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Staff Accountant in Littleton, CO at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Staff Accountant
At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 16,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative and serve our clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time. 
We are a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for our expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.  We are proud to say that many of the world’s leading organizations partner with us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.
At Computershare we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.
Computershare is committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you need any assistance, please let us know and we are happy to help.
Interested in joining our leading brand?  Keep reading below about this position and then click “Apply” to tell us about yourself!
Job Summary
Responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial packages and associated balance sheet reconciliations.  Calculates monthly service fees, investor pass through expenses and reconciles monthly investor settlements.  Responsible for accounts receivable function for STS.
Position Responsibilities and Essential Functions
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule.
  • Responsible for STS accounts receivable collection and reconciliation
  • Payment of zero balance invoices, service release advances and BPO’s.
  • Responsible for balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Assist with monthly calculation of service fees and investor pass through expenses.
  • Assist in journaling and reconciling monthly investor settlements
  • Daily and monthly journal entries.
  • Assist with year-end financial audit.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills
Required:
  • 10 key
  • Extensive knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate communication clearly and effectively to management team
  • Solid writing skills with ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Ability to multitask and follow assignment to completion with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient advance computer skill utilizing Microsoft Office/Access/Window based applications.
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 1 years of accounting/financial experience
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
 
Language Ability
 
Ability to read/analyze/interpret journals/financial reports/legal documents; respond to inquiries/complaints from customers/reg. agencies/ community; write speeches/articles for publication; present info to top mgmt/public groups/ boards of directors.
 
Mathematical Ability
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations; and apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test
Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the environment is moderate.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally have reason to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close and distant vision.
Computershare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.
This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by business needs and communicated by their supervisor. 

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