Staff Accountant III

Staff Accountant III

Tempe, Arizona
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job summary:

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating approval of accounts payable invoices and reviewing for appropriate taxability and general ledger coding. This position also performs a variety of other general accounting functions.

Location:  Tempe, AZ

Primary responsibilities:

  • Month-end closing, review of balance sheet reconciliations, ad-hoc reporting
  • Leads annual audit and governmental reporting
  • Provide direction and establish priorities for other staff as appointed
  • May lead lower-level staff as directed
  • Reviews coding and ensures proper approval on accounts payable invoices
  • Provides analytics and analysis on profit & loss accounts
  • Coordinates with other departments for process improvements and problem resolution
  • Coordinates physical inventory counts
  • Reviews detailed transactions and tracks, calculates, and records various tax accruals including property, sales/use, and excise taxes
  • Prepares and files state annual reports, property taxes, and other licensing requirements
  • Reconciles subsidiary leger to general ledger and prepares adjustments
  • Prepares journal entries for monthly closings
  • Participates in system updates
  • Train associates as directed
  • Deliver quality customer service to all team members, customers, and stakeholders
  • Perform all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations
  • Bring any compliance issues to the attention of management

Required competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Efficient oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of staff and management
  • Must maintain confidentiality
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check aligned with company, licensing, and accreditation standards

Required certifications, licenses, education, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Seven+ years accounting experience required

Preferred education, competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • SAP Experience

Physical demands and work environment:

The 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.

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and/or phone
  • Visual acuity to accurately read small print in contracts, RFPs, and other documents
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat, stretch, kneel, reach, grasp, and pinch
  • Physical ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Incumbents will follow any other instructions or directions and will perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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Why You Should Apply:

  • Low-cost Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Health Advocacy Program
  • Caregiver Support Program
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Up to 17 days (136 hours) Paid Time Off Accrued During Your First 12 Months
  • Up to 40 hours Paid Sick Time Accrued Annually
  • 401k with 5% Employer Match
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Marketplace Perks at Work

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, medical condition, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.