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Staff Accountant II



Accounting & Finance
Grand Forks, ND, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Build your future with Sovos.

If you're seeking a career where innovation meets impact, you've come to the right place. As a global leader, Sovos is transforming tax compliance from a business requirement to a force for growth while revolutionizing how businesses navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape. At Sovos, we're dedicated to more than just solving compliance challenges – we're committed to making a positive and lasting difference in everything we do. Our teams operate on the modern edge of digital technology, working not only to solve complex business challenges but also to enrich our personal, professional, and local communities.

Our purpose-built systems provide the tools you need to thrive in a world where governments demand increased visibility, faster reporting and greater control over business processes. Excited about the possibilities? So are we!

Don’t worry if you don't check all the boxes – apply anyway! We're focused on hiring the right people, not just the "right" resume. It's not about what you've done elsewhere; it's all about what you're capable of doing here.

The Work You'll Do:

As a Staff Accountant II, you'll play a crucial role in our finance team, handling the preparation of both standard and specialized financial reports in line with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Your responsibilities will cover various aspects of general ledger accounting, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting.

We're looking for someone with sharp analytical skills, a keen attention to detail, and a solid understanding of GAAP principles to excel in this role. If you're ready to dive into the world of finance and make a meaningful impact, we'd love to have you on board.

This is a hybrid role which will require a significant amount of time spent in office.

More specifically you will:
  • Generates customer invoices and monitor accounts receivable for accuracy and payment
  • Gathers financial information on customers and prospects for credit checks; maintain credit files
  • Records vendor invoices and monitor accounts payable for accuracy and payment
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and post journal entries accurately and timely
  • Assists in the monthly close of the company’s financial statements including preparation of schedules support balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Documents and develops accounting and control procedures for overall complex accounts
  • Prepare taxes fillings and assists in financial analysis and analysis as well as monthly department reporting
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including bank accounts, prepaid expenses, accruals, and fixed assets
  • Assist in the month-end and year-end close processes, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate and resolve discrepancies or variances in financial data
  • Works with other departments to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Provides supporting documentation and analytical information for all internal and external audits
  • Takes full responsibility for ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrates initiative, drive and determination to achieve results, success and growth
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting standards and regulations, and ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the finance department

What We Need From You

  • At least 2 years of overall accounting experience; knowledge of accounting processes and procedures
  • CPA is a nice to have
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills in dealing with internal and external customers
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work in a structured environment
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence and good judgment
  • Maintains a high level of energy, enthusiasm, engagement and commitment to action
  • Develops trust and models open, candid, respectful communication and collaborative teamwork
  • Demonstrates a high degree of self-awareness and commitment to personal development and learning
What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work and inside!

  • Flexible Time-Off
  • Comprehensive wellness benefits
  • Bi-Weekly Meeting Free Days!
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Globally recognized Training and Development programs

Sovos is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law. At Sovos, all employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.

Company Background

Sovos is a global provider of tax, compliance and trust solutions and services that enable businesses to navigate an increasingly regulated world with true confidence. Purpose-built for always-on compliance capabilities, our scalable IT-driven solutions meet the demands of an evolving and complex global regulatory landscape. Sovos’ cloud-based software platform provides an unparalleled level of integration with business applications and government compliance processes.

More than 100,000 customers in 100+ countries – including half the Fortune 500 – trust Sovos for their compliance needs. Sovos annually processes more than three billion transactions across 19,000 global tax jurisdictions. Bolstered by a robust partner program more than 400 strong, Sovos brings to bear an unrivaled global network for companies across industries and geographies. Founded in 1979, Sovos has operations across the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit http://www.sovos.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Company Background

Sovos was built to solve the complexities of the digital transformation of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction control compliance, tax reporting and more. The company supports more than 8,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 500, operating in over 70 countries. Its SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes. Sovos has employees throughout North America, Latin America and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit www.sovos.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.