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Staff Accountant-LUBES

Company: Wallis Companies
Location: Union
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Wallis Companies was founded in rural Cuba, MO in 1968, today we employ 1,200 individuals in three states, across multiple business divisions (Wholesale, Retail Operations, Lubricants, Transport, Great River Wash, and Support Divisions). We're a proud Woman Owned Business, committed to doing good in our communities.We're an award-winning Midwestern distributor for Exxon-Mobil, Phillips 66, BP and other amazing brands, committed to operational excellence and exceptional service. #WeAreWallisSUMMARYAccountant:The accountant is responsible for applying the principles of accounting to prepare and analyze financial reports. This includes but is not limited to: compiling and preparing general ledger entries, preparing and distributing financial reports, assisting with sales/use and excise tax reporting, reconciling multiple balance sheet and income statement accounts, and preparing necessary monthly and quarterly reports and year end auditor reports. Position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy of company cash management process.RESPONSIBILITIES BY COMPETENCY: (* denotes an essential function of the position)Business Results Orientation*Assist in maintaining the accuracy of the accounting data and safeguard company assets through timely reconciliation of assigned accounts and resolution of outstanding items*Perform regular inventory reconciliations through cycle counts at various plants*Liaison to GRW operations for accounting functions*Assist Accounting Coordinator with various tasks related to billing and troubleshooting*Assess credit worthiness and credit limits for new and existing customers*Maintain the accuracy of company bank accounts through utilization of company cash management process.*Prepare journal entries accurately as assigned by direct supervisor*Assist with year-end paper work preparation for outside auditors Assist continually in the improvement of processes and procedures*Develop and support goals for the Lube divisions's Balanced Score Card*Complete tasks within required timeframe*Ensure timely and accurate information is produced and reports are updated to meet company needs*Maintain regular attendance and follow designated safety practices Perform other duties not listed as requiredCommunication*Distribute weekly AR Hold report to Lube sales team*Communicate any errors or omissions impacting bank activity to Accounting Manager and Director of Finance*Communicate in a professional and effective manner with internal and external customers*Ensure effective communication is used through voice mail, e-mail, etc.*Present a professional, positive, and friendly attitude*Notify appropriate personnel of discrepancies and error correctionsCustomer Service Orientation*Provide timely and accurate response to accounting inquiries for internal and external customers*Provide financial reports to the division management as requested*Provide accurate information as requested by outside auditors*Provide support to departments for their process improvementsDeveloping Talent*Assist accounting staff with reconciliation of accounts as needed*Provide guidance to others within the accounting and finance department as needed Attend company training classes to further knowledge of company goals Attend training to further professional development according to company guidelines*Complete safety training as required*Complete cross training initiatives as assignedTechnical Expertise*Understand the accounting software packages and use them to full capacity*Develop working knowledge of account reconciliations concepts*Develop working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles*Develop and maintain written job procedures for position*Maintain working knowledge of smart safe program and associated reconciliation process.*Maintain and update company reports and systems as needed to meet company and division needs*Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines*Adhere to all Wallis Companies safety policies and report all safety incidents to supervisor immediately.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNo supervisory responsibilities required.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (*denotes an essential qualification of the position)Education:*Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related fieldExperience: Over 1 year up to and including 3 years accounting experience or equivalent preferred but not required.Language Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English in a manner that issufficient for effective communication with groups of managers, clients,customers and the general public.(may be representative but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with the position)Skills and Abilities:*Ability to use own judgment in the analysis of facts and circumstances surrounding individual problems and transactions and in the determination of actions to be taken within the limits of standard or accepted practice.Technology, Tools, AndEquipment: *Computer, *Microsoft Office, *Specialized Accounting software, *Telephone, Copy/Printer/FaxCertificates, Licenses and/or Registrations: None required but CPA encouragedINDSALEmail with your questions. Wallis Companies is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Keywords: Wallis Companies, Columbia , Staff Accountant-LUBES, Accounting, Auditing , Union, Missouri

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