounts and perform other accounting related activities. Provide record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions. Balance books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Maintain receipts and disbursement reports. May plan, conduct, and participate in basic analysis of cost assignments, ensuring that all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards. Assist with analysis on financial (income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow) to identify trends and interpret for senior management. Prepare management reports that measure performance against key objectives and strategies.
Responsibilities
Work is typically performed under minimal daily supervision, receiving guidance from manager/supervisor about the work that needs to be completed. Able to exercise high level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks.
Analyze accounts, records, reports, accounts receivable and payable, journal vouchers, general and subsidiary ledgers and other accounting documents for accuracy and completeness. Investigate and resolve accounting problems for the area of responsibility.
Preparing monthly financial information utilizing the applicable support systems. Duties include preparing journal entries, coding invoices/vouchers, reconciling the balance sheet and analyzing variances.
Maintain fixed asset and depreciation records.
May perform analyses of cost records to ascertain distribution of costs for various divisions of management and production.
May classify labor, material, and overhead costs to compute unit costs of products or services.
Analyze actual costs versus standard costs and prepares reports of variances. Compile cost data for preparation of operating budgets.
Prepares other reports and assist in special projects and analysis as required or requested by supervisor.
Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
Assists in annual budget preparation and periodic forecasts
Supports internal customers by researching questions and investigating variances on the financial statements.
Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
Required Skills
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1) Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role with 3-5 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
2) Able to demonstrates ability to solve somewhat more complex problems by analyzing variables and applying appropriate solutions learned through experience and proficiency in understanding the job. Must be able to recognize anomalies and critical situations and respond appropriately.
3) Must be able to communicate and interact with a variety of internal/external customers and/or co-workers at level of detail required to resolve issues of moderate complexity.
4) Able to apply strong functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Windows, MAC, or other technical tools in completing assignments. May require knowledge of or ability to quickly learn specialized software to complete work assignments. Able to demonstrate continued expertise in the primary tools or applications used in completing daily work assignments.
5) Requires very good communication skills with ability to state messages in a clear manner by using language that is easy for others to understand.
6) Must be able to proactively listen to others to understand issues and situations. Must be able to clearly articulate business needs to both internal and external customers.
7) Ability to read, understand, amd carry out written communication.
8) Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.
Job Location
Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Employee Referral Bonus eligible
No

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