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ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

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Job ID:
R16463
Location:
Veritiv - Jacksonville (Office) FL
City:
Jacksonville
State:
FL
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for general ledger journal entries, month-end close procedures, and analyzing balances in accounts for appropriateness. This position performs account reconciliations and is required to have detailed knowledge of all general ledger accounts and their contents.  This position is required to meet all scheduled monthly financial reporting and tax deadlines, and provide accurate and timely analysis and research as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Frequent interaction with managers and directors of the Company.
  • Maintain assigned general ledger or subsidiary ledger accounts by reviewing documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations, preparing supporting schedules, recording appropriate journal entries consistent with US GAAP, and reconciling on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close.
  • Act as the subject matter expert in assigned accounting area(s).
  • Review financial results for completeness by preparing various reports, schedules, and reconciliations.
  • Develop technical proficiency of US or local GAAP in assigned accounting area(s).
  • Rotate into new and different or supplemental accounting area(s).
  • Visit other sites for meetings, trainings, or other reasons as needed or assigned.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Must be a self-starter, results driven, and capable of working autonomously with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to take leadership roles in special projects or other initiatives as assigned.
  • Positive and professional demeanor, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a variety of team members in various departments.
  • Collaborative skills:  works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage internal and external auditor requests.
  • Undergraduate 4 year degree from an accredited College/University required ( Accounting or Finance major preferred).
  • 6+ years of related work experience.
  • Certification (CPA, CFA, CIA, or CMA) preferred and may be required for exact position.
  • Advanced understanding and proficiency of US or local GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • In depth knowledge of technical accounting and research/documentation skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and SharePoint.
  • Intermediate knowledge of major ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software applications such as SAP, Oracle, or PeopleSoft.
  • Working knowledge of on-line analytical processing (OLAP) tools such as Hyperion.
  • Exposure to project management principles (Pmbok) and Supervisor leadership training.
  • Experience within the Distribution industry and familiarity with operational requirements preferred.
  • For locations outside USA – bilingualism is required – working knowledge (oral & written) of English and local official language(s).


Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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