Accountant

Merchant International, Inc. is a wholesale distributor of electrical mechanical supplies and equipment to contractors overseas. We are currently looking for an Accountant to manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets. 

Accountant responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements, international banking (foreign currency, transfers, and letters of credit) along with preparing documents for CPA prepared tax returns. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 
- Manage all accounting transactions.
- Prepare budget forecasts
- Publish financial statements in time
- Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
- Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
- Ensure timely bank payments 
- Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
- Report on the company's financial health and liquidity
- Audit financial transactions and documents
- Comply with financial policies and regulations

REQUIREMENTS 
- Work experience as an Accountant, minimum five years
- Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including GAAP
- Hands-on experience with accounting software - QuickBooks
- International Banking Experience (foreign currency, transfers and letters of credit)
- Advance Microsoft skills (Outlook, Word and Excel)
- Experience with general ledger functions
- Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
- BS in Accounting, Finance, or relevant degree

Workdays: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance and Paid Time Off