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Staff Accountant

Corporate | Minneapolis, MN | Part Time

Job Description

Franchise Staff Accountant

Our staff franchise account will support small business owners (our franchisees) by providing on time financial statements and monthly accounting support for up to twenty franchise locations. Candidates must be highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starters and able to multitask effectively with excellent organizational, problem-solving and communication skills.


Day to day duties include:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements.

  • Perform month end closings in compliance with CBAC guidelines.

  • Bank and credit card reconciliations.

  • Heavy G/L account reconciliation, including A/R, A/P, fixed assets and accruals.

  • Preparing account analysis including reconciliation's for specific G/L accounts for month end close.

  • Check ACH payments coming in from franchisees

  • Answering inquiries and follow-up with franchisees over accounting issues and procedures.

  • Preparing sales and use tax returns; analyzing related account balances.

  • Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

  • Working in compliance with federal, state and local legal requirements.

  • Performing inventory control reconciliation.

  • Preparing property tax renditions.

  • Manage various intercompany billings, payables and reconciliations.

  • Payroll assistance when required

  • Will be responsible for managing inventory expenditures and transactions through wholesale.

Other Information:

  • Location: Minneapolis MN     

  • Base Pay: Competitive and commensurate with experience

  • Full/Part Time: Part Time Employee                                  

  • Required Travel: None


To be considered:

  • A positive customer service attitude towards others

  • Accounting education and/or 3 - 5 years prior experience.

  • Good understanding of fundamental accounting principles. (i.e. Fixed Assets, Accruals, etc...)

  • Proficient in Quick-Books accounting, MS Excel.

  • Experience accounting for multiple sets of company books.

  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

  • Team player who fits well with our corporate culture.

  • Sales tax, property tax or multi-state experience a plus

Staff Accountant Job Duties:

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.

  • Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.

  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.

  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.

  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.

  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.

  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.

  • Provides accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.

  • Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential. 

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Staff Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

Accounting, SFAS Rules, Reporting Skills, Deadline-Oriented, Time Management, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, PC Proficiency, Productivity, Verbal Communication, General Math Skills, Proficient with Excel and Quickbooks Online