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Staff Accountant

Company: Summit Carbon Solutions
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Summit Carbon Solutions is an innovative start-up company which is developing and building the world's largest carbon capture project in the upper Midwest over the next several years. We are a dynamic and highly entrepreneurial team that is expanding rapidly. We are looking for a smart, flexible, and high-energy individual to join our team. Summit Carbon offers an exciting, collaborative work environment with a clausal dress code. We offer above average employee benefits and competitive pay.
Position Summary:This position is responsible for assisting in the oversight and management of all aspects of the accounting functions which include general ledger accounting, financial reporting, accounts payable and disbursements, and cash management.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with monthly accounting and general ledger close activities to successfully meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Records journal entries to the general ledger for all transactions, including cash, payroll, purchasing card, capital expenditure, and expense reclasses.
  • Prepares assigned balance sheet account reconciliations for multiple legal entities.
  • Assists management with interpretation of actual vs. budgeted amounts for specific expense categories.
  • Help with internal and external customer inquiries, including audit inquiries.
  • Supports projects as needed and assists other accountants as requested by management.
  • Assists with allocations of expenditures related to development projects.
  • Provide business support to Operations staff as needed
  • Work with Operations managers and staff to ensure correct classification of expenses
  • Support the preparation of consolidated financial statements and monthly financial packages.
  • Check disbursements for accuracy, approvals, and proper documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with department policies, internal controls, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) regulations.
  • Assist with internal and external financial statement audits.
  • Liaise with financial system software administrators and provide system support to end users.
  • Special projects as needed and other duties as assigned.
    Education and Qualifications:-- Minimum of bachelor's degree in accounting/Finance.-- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CMA preferred.-- Minimum three or more years related business experience required; five or more years preferred.-- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel experience required.-- Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) required.-- Detail-oriented, strong analytical skills, highly motivated and team-oriented individual.-- Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required.-- Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment.

Keywords: Summit Carbon Solutions, Ames , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Ames, Iowa

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