accounting | Accountant I - Fresenius Medical Care in Natchitoches, LA

Accountant I - Fresenius Medical Care

  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • 6 S Jefferson St
  • Natchitoches, LA 71457
  • Full-Time
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PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

In compliance with company policies and procedures the applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the performance of central accounting activities related to one or more of the following functions, including but not limited to: general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and revenue reconciliation. Under direct supervision the Accountant I prepares, analyzes and interprets various financial information for management review.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare routine intercompany and/or interdivision reconciliation reports under close supervision.
  • Identify, analyze and interpret data of limited scope; coordinate with appropriate personnel in the resolution of any discrepancies. Escalate more complex issues as necessary.
  • May assist with activities related to month-, quarter-, and year-end closings.
  • May participate in process reviews, business process analyses and internal control monitoring to ensure compliance with the specifications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) within assigned function.
  • Assist with diverse accounting and analytical projects.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.

    Qualifications

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelors Degree required

    EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 0 2 years related experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license desirable.
  • Good computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and email applications.
  • General knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and corporate performance management (CPM) systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise, etc.).
  • General knowledge of GAAP.
  • Detail oriented with good analytical and organizational skills.
  • Able to handle confidential information in a mature manner.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management.


  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.