Staff Accountant

Finance · Dallas, Texas
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Staff Accountant

Ameritex Homes, DFW

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The purpose of the Staff Accountant is to support and maintain and update the information for the accounting department.



  1. Accounting Procedures
  • Execute a Monthly Close of the General Ledger for customers. Maintain the close schedule and the scheduling of subsystem feeds.
  • Make materiality decisions on close entries.
  • Inform Controller when the monthly trial balance is ready for review.
  • Prepare journal entries – including recurring entries --for Month End Close.
  • Analyze, generate, and process inter-company entries needed to adjust or reallocate expenses between departments.
  • Reconcile accounts and bank statements for management review.
  • Standard chart of accounts for all business units; and neat and well-documented work papers -- prepaid and accrual -- to substantiate account balances.
  • Assist Controller with various tasks as assigned
  • Review or prepare ancillary schedules or footnotes for audit reports; and prepare tax schedules and forms
  1. Research Accounting and Customer Service Issues
  • Research and resolve accounting transaction questions and other customer issues
  • Resolve customer issues quickly; strive to satisfy customers. Minimize referrals to management
  1. Maintain Communication between Departments
  • Fully coordinate and communicate actions between purchasing and accounting
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting principles and practices
  • Highly proficient in various computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects
  • Knowledge of business operations and key factors impacting business successes
  • Prioritizes and implements process improvement opportunities.
  • Technical expertise – applies up-to-date knowledge and skills needed to do the job.
  • Expertise in GAAP, Excel and other PC applications required in the job
  • Effective working relationships with others both within and outside of their team
  • Provides products and services of the highest quality, sets quality standards
  • Understands complementary, interdependent nature of work processes and defines one’s work within this context.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards - using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems


Skills and Abilities

  • Problem solving
  • Excellent attention to details
  • A self-starter, highly motivated and goal oriented individual
  • Organized with a systematic approach to tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse personalities
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, and ethical
  • Analytical with the ability to examine issues from multiple viewpoints
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Considering potential actions and choosing the most appropriate one
  • Managing one's own time and the time of others
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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    Dallas, Texas
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