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Staff Accountant in Rollingwood, TX at EZCORP

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Career Description

The staff accountant will be responsible for assisting with the monthly accounting related to our Pawn operations, with specific focus on Customer Layaway Deposits, Pre-paid business licenses, Shrinkage, over/short cash research and subledger tie outs for Pawn loans outstanding and Layaways. This role will provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing reports.

Critical and Essential Tasks

  • Actively participates in month end close processes including journal entries, reconciliations and assessment of proper accounting in accordance with GAAP
  • Assists in maintaining the balance sheet account reconciliation software used by the Company
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly-end close processes and procedures
  • Contributes to the design, test and implementation of new processes
  • Interprets and analyzes commonly used financial reports including company financial statements, variance reports, etc.
  • Provides SEC filing support as needed
  • Assists in ad hoc projects focusing on automation and optimization
  • Complies with all company policies and departmental procedures, ensuring honest and ethical conduct at all times

Career Requirements

Experience

  • 1-4 years of accounting, preferably in a public accounting or pawn environment Experience with PeopleSoft; Hyperion, and process optimization a plus
  • CPA Preferred
  • Spanish speaking ability preferred, not required

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university



Job-Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of accounting practices and processes
  • Skilled in accounting and reporting
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and accuracy in work; and time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various accounting software packages such as Microsoft Office with proficiency in EXCEL
  • Ability to leverage others within the organization to diligently gather facts


Service Orientation

This is a major area of importance.  People who are successful in this position will be eager to help, committed to doing things right and always focused on the Company’s and customer’s wants and needs.

Leadership

Successful Team Members will possess motivational skills, emphasize inter-personal relationships and be “results oriented.”

Analytical Skills

The person in this position will need to have keen analytical skills that will allow him/her to look at alternatives and pick the best solution for each situation.  It is necessary for this position to be able to handle complex issues without close supervision.

Planning

In order to be effective in this position, the Team Member must be able to find creative and innovative ways to better handle day-to-day and special situations by carefully planning for possible eventualities.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move large amounts of paper or business supplies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet as in a normal office environment.

 

EZCORP is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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