Job Description

Accountant - Financial Reporting 

Art Van Furniture, the Mid-West’s premier furniture and mattress retailer and one of America’s 10 largest furniture retailers, continues to grow very rapidly.  Our growth has created a new opening opportunity for an accountant experienced with financial reporting to join our corporate team. 

In this role, reporting to our Controller, the Financial Reporting Accountant is responsible for preparing financial statements required for external reporting.  They will collect and analyze financial data, ensuring that all reporting meets regulatory and company standards.  Works with Controller to prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. The successful applicant must demonstrate a strong knowledge of general accounting policies, procedures and processes that are part of the general accounting field.  Other duties include:

  • Assist in drafting analysis of consolidated financial reports
  • Work with external auditors to provide support.
  • Manage, track and comply with reporting calendars for outside parties.
  • Assist in preparation of annual tax returns.
  • Prepare account analysis and reconcile to general ledger
  • Special projects as assigned.

Skills / Requirements

The position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field.
  • CPA certification is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in an environment with multiple priorities. Must be able to work well with a diverse group in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Outstanding verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with Excel at the EXPERT level (pivot tables, Vlookups). Proficiency with Word and Power Point also required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • A minimum of four to seven years accounting experience in a corporation with external reporting requirements.

Application Instructions

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