At Vispero, you’ll be part of a global team enhancing solutions that make a difference in people’s lives. Vispero is the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired and owner of the brands AI Squared, Enhanced Vision, Freedom Scientific, Optelec, The Paciello Group and Interactive Accessibility. All the Vispero brands have a long history of developing and providing innovative solutions for blind and low vision individuals, helping them to reach their full potential.
You will work closely with the Accounting Manager in directing the company’s accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the company’s accounting policies and procedures, preparing accurate and timely monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, managing the external audit process and maintaining data integrity in the company’s financial systems. This role will report to the Accounting Manager.
Excellent written and oral communications
Detailed oriented with ability to pay attention to minute details for a project or task
Self- motivated with the ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative
Motivated and quick learner able to work independently and as a team member
Ethical and can demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
Efficiently and accurately close the books for Enhanced Vision including review of the staff journal entries, general ledger, sub-ledgers, supporting schedules and balance sheet account reconciliations.
Coordinate the monthly close process using Blackline to ensure all month-end close deadlines are met.
Perform month-end close tasks and account reconciliations for high risk / complex areas including the global intercompany reconciliation.
Calculate and analyze reserves each quarter (allowance for doubtful accounts, inventory excess and obsolete, warranty).
Responsible for the accounting and reporting of the services business unit.
Assist in the coordination of the external audit including but not limited to preparing supporting schedules and managing open items list.
Critically review current accounting and reporting processes and identify ways to improve and automate.
Support M&A transactions from due diligence through integration.
Responsible for preparing and filing monthly sales tax returns.
Develop and maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of the company’s accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes, internal controls and chart of accounts.
Critically review the company’s operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
Coach and mentor team members and promote a team environment. Actively support career development for the team.
Manage and perform ad hoc analysis or special projects as needed.
Demonstrated expertise in US GAAP including ability to understand complex accounting processes and methodologies.
Knowledge and experience with SOX and internal control compliance.
Strong IT skills and exposure to ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Familiar with international subsidiaries, including foreign currency valuations, international consolidations, transfer pricing and intercompany eliminations.
Demonstrated leadership and team building, including staff development skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; ability to perform well under pressure and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong customer service mindset with the ability to communicate effectively and balance different stakeholder needs.
Excellent organizational ability and keen attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to changes in the workplace.
Ability to work independently and within a team to solve a problem or reach a goal.
BS or BA Degree in Accounting or Finance (Accounting preferred & CPA preferred)
4-6 years accounting experience (2-3 years Big Four accounting firm experience preferred)
Proficient in Microsoft Office with intermediate to advanced-level Excel skills (Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Blackline experience a plus)
If you have a passion for excellence and want to work with an outstanding team of experts, working in an exciting, challenging, fast paced environment for the world’s leading assistive technology company, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.