SCOPEThe Accountant is responsible for accurate and efficient processing of the company's financial activities.ACCOUNTABILITIESSupports the Accounting Manager by assisting with corporate financial activities and projects as directed. Meets specified accounting department objectives including but not limited to:Preparing and entering journal entries as well as reconcile the respective general ledger accountsRecording transactions in foreign currencies and calculating exchange gain/lossAbility to perform advanced financial and variance analysis in order to respond to management questions during month end closeCalculate and record accruals/prepaymentsRespond to international information and reporting from our offices worldwide.Create detailed spreadsheets to convey financial information, write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.Assist with month–end close tasksPossess a working knowledge of company policies, procedures, and systems. Expands knowledge of accounting processes utilizing all available sources.Team player/leader. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with staff, vendors, and other business contacts. Timely response to requests or issues; provides complete information and/or resolution in an expeditious manner.Arrives on time and works hours needed to fulfill assigned responsibilities.Education & ExperienceBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with minimum 2 years of general accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experienceCOMPETENCIESDecisive JudgmentAdapting to ChangePlanning & OrganizingDelivering ResultsPolicies, Processes & ProceduresCustomer ServiceResilienceTeamwork & CollaborationInterpersonal CommunicationIntegrityFunctional AcumenSkills & CertificationsCPA license a plus.PC experience in a Microsoft Windows environment with an advanced knowledge of Excel andAbility to set and track goals.Must be ethical.Detailed and thorough in work habits with multi–tasking ability.Ability and desire to follow precise instructions.Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.Exhibits strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation, organizational and teaching skills.Ability and/or experience to read, analyze and interpret government rules and regulations, technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.Ability and/or experience to write reports, business correspondence, articles and presentations.Excellent verbal and non–verbal communication and telephone etiquette. Able to communicate with people at all levels.Available to work early, late, and weekends when needed to fulfill assigned responsibilities.Thomas Edwards Group is a Dallas–based executive search firm specializing in the direct hire and project placement of accounting and financial professionals in the Dallas–Fort Worth area. We have been in business for 22 years and are consistently ranked as one of the top contingent fee search firms in Dallas (Dallas Business Journal). We've also been recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work" numerous times by the Dallas Business Journal. Our business is on the rise and we are looking to add a few top–notch professionals to our growing firm.