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Staff Accountant

Company: Implus
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Implus Footcare, LLC is an industry-leading global consumer packaged goods company with 20+ brands in fitness, outdoor, sporting goods and footcare product categories. Implus is headquartered in Research Triangle Park in Durham, NC with locations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, and South Africa. Our brand family includes Sof Sole, Yaktrax, Apara, Airplus, Sneaker Balls, Sof Comfort, Little Hotties, Harbinger, TriggerPoint, Perfect Fitness, Balega, Penguin, DryGuy, Spenco, Force Field, FuelBelt, Stabil, SKLZ, and Rock Tape. From insoles, socks, and shoe care to fitness equipment and seasonal accessories, Implus' products are sold in over 80,000 retail locations across North America and in over 70 countries worldwide.


The Staff Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager. This position will be primarily responsible for daily, weekly and monthly duties related to preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, as well as administration of assigned processes and analysis centered around general ledger activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Month-end close activities and reporting

Complete journal entries and perform account reconciliations

Assist with the annual audit process and prepare necessary schedules

Assist in the preparation of ad hoc financial schedules and reports

Prepare monthly cash entries and review cash entries recorded by Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Reconcile corporate cash accounts on a monthly basis

Review and record monthly prepaid expenses

Prepare monthly rent payments and reconcile accrued liabilities

Record weekly payroll entries

Key Skills:

Demonstrated analytical / problem solving skills

Proficient in ad-hoc creation of reports / schedules / analysis

Process oriented mind-set for understanding organization transaction flows

A critical and questioning eye, not taking info at face value

Recent college grad or 1 year of experience

Understanding of internal controls and strong knowledge of US GAAP

Proficient with MS suite applications, including strong Excel skills

Excellent communications skills

Desired Skills and Experience:

Licensed CPA and/or public accounting experience

Accounting experience in a distribution environment

Experience with commission and royalty administration

Education and Certifications:

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Minimum Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Visual Abilities: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, read reports, create presentations and use a computer system.

Hearing: Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students.

Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems.

Mobility: Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings.

Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Predictable attendance on site

Using a standard computer keyboard and monitor

25 pounds. with or without reasonable accommodation

Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions and may be stressful at times.

Work may require occasional travel

Standard climate-controlled office setting

Occasional exposure to open air, warehouse setting

Implus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion/belief, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Implus, Durham , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Durham, North Carolina

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