Description: Sprague is looking for a staff accountant to join the accounting team. This position will prepare, analyze and interpret various accounting and financial data for one or more business units, locations and products. Responsible for the quality, timeliness and integrity of financial data. Duties range from basic accounting and analytical tasks to interpreting financial reports and data to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with company and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Duties: •Calculate cost of sales and ending inventory balances for assigned locations and/or products. •Performs month-end journal entries and reconciliations to ensure the consistency and accuracy of assigned strategic business unit(s) profit margin and inventory information for financial reporting. •Prepare and evaluate balance sheet and income statement information, determining variances and trends and reports to management. •Ensures accuracy of the data and is responsible for resolving most problems. Proactively consults with management on financial and business issues. • Evaluates existing accounting methods. Make recommendations for improving policies, procedures, controls and systems. •Work with other accounting staff and other departments to ensure internal consistency of reports and analysis. •Provide financial analysis and written reports to management or other departments as required.
Qualifications: •Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of 2 years of accounting experience with general and/or cost accounting systems for a manufacturer, distributor or similar environment required CPA desirable •Advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Excel and Word a must, Access or Paradox a plus). •Excellent communication skills •Excellent organization and time management skills required in order to meet rigid daily, weekly, monthly and annual deadline requirements. • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload and perform under pressure in a fast paced environment
Sprague is one of the largest independent suppliers of energy and materials handling services in the Northeast with products including home heating oil, diesel fuels, residual fuels, gasoline and natural gas. Over the years, Sprague has aggressively expanded its offerings to meet the ever-changing energy and logistics markets. Coupled with its strong physical assets, Sprague provides differentiated products and services including value-added customer support and online tools that are unmatched