Staff Accountant

Assa Abloy Americas
Orlando, Florida, United States
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Staff Accountant

'Be part of an innovative forward-thinking company'

Who We Are:

Originally, the manufacturer of one of the world's first electronic key management systems in 1994 - we are now the global leader in innovative technology for sophisticated, intelligent key management systems and locker solutions. We operate in a wide variety of markets such as Healthcare, Education, Commercial Enterprise and Critical Infrastructure, Government, Hospitality and more.

Traka products and solutions solve real-world problems by securing, managing and auditing the keys and equipment at the heart of a successful operation from small business to fortune 100 companies.

Traka became part of ASSA ABLOY in April 2012, who are a more than 8 billion Euro organisation and the global leader in access solutions. Every day we help people feel safe, secure and experience a more open world. ASSA ABLOY products can be seen and used everywhere you go in your daily life from brands such as Yale, Chubb and HID.

With its continued rapid growth, in January 2019 Traka became part of the Global Solutions division of ASSA ABLOY which allows Traka to grow further globally, and leverage group developments, including Cloud technologies.

We are always looking for diverse, talented, energetic people with integrity and the desire to succeed. We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits in a team environment where you can freely speak across teams and departments to seek help and guidance.

Working for Traka means that you will be part of an agile environment, with innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives.

Your Opportunity:

It will be your mission to support the organization by assisting in the financial responsibilities for the day to day management of its key functions; including preparing and maintaining financial records to track the organizations assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, payroll, and other related financial activities. You will be responsible for preparing accurate monthly P&L, accounts and other sales & financial reporting in a suitable format for internal records and submission to the UK for incorporation into the ASSA ABLOY financial reporting.

Who You Are:

You are a self-motivated and trustworthy with strong organizational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative, along with excellent written and oral English skills.

You will be comfortable working in a highly dynamic environment and able to multi-task, with a Team player attitude who will work closely with other departments. You will also have the ability to prioritize workloads and tasks, along with excellent attention to detail.

Functional Competencies:
  • Perform general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintain the general ledger.
  • Code invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconcile bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconcile cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verify and/or complete payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensure payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provide outside auditors with assistance; gather necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • File sales tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Coordinate with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Manage the purchasing and invoicing system.
  • Maintain knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to various programmatic efforts within all Traka Systems.
  • Be extremely detail oriented and have strong administrative and communication skills.
  • Uphold Traka USA's outstanding reputation for delivering superior customer service in order to retain market edge over competitor products and services.

Essential skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or related field, required.
  • 3+ years financial administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and continuous improvement process skills.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel.
  • Good working knowledge of QuickBooks.
  • Experience in using and maintaining accounting package.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work individually, unsupervised and as part of a fast moving organization and team.
  • Capability to prioritize multiple tasks and critically think through complex situations.
  • Ability to follow operational procedures and work to strict project deadlines.
Desirable skills:
  • Ability to work at a desk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate with and work with operations team as needed in the warehouse for the purpose of reconciliation and order validation. i.e. inventory, order processing, etc.
  • Answer phones in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office products.
We are looking for bright, motivated and passionate people to join our team.

Physical Requireme

The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 48,500 employees and sales of 8,2 billion euros. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door openings, trusted identities and entrance automation. ASSA ABLOY's innovations enable safe, secure and convenient access to physical and digital places. Every day, we help billions of people experience a more open world.