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Accountant

Company: Stan's Fit For Your Feet
Location: Brookfield
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Stan's Fit For Your Feet in Brookfield, WI is looking to hire an Accountant to join our team. Do you want to work for an established company and be part of a supportive, growing team? If so, please read on!We provide great benefits, including a generous employee discount, health, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid vacations & sick days. If this sounds like the right accounting opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT STAN'S FIT FOR YOUR FEETOur family-owned and operated shoe store has been stepping up the shoe fashion and comfort game in Milwaukee since 1950! It's no secret that our feet take a beating with every step, dance, run, hike, or jog. We're here to get our customers the best fitting (and best looking) shoes! Today, Stan's son, Jim, and his four children have expanded the business to three Wisconsin stores in Brookfield, Greenfield, Glendale, Waxberg's Walk Shoppe in Niles, IL and online at Stansfootwear.com and Waxbergs.com. Our customers are #1 and we work to "make a friend", as Stan used to say. We want to continue Stan's legacy of making friends by fitting their feet to explore the world. It's important to continue to live out our mission and legacy of being Milwaukee's #1 shoe store and recipient of Wisconsin's #1 family business "Sole of the Family Award".We consider our employees to be part of our family. The long-lasting success of our business is in large part due to the contributions of our team. Our employees enjoy great benefits and a positive atmosphere.Responsibilities include:

  • Enter accounts payable and general ledger data into the accounting software system.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Analyze general ledger accounts.
  • Monthly and year-end accounting closings.
  • Audit daily cash and credit card deposits, including reconciling statements.
  • Participation in management meetings.
  • Alert management/owners of any accounting errors or potential issues.
  • Process accounts payable vendor invoices, as well as employee expense reimbursements for payment.
    • Assist department heads coding account numbers and prepare checks on a weekly basis.
    • Maintain and document all accounts payable vendor files in a confidential and timely manner.
    • Prepare accounts payable related journal entries.
    • Analyze accounts payable related general ledger accounts.
    • Effectively manage the Accounting Assistant.
      • Interface and communicate with external CPA firm.
      • Assist in processing bi-weekly payroll runs and maintain all necessary payroll records in a confidential manner.
      • Maintain vacation, holiday and sick leave reports
        • Prepare bank reconciliations and subsidiary records on a monthly basis.
        • Coordinate steps to maintain and update the Company's cash flow.
        • Assist in using the cash flow model to forecast available cash on hand for current and future fiscal years of the Company.
        • Analyze, assist and make entries for semi-annual physical inventory with Merchandising team
          • Invoice vendors for co-op advertising and other minor invoice processing.
            • Compile monthly balance sheet, income statement and ratio analysis financial information for the Company.
            • Perform other accounting and general office duties as requested.
            • Other projects as assigned.Required Education & Experience
              • B.S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university.
              • 2-5 years prior work experience relative to position preferred - retail accounting experience preferred
              • Experience with Quickbooks Accounting software preferred, must have proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
              • Supervisory experience preferredSkills & Abilities
                • Through knowledge of financial accounting
                • Excellent match skills and attention to detail
                • Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving ability
                • Able to work independently and with a team against project deadlines
                • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and team members
                • Motivation to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently with minimal supervision
                • Flexibility - willingness to adapt to change
                • Capacity to work well with othersPersonal TraitsCourtesy and tact necessary to effectively work with others in everyday working relationships with vendors, employees, and management. Person must be well organized, very thorough, detail oriented, open to change, flexible, able to grasp concepts quickly, honest, and possess good communication skills. Tied to this, the person should be a self-starter and comfortable with technology.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most of the workday is spent sitting and walking. Some lifting/lowering of up to 30 pounds. Less frequent need to stand, bend or crouch. Heavy use of computer and keyboard, resulting in repetitive motions with hands, arms and wrists. Risk from these motions can be minimized by practicing proper posture and using ergonomically correct positioning of hands, wrists and arms.WORK SCHEDULEThis position works 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR FOOTWEAR TEAM?If you feel that you have the accounting skills for this family-owned retail company, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Stan's Fit For Your Feet, Milwaukee , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Brookfield, Wisconsin

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