Retail Solutions

Staff Accountant | Austin, TX or Houston, TX

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Job Summary:

Retail Solutions is currently seeking a Staff Accountant for our Austin or Houston office. The Staff Accountant will oversee: budget preparations; cash flow management, pay bills and maintain ledgers; prepare invoices for approval; code payables for accounts payable and receivable entries; make bank deposits and receipts of money; reconcile bank accounts and credit cards; assist in processing payroll and payroll reports; and create and maintain multiple reports for the firm.

This role requires a candidate who is sharp-minded, eager to learn, takes ownership of their assignments, and is a pleasure to work alongside.

Job Functions:

  • Manage company cash flow and budgets, providing estimates/reports to outline the cash inflow and outflow at any given time.
  • Oversee and manage accounts receivable process, including invoicing and aging of commission and miscellaneous payments.
  • Oversee and manage the accounts payable process, including vendor ledgers and draws/advances.
  • Assist with bi-weekly payroll and code salaries to correct general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries, reviews, reconciles and analyzes general ledger accounts providing reports to management.
  • Manage and reconcile credit card accounts, reviewing receipts promptly to ensure accurate classification of expenses, and making payments on time.
  • Perform routine reconciliation of multiple bank accounts efficiently and accurately Prepare balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, ad hoc reports, and other financial accounting statements.
  • Develop or assist with developing procedures to improve accounting policies, segregation of duties, and departmental workflows.
  • Prepare and gather sales tax data for out of state market(s).
  • Manage and cross-train accounting clerk to provide support on critical job functions.
  • Collaborate with staff to resolve matters relating to financial reporting and audit processes.
  • Provide as-needed support to Broker and Administration teams with regards to accounting queries.
  • Run month-end, quarterly, and fiscal year-end close, in addition to 1099 preparation/distributions, and other duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of related Accounting experience required.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of QuickBooks desktop required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Effectively using organization and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and to set and meet deadlines.
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude.
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers, vendors, and brokers.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be flexible with changing business needs in a team environment.
  • Inherent motivation to succeed and improve existing processes.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Benefits:

  • Medical insurance – 50% employer-paid
  • Vision insurance – 50 % employer-paid
  • Dental insurance – 50% employer-paid
  • Long Term Disability – 100% employer-paid
  • Dependent Care Plan
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (3-4 weeks per year – tiered plan)

Download and complete our employment application.
Email the completed application along with a cover letter and resume to jobs@retailsolutionsre.com.