Accountant

Aug 06 2019
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

Immediate opening for a full-time Accountant in the Sand Island area. This role will, assist the general supervision of the accounting department to meet daily, weekly, and monthly objectives and goals. The ideal candidate has accounting management experience and a strong working knowledge of GAAP.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial statements (including timely review and posting of journal entries; ensuring month end timeline is completed, discussed and implemented with employees; and ensuring month end reconciliations are completed and reviewed in a timely manner)
  • Assist with accounting duties such as filing of monthly GET, posting of payroll entries, and ensuring bank reconciliation are maintained current through-out the month
  • Assist in coordination, preparation and review of year-end audit requests
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist accounting department in effectively resolving issues with customers/vendors and others within the organization
  • Identify issues, as they arise, and either resolve them or recommend possible solutions to management
  • Assess and recommend ideas to improve efficiencies and controls within the accounting department and work with management to implement them

 

Required Education and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Professional Certification (i.e. CPA) is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years management experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Word, and QuickBooks
  • Strong communication skills aimed at training and development of staff
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment