Corporate Accounting Specialist

Wilmington, DE

Corporate Accounting Specialist

EDiS’ Corporate Accounting Specialist requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting functions in order to analyze financial information and prepare accurate and timely reports. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, monthly closings and year-end audit preparation, and the support of budget and forecast activities. This individual may be asked to assist with ad-hoc projects and general accounting support tasks when necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively utilizes computerized accounting software programs to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Support functions and operations across departments to ensure activities align with strategic goals and meet internal and external customers’ expectations.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of monthly financial information.
  • Support budget and forecasting activities.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy.
  • Assist in other accounting department duties such as project specific accounting, as directed.

Qualifications/Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Maintain confidentiality with EDiS Company and client information.
  • Basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation and data analysis skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, reliable with a professional attitude.
  • Knowledge of routine business correspondence formats (e.g., letters, memo, etc.).
  • Self-starter, goal oriented, and passionate about customer service.
  • Open to direction and feedback, listens and seeks clarification.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (e.g., phone etiquette, business writing, client correspondence, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

Required Education and Experience

  • 4-year degree in Accounting program or related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in generalist accounting or finance
  • Experience successfully managing individuals
  • Proven ability to develop and train people on new accounting tasks
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