[IT Staffing/POLO] Accountant

topeka, kansas. IT Staffing - Polo

About the role


Prepares and examines financial records, ensuring records are accurate, examining and analyzing all the accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Primary accountability for specific functions and results)

Serves as a positive role model consistent with Polo’s corporate culture at all times.
Works with all data sources to conduct financial analyses of simple to complex queries related to profitability and budget.
Works closely with accounting, and I.T. to develop and test necessary reporting tools in Syteline, as well as gather requirements from appropriate stakeholders when updates are needed to existing reports.
Investigates low-margin items to determine root cause through detailed investigations with Sales, Production, Product Development, and Procurement and helps provide workable solutions to meet the corporate targets.
Develops periodic performance reports showcasing improvements to profitability, gross margin performance.
Manages all the fixed assets ledgers and reconciliations.
Ensures all monthly general ledger account reconciliations are completed and accurate. International wire transfer/payments- open payments, vouchers, and reapplication to the payments when the product is received in Syteline.
Form 1099 electronic filing to IRS.
Assists in workers’ compensation, 401(k) and annual financial audit.
Assists in the month end and year end closing processes including monthly financial data workbook preparation in accordance with GAAP.
Uses technology to streamline manual processes. Continues to enhance use of systems, tools, and processes to enable scalability of the company for future growth.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Not essential & could be performed by others, if necessary)
Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
Prepares and files sales ad use tax returns for multiple states.
Develops financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.

To perform at a proficient level and to be fully qualified, a person would be expected to have:
Education: 4 years degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other related field.

Experience: 1. 2-3 years of relevant experience in similar accounting role; manufacturing accounting experience a plus.
2. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Excel.
3. Strong financial analysis skills and the ability to be conscientious, attentive to detail, and organized.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (minimum required):
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word/Windows, Excel, Outlook, Teams. Utilization of Zoom and/or other video conference applications. Knowledge and experience with ERP systems desired.
Extremely ethical at all times and demonstrates the highest level of personal integrity Ability to develop financial acumen to better understand economic and financial value drivers. Continuous improvement mindset and drive.
Ability to establish and maintain a positive rapport through effective communication in any form with people of diverse backgrounds, cultural requirements, responsibilities, and skillsets.
Ability to manage multiple, diverse projects of varying complexities simultaneously.
Ability to become proficient in use of Syteline, with support and input from I.T. or other departments.
Ability to understand and find appropriate applications for data and analysis results. 

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