Accounting Assistant

Job Title

Accounting Assistant

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as an Accounting Assistant. The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to collaborate across the organization.

About the Position
You’ll join a top-notch team and be responsible for the assisting in our accounting department with bank reconciliations, analysis and preparation of financial statements and reporting for use by management and other stakeholders.

What you will do

Responsibilities
• Prepare Bank Reconciliations
• Assist with maintaining cash balances and overseeing cash activity, including coordinating with various associates to ensure timely payment and high-quality input to accounting software
• Prepare preliminary journal entries in preparation for completion of financial statements and related schedules
• Coordinate with other staff to provide support for other finance and accounting projects
• Track business activities and supporting information
• Provide schedules and information to other departments as needed
• Analyze and prepare recommendations to management on process improvement
• Perform other duties as required and necessary to accomplish goals and objectives

Who we are looking for

Qualifications required for your success
• Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field
• Strong technical skills, including knowledge and use of Accounting Software, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Additional Helpful Experience Includes
• 1+ year work experience in an accounting role within a professional setting or relevant internship experience
• Experience using Microsoft GP, Management Reporter, and SharePoint
• Prior experience with payroll

Personal attributes that support your success
• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand

About the Accounting Department
The Accounting Department provides a suite of services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, investment accounting, and grants administration. The accounting team supports the family households, Walton Enterprises, and the Walton Family Foundation.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field
• Strong technical skills, including knowledge and use of Accounting Software, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook