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Accountant

Company: A.R.T. Transport, Inc.
Location: Van Buren
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

General Transportation, Inc.A full-service transportation & logistics corporation located in Van Buren, AR--is growing and searching for an experienced Accounting Manager/Controller General Transportation, Inc., is expanding and seeking an experienced Accounting Manager that can work with multiple related entities. General Transportation is a transportation company based in Van Buren, AR.--The position reports to the President & Vice President and is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company---s reported financial reports, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or financial reporting standards.Responsibilities to include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage and oversee staff who are responsible for AP, AR, Payroll, Collections, reconciliations, cash report and project cost accounting, review job cost data reports and project budget reports
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, including statement of cashflow, income statements and balance sheet using the accrual method of accounting and prepare projections.
  • Prepare and update management reports for allocation, forecasting etc., assist in the preparation of the management analysis of the results
  • Monitor expenses and alert management for variances
  • Management of monthly invoicing process ensuring accuracy
  • Coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis to management, make transfers as needed
  • Allocate sales by dept/
  • Manage collection of A/R
  • Manage payroll, allocate payroll costs to the appropriate financial statement accounts
  • Prepare Cashflow summary and short-term cashflow forecast
  • Prepare yearend financial estimates
  • Oversee year end 1099 process and reporting
  • Ensure accurate reporting, filings, and conformance to all financial policies (state, federal, etc.)
  • Develop and implement financial controls to ensure the integrity of reported information.
  • Perform operational analysis
  • Recommend expense reduction alternatives
  • Month & Year-end close and prepare Tax package for outside CPA firm----
  • Process and Procedure Creation and Improvement
  • Obtaining and tracking of Professional licensure for our companies and Professional Level employees for our multistate work.Requirements:
    • Bachelor---s degree in accounting, business, or related field
    • Transportation accounting experience preferred but not required
    • Min. 5 years--- progressive experience in accounting to manager level, project, or job costing experience a plus --
    • Min. 5 years--- experience managing a team
    • Experience with Tax accounting
    • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
    • Organized, accurate and detail oriented
    • Excellent computer skills: QuickBooks, Outlook, MS Office Suite
    • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
    • Supervisory experience with ability to manage, delegate responsibilities, train and mentor staff accountants
    • Proactive Thinker not content with Status Quo
    • Ability to show continuous improvementWork Ethic and Essential Skills:--Detail oriented
      • Sensitive to confidential information, respecting privacy
      • A commitment to succeed with a sense of urgency and to effectively prioritize workload
      • An ability to work independently, honestly and to honor comments
      • Develop, encourage, and support positive relationships with teammates
      • Adhering to and embracing the company values in all interactions
      • The ability to listen, understand needs and communicate effectively with all parties
      • The proven ability to achieve goals set by your supervisor
      • The ability to analyze and interpret company policies and procedures, the ability to define problems, identify alternatives and implement solutions
      • The ability to listen, understand needs and communicate effectively with all parties
      • The proven ability to achieve goals set by your supervisor
      • The accurate and timely preparation of reports as required by your supervisorAbout Us:General Transportation, based in Van Buren, AR, is a 31 year old transportation & logistics provider composed of professionals dedicated to providing quality, creative and technical expertise involved with the transportation, storage, & movement of freight goods.--The company has experience with both public and private sector clients with demonstrated expertise in food grade, construction, bulk, drayage, intermodal & warehousing.General Transportation was created on the premise that the successful fulfillment of our commitment to clients is the criteria by which our performance will be evaluated.-- Client Satisfaction is our ultimate goal.--Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, List of Professional References and salary range to jdecker@arttrucking.com

Keywords: A.R.T. Transport, Inc., Fort Smith , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Van Buren, Arkansas

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