APMEX Professional Careers

General Ledger Accountant

Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
Job ID
2018-1264
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

About APMEX

Step into the modern age of the e-commerce world by joining the team at the nation’s leader in Precious Metals. Known for much more than the largest inventory selection, best customer service and dedicated employees, APMEX is a name synonymous with smart, secure and trusted investing.  The APMEX team is large enough to get the job done better than anyone else in the industry but small enough where everyone is important and every employee matters to the company. The Precious Metals industry is a specialized investment market and is unlike any other. Deciding to join the team making APMEX the gold standard when it comes to buying and selling Precious Metals is an investment in your future!  We just celebrated our 16th year in business with being named the #1 Specialty eRetailer by Internet Retailer Magazine! 

 

You probably have a lot of options, so why work with us?

 

At APMEX we want to hire like-minded people: those who are motivated to succeed in a startup culture, love to think critically and who have fun doing it! Most importantly, you should be passionate about all things customer experience and stay on top of new trends and developments within the eCommerce industry. Free coffee, drinks, snacks, lunches, parking and great co-workers are all included with employment at APMEX!  You’ll be pleasantly surprised by our generous annual and holiday bonus programs.  Did we mention that you’re also immediately vested in our generous 401(k) match?  Click over to our Careers page and check out our Benefits to learn more!  

About The Role

The General Ledger Accountant will perform all duties as necessary to ensure that all general ledger accounts are reconciled and adjustments posted to ensure an accurate and timely month-end and year-end close.

 

A Day in the Life of a General Ledger:

 

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a daily and/or monthly basis
  • Perform Fixed Asset reconciliation and assist with annual inventory of Fixed Assets
  • Assist with monthly and annual product inventory
  • Prepare journal entries and post to the General Ledger
  • Maintain adequate support for posted General Ledger entries
  • Prepare monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP and internal policy compliance
  • Assist with monthly financial review process
  • Research transaction within various General Ledger accounts, as needed
  • Assist with various audit activities, including the annual financial audit
  • Directly interface with various members from other departments
  • Manage and reconcile petty cash on a systematic basis
  • Review the work of others for accuracy, as needed
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

Education:

            Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business

Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience General Ledger accounting experience
  • Superior skills relating to attention to details
  • Proficient with various computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent spreadsheet sheet skills, specifically good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other database applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the Company
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver assignments on time
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism including the ability to successfully deal with sensitive or confidential information
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven history of dependability and reliability
  • The ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of proper accounting treatment for all general ledger activities

Computer Skills:

  • Knowledge of Great Plains Accounting or similar software is a plus
  • Mastery of MicroSoft Office software; specifically Excel and Word

 

Certificates & Licenses:

CPA designation; or actively pursuing CPA designation 

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