Staff Accountant

Company: Midco

General Information
US-AK-Minneapolis
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
None
False
False
Job Description Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

Free and discounted Midco services Tuition reimbursement Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve Employee referral program Wellness programs Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

JOB PURPOSE:

Participate in all aspects of financial transactions in compliance with GAAP and company and departmental policies and procedures.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

Create appropriate and accurate journal entries supported by complete, detailed work papers. Perform P&L analysis, including trend identification and monitoring, and budget to actual analysis of expenses. Recognize and identify deviations from accepted accounting practices and communicate with senior staff and/or management to determine appropriate action. Assist with the month-end accounting close process. Support team members and Management in the research and resolution of accounting related issues. Reconcile accounts accurately and efficiently. Understand and adhere to GAAP and all company and departmental policies and procedures relating to the Accounting function. Maintain a high amount of detail in all record keeping and data entries functions. Compile timely and accurate reports as requested.  Possess a comprehensive understanding of GAAP and other accounting practices and standards. Be proficient in both Great Plains and Excel. Experience with Prophix reporting software Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers. Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy. Maintain regular attendance as required by your position. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments. Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco. Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility. Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects. Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment. Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions Actively follow Midco policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned. Note: Management reserves the right to assign or reassign functions and responsibilities to this job description at any time.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. Minimum of one to three years accounting experience preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands. Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. Minimum of one to three years accounting experience preferred.