Staff Accountant

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc
Job Description
The Staff Account will perform functions relating to monthly financial close, including journal entries and reconciliations. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Add Journal Entries relating to prepaids, accrued expenses, licensed royalties, and others as needed, calculate the entries, and create in the general ledger.
  • Prepare detail or generate system reporting to support general ledger balances.
  • Investigate and resolve outstanding issues.
  • Work with business partners to accurately record cash receipts and lockbox deposits.
  • Set up stores in Connected Retailer and Sales Audit Systems. Obtain new Merchant ID numbers from credit card processor.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with at least one year of experience in a corporate accounting department with duties related to the general ledger close using an ERP type accounting system. Three years of experience preferred.
  • Must have experience with preparing reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Experience in prepaid assets is a plus.
  • Proficiency in understanding accounting standards related to retail environment is preferred.
  • 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.