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The Original Mane 'n Tail - Animal Care - Jr. Staff Accountant

Jr. Staff Accountant

Junior Staff Accountant

Are you a looking to begin or grow your career in accounting?  We are growing too!  Straight Arrow, whose Mane ‘n Tail line of skin and haircare products has a unique crossover niche that appeals for both people and equine use, is seeking a Junior Staff Accountant to add to our team.  If you are looking for an opportunity to learn and develop in the accounting profession, we have a great opportunity for you!

About Us and What we Offer You

Founded in 1970, Straight Arrow has grown to be leading brand in the human and equine personal and skin care space.  Despite worldwide recognition, Straight Arrow has never lost its family-oriented, grassroots mindset dedicated to innovation and customer service.  At Straight Arrow, employees are never seen as a number and your contributions are valued every day!  We show appreciation through the following programs:

  • Generous medical benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off (including discretionary paid days off designated by the President)

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be involved in the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, allowing you to grow your skills and expertise.  Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Preparation of standard accounting reports
  • Complete journal entries, reversals, bank entries, supply entries, pre-paid entries, and freight claims
  • Review financial system entries, investigating and correcting errors as required
  • Reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Maintain the integrity of the general and subsidiary ledgers
  • Collect and analyze information on operational costs. Provide advice to Controller on revenues and expenditures.
  • Ad hoc financial reporting
  • Back-up support for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions of department

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Accounting or related degree
  • 0-2 years of general bookkeeping or accounting experience
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Accounting software experience required, Microsoft Dynamics NAV preferred
  • Ability to think analytically and have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

HOW TO APPLY:

PLEASE NOTE – To be considered, all applicants MUST include:

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  • An updated resume
  • Brief cover letter describing why you meet the qualifications for our position is required to be considered
  • Salary history and/or requirement

Our hiring management partner is myHR Partner. myHR Partner is not a staffing service or recruiter. All resumes/applications will be reviewed for this position and only for our organization. Applicants who meet the initial qualifications will be contacted for a phone interview.

All applicants can check the status of their application by logging on to the myHR Partner web portal at www.myhrpartnerinc.com and logging on to your personal profile in the Job Postings area.

If you are selected to receive an offer of employment with our company, your employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of work references and other background checks.

We realize that it takes time and effort to go through our application process and we thank you for considering applying for this position. We kindly ask for no emails or phone calls as a means to further your application process. These efforts will not enhance your opportunity for consideration and we are not equipped to respond to these requests. We thank you in advance for your adherence to this request.

Thank you for your interest in our position.  We appreciate the time you have taken to apply with us.

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