• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-TN-Lenoir City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/27/2018 2:49 PM)
    Offer Letter
    # of Openings
  • Primary Function

    Provide intermediate accounting support by performing a variety of accounting duties in connection with keeping, reviewing, and preparing financial or statistical records; performs work of average difficulty in the maintenance, preparation, and review of accounting records. Actively support and uphold the Company’s stated vision, mission and values.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain specific general ledger accounts ensuring that the data is accurate
    • Process Accounting Transactions to record activity in both general ledger and sub-ledger accounts
    • Coordinate Account Reconciliation process for all accounting members
    • Mentor other staff members on reconciliation efforts on other general ledger accounts
    • Responsible for reconciliation of more difficult accounts
    • Primary accounting responsibilities for the following areas: review and upload foreign subsidiaries; amortize prepaids; process corporate credit cards; maintain fixed assets and process monthly depreciation; maintain inventory and post daily transactions; prepare property tax returns; prepare data requests from US Census Bureau
    • Work with other departments in providing data from the general ledger system for appropriate analysis and reconciliation by those departments (for example, running queries for corporate support groups analyzing their spending and budgets)
    • Backfill for absences in the various accounting departments
    • Implement all aspects of the accounting software and processes

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or business degree with accounting emphasis
    • Three (3) to five (5) years of work experience with general ledger and sub-ledgers (AR, AP, Inventory, Fixed Assets)
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP and good knowledge of FAR and US tax requirements
    • Ability to work outside standard work hours at short notice when dictated by work load
    • Ability to communicate company practices with senior executives, vendors, contractors, and company employees
    • Intermediate to advanced user of Excel software, including advanced knowledge of pivot tables
    • Familiar with and capable of quickly adapting to general ledger software packages
    • Prior knowledge of CostPoint and QuickBooks is a plus
    • Must be able to respond to changing requirements
    • Must be able to follow detailed instructions in oral or written form
    • Ability to teach other members of the staff how to complete tasks
    • Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or working towards certification
    • Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation
    • Must be able to function effectively in a normal office environment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong written and oral presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
    • Strong initiative
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines


    Janus is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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