Senior Staff Accountant

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc
Job Description
The Senior Staff Account is responsible for accurate and timely preparation and/or review of bank reconciliations on a worldwide basis which includes the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform functions relating to monthly financial close, including journal entries and reconciliations which includes multi-currency accounting and consolidation accounting.
  • Maintain general ledger system set up.
  • Utilize bank reconciliation software to prepare US and International bank reconciliations.
  • Work with US and UK accounting teams to improve processes and participate in design of process in new ERP system.
  • Calculate and prepare journal entries to record currency re-measurements, other comprehensive income, intercompany charges, and payroll activity.
  • Process recurring journal entries and allocations.
  • Prepare detail or generate system reporting to support general ledger balances.
  • Add / inactivate general ledger accounts, stores, and cost centers.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 5 years of experience in a corporate accounting department of $100M+ revenues company with duties related to the general ledger close using an ERP type accounting system.  A CPA is preferred.
  • Must have experience with account reconciliation and variance analysis.
  • Exposure to bank reconciliations using a reconciliation software environment a plus.
  • Proficient in understanding accounting standards related to a retail environment.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with intermediate proficiency in Excel (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, etc.) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Apply online @ http://careers.buildabear.com/Careers.aspx   (Choose Corporate Office Opportunities/World Bearquarters/Accounting Finance)

Build-A-Bear Workshop® offers an exciting, fun and fast -paced work environment. One of our core values is ‘Embrace’ – we value the diversity, individuality and background of our associates, Guests and business partners and we cultivate an environment of inclusion.

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Our vision is to be instrumental in connecting Asian American businesses and organizations in the St. Louis region as well as positioning this region to be internationally competitive.