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Veritiv - Jacksonville (Office) 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

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: Briefly describe what this person would be accountable for in their performance reviews (e.g., project implementation, report creation, process management, trade-off decisions).   List the accountabilities in order of importance to the enterprise.

  • Frequent interaction with managers throughout 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.
  • Support various audits by providing accounting documents, schedules, and other relevant information.
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Support external reporting to various governmental agencies.
  • Develop technical proficiency of US or local GAAP in assigned accounting area(s).
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities.
  • Participate on other initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:  Briefly describe the knowledge, skills, demonstrated behaviors and experience required for entry into the position/role

  • Must be a self-starter, results driven, and capable of working autonomously with limited supervision.
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment.
  • 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
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Undergraduate 4 year degree from an accredited College/University required (Accounting Major preferred)
  • 4+ years of related work experience.
  • Certification (CPA, CFA, CIA, or CMA) preferred and maybe required for exact position.
  • Intermediate understanding and proficiency of US or local GAAP and general accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of technical accounting research/documentation
  • Intermediate level 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.
  • 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).

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement: (Describe any unusual working conditions, such as extreme temperatures, heights, hazardous materials, etc.  State percentage of time spent traveling each month, if any.)

  • None

Budget/P&L responsibilities: Does this role have any budget/P&L responsibilities?  If so, what is the approximate size (in $)  under the role’s authority

  • None

Decision Rights: Thinking of the key business processes within the function and across functions, please list the specific decision rights of this role (e.g., what decisions are they accountable for versus just provide input to making?):

  • General accounting decisions regarding journal entries, account reconcilations, etc.

Positions Supervised: List the positions that report directly to this position

  • None

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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