Consolidation and Systems Specialist AuthorHouse
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Author Solutions is seeking a Consolidation and System Specialist for our Corporate office in Bloomington, Indiana.
The successful candidate will manage the monthly activity and maintenance of the general ledger. The Specialist will consolidate general ledgers, financial statements, and trial balances. This position will prepare and give recommendations on the general ledger structure and report presentations. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the reporting software including coding, if necessary. The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel including macros, Great Plains/Dynamics and FRx/Management Reporter, and must be familiar with additional software programs as required. The Specialist will analyze systems and methods to ensure effectiveness and identify and recommend improvement and/or change, as well as perform other financial functions on an as-needed basis and ensure the integrity of financial information.
Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage the monthly activities and maintenance of the general ledger. This includes, but not limited to, creation of new chart of accounts, ledgers and product IDs.
Analyze systems and methods to ensure effectiveness and identify/make recommendations for improvement and/or change.
This position is responsible for the maintenance of the reporting software including consolidated reports and schedules with additional coding, if necessary.
Ensures integrity of financial information/ general ledger/accounts.
Identifies areas for improvement/change.
Prepares detailed analysis and gives recommendation on GL structure and reports to Corporate Manager of Accounting.
Will ensure effective systems and controls are in place.
Will ensure timelines are met.
Will complete additional analysis as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Assist in establishment of efficient processes and produce accurate financial statements
Consistently produces a high volume of quality work.
Is capable and adapts as needed to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ensures a spirit of excellence, teamwork, collaboration and cooperation.
Willing to be flexible and assisting with other tasks as needed.
Complies with Author Solutions employee manual, guidelines, policies and procedures.
Respects and protects confidential information.
Demonstrates a positive, professional approach to work effectively with vendors and co-workers.
Demonstrates the ability to exercises good judgment.
Contributes to a positive, productive work environment.
Maintains excellence in attendance and punctuality.
Is self motivated and takes responsibility.
Assets/Funds/Information (amount managed/custody of confidential data):
Has access to highly confidential financial data with respect to company financial information. Improper disclosure could result in serious damage to company operations or expose company to lawsuits.
Decisions and Actions (complexity/latitude/timeliness/impact):
Prioritizes tasks and primary duties within scope of position. Primary duties should be completed daily. Analytical ability to define problems or opportunities, devises solutions, and lead implementation of solutions. Job duties require timeliness and accuracy in terms of completion in order to comply with financial accounting standards and company policies. Failure to comply with legal and regulatory requirements can result in fines, legal action, or other negative economic impact to company.
Indirect Reports/Functional Guidance provided (employees/work groups):
Interaction with the executive and leadership team.
Daily interaction with employees and managers.
Bachelor degree in accounting required
Must have at least five years experience.
Be proficient in Microsoft Office and Great Plains/Dynamics applications and will be familiar with additional software programs as required.
Experience with Excel and Accounting Software required.
Experience with Great Plains/Dynamics and FRx.
Minimum Skills Required
Superior knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook e-mail
Pragmatically orientation with an organized and systematic approach to work
Strong analytical and statistical skills
The Consolidation and System Specialist reports to the Assistant Controller/Corporate Manager of Accounting. The core work schedule is 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with frequent flexibility for start and ending times. Additional hours and/or overtime may be required depending on position and needs of the business. Travel may also be required based on the business need.
Author Solutions offers competitive wages and benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, company paid disability and life insurance, health and dependent care flex spending accounts, paid vacation and holidays, as well as immediate participation in our 401(k) retirement plan with matching funds. We are an equal opportunity employer.
||1663 Liberty Drive |
Bloomington, IN 47403
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