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Account Analyst

Forward Air
Greeneville, TN 37743
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Position: Accounting Analyst

Job Description:

The Accounting Analyst will work with members of the Accounting team manage assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of financial processes, procedures, and systems. This person will apply accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and reconciliations, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. The Accounting Analyst will complete analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and controls. The Accounting Analyst will report to the Senior Accounting Manager

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Work collaboratively with other accounting officers within organization
  • Track and monitor department budget monthly; investigate and take corrective action when required
  • Respond to requests to reconcile accounts
  • Prepare financial reports on a determined schedule
  • Present financial reports and estimates to decision makers within the organization
  • Utilize technical skills to create charts and graphs for visual understanding
  • Research current economic and financial outlook
  • Provide solutions to accounting issues as they arise
  • Investigate and provide feedback on accounting irregularities
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (Master's Degree in Accounting or MBA is preferred)
  • CPA certification is required
  • Experience in transportation services, distribution, or manufacturing is preferred
  • Strong familiarity with productivity tools such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior experience using database tools and spreadsheet software such as MySQL and Excel
  • Experience using data visualization tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI and Tableau
  • Ability to quickly learn industry-related regulations quickly and utilize information in written reports
  • Comfort preparing and delivering reports to decision makers
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in writing technical accounting memos

  • Ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to build effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organization, prioritization, project management and consulting skill set
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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