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.
Staff Accountant The Staff Accountant will report directly to the Assistant Controller. You will be part of a high-performing team who is expected to lead, take ownership of your areas of responsibility, and ensure accurate and timely completion of the company’s reporting requirements. You will work closely with the Senior Accountant and 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. The ideal candidate is one who collaborates well across multiple functions, explores and embraces opportunities for doing things in new ways and initiates, and/or supports, improvements in work processes to increase efficiency.
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
Maintain fixed asset module and ensure depreciation, fixed asset additions and disposals are properly recorded monthly.
Maintain prepaid expense reconciliations and amortize prepaid balances over service periods.
Prepare month-end account reconciliations
Utilize Blackline to track month-end close tasks.
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.
Maintain intercompany schedules and work with appropriate parties to reconcile any differences.
Timely preparation of the monthly bank reconciliations.
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.
Manage and perform ad hoc analysis or special projects as needed.
Knowledgeable 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.
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).
1-3 years accounting experience, experience with inventory / manufacturing 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.