Accountant
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. - Southlake, TX

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Responsibilities
  • General ledger responsibility for assigned entities, including timely closing on a monthly basis and producing all required management reports
    • Performing detailed trial balance preparation, analysis and reconciliation
    • Analyzing and reconciling accounts
    • Assisting with preparation of financial statements
    • Preparing and ensuring the accuracy of accounting records
  • Fixed asset accounting and related capital reporting
  • Compliance with internal controls
  • Preparation for and participation in internal and external audits
  • Communication with other departments, regional and corporate personnel. Performance of other accounting duties, as required
Required Skills Technical Competencies
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Data analysis
  • Working with people
  • Strong PC application skills
General Competencies
  • Communication
  • Cross cultural awareness
  • Decision making
  • Managing across organizational boundaries
Traits
  • Accurate
  • Detail oriented
  • Versatile
  • Organized
  • Ethical
  • Independently motivated
Required Experience Required Experience and Education:
  • Position requires a minimum four-year accounting degree, with 2-5 years accounting experience
  • Strong computer skills, with emphasis in Microsoft Dynamics GP or other accounting software
  • Experience with Fixed Assets or Project Accounting a plus
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, analytical skills, and be able to work independently
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

About this company
Genesee & Wyoming (GWI) once relied on the salt of the earth -- hauling salt on a 14-mile railroad for one customer. Now, however, the...