Swedish Match North America LLC, a consumer-packaged goods producer (CPG) and market leader of cigars and a broad assortment of smokeless tobacco products is currently seeking a Staff Accountant in Richmond, VA.
This position’s responsibilities include supporting the overall accuracy of the daily transactions recorded in the corporate general ledgers. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining accurate accounting records for corporate tangible, intangible assets, and leased assets. This position will be responsible for preparation and entry of general journal entries and preparation of assigned account reconciliations.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Accounting for Tangible and Intangible Assets: Maintain fixed asset subsidiary ledger in Sage Fixed Assets application. Prepare and post monthly depreciation journal entries. Oversee annual fixed asset physical inventory procedures for all locations. Prepare monthly fixed asset flow through report. Prepare monthly capital expenditure report. Work with the corporate tax department for tax fixed asset activity as needed. Ensure that all leases are accounted for properly according to IFRS 16 Leases. Prepare and post monthly lease accounting journal entries for corporate vehicle fleets. Record necessary amortization entries for intangible assets and maintains asset records for all intangible assets.
Other Corporate Accounting Responsibilities: Prepare and post monthly recurring and standard journal entries in a timely manner. Assist Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Accountant with more complex general ledger accounts. Perform other monthly, quarterly and year-end closing procedures. Prepare required schedules and support for internal and external auditors.
Other Key Balance Sheet Responsibilities: Perform analysis and prepare account reconciliations for liability accounts related to payroll withholdings and employer payroll taxes, as assigned. Perform analysis and prepare account reconciliations for ancillary benefits for employees, as assigned. Perform analysis and prepare account reconciliations for prepaid expenses, other current receivables and other accrued expenses, as assigned. Perform analysis and prepare account reconciliations for real and personal property taxes for all U.S. entities.
Other: Coordination with Corporate Control and other Corporate HQ departments as required. Perform special projects as may be assigned by the Accounting Manager. Perform special projects as may be assigned by the Controller or Chief Financial Officer. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required. Some public accounting experience and/or CPA desired.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2-4 years of experience is required, proficient in Excel and knowledge of accounting systems, and exposure to IFRS is preferable.
SKILLS: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effective time management skills. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Must be able to manage multiple projects effectively.
BENEFITS : Swedish Match offers highly competitive salaries, flexible benefits program, medical, dental and vision, bonding leave, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, 401(k), paid vacation, 12 paid holidays and more!
Swedish Match was named on the list of "Top Workplaces" in Richmond for 2015-2021 as published by the Richmond Times Dispatch.