WindStream Communications Staff Manager-Finance in Little Rock, Arkansas

Staff Manger – Finance

Job Responsibilities * Supervising accounting personnel ranging in size from of 2 - 15 individuals * Function as a contributing and effective member of the Accounting/Finance organization * Oversee daily operations of an assigned group * Responsible for the strenuous month-end closing process (including journal entries and financial statement review) * Reconciling, reviewing reconciliations and evaluating all assigned balance sheets accounts * Preparing account analysis, other variance analysis and monthly reporting to be distributed to wide audience throughout company's management. * Confirm accounting records are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), company policies and legal agreements / contracts * Proactively seek opportunities to identify inefficiencies, research/analyze data, and create solution alternatives * Establishes effective professional business relationships with all levels of management

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance is required;
  • Several years of supervisory experience is required
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Prior audit or SOX experience is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting application
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory
  • Advanced level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and inventory;
  • Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint) and experience in JD Edwards is desirable.
  • The successful candidate will be inquisitive, take initiative, and have a solid understanding of accounting principles and internal controls.
  • Position requires strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Solid organization and problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and workflow

Primary Location: *US-Arkansas-Little Rock

Job Category: Finance

Requisition ID: 18003234

Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.