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Accountant I - Corporate
R6265General accounting finance
Norman, OKFull-Time

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SUMMARY

The Accountant I performs professional accounting work in preparation of financial statements, reports and analyses, reconciliations, general ledger entries and monthly financial statements related to all CNI entities. This position receives assignments from and works closely with the Assistant Controllers and applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to prepare, record and review financial information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Prepares and analyzes monthly reports, and special reports, as assigned. Ensures adherence to all closing deadlines.

Understands, researches and applies generally accepted accounting principles.

Prepares journal entries and posts to automated general ledger system.

Manages multiple projects and deadlines, which may include participating in and/or managing a wide variety of special projects.

Maintains updated and proper file documentation for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), external auditors, as well as for internal audits.

Maintains CNI policies and operating procedures.

Responds to Assistant Controller requests; completes assigned tasks with accuracy and in a timely manner.

Helps provide research to inquiries received from a variety of sources. May work closely with other departments and/or vendors in execution of daily duties.

Relies on judgment and experience to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsible to provide superior customer service at all times.

Assists in all areas of Finance, as needed.

May supervise lower-level employees.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of one (1) year relevant accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Specialized experience, skills, knowledge, training or certifications may be considered in lieu of required level of education. Government contracting experience a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGRISTRATION

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Working knowledge of accounting practices with ability to analyze financial documents and reconcile accounts.

Working knowledge of standard cost accounting concepts, practices and procedures.

Operational knowledge of GAAP and related government regulations / policies with ability to aptly apply procedures.

Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite with expert knowledge of Excel.

Organized and detail-oriented with ability to plan and accomplish goals.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and to meet specified deadlines.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent customer service and relationship-building skills.

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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