• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-TX-Frisco
    ID 2019-1066
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     Meritize is an education lender that uses an individual’s academic, military and work achievements to enhance credit evaluation and expand funding for skills-based education. The company’s proprietary merit-based lending program goes beyond traditional underwriting to leverage individual academic and experiential data, resulting in increased access to educational funding and improved outcomes. The Meritize SkillsBuilding™️ platform promotes the growth and development of skills-based careers on behalf of students, educators and employers through innovative funding solutions, skills building programs and career success services. 

    Responsibilities

    If you are looking to work alongside a team of highly energetic, passionate and driven people, then this opportunity may be for you. Here are the key things this Staff Accountant will be doing:

    • Full cycle accounts receivable and payable, including preparation of monthly invoices and maintaining customer and vendor records;
    • Management of custodial accounts and supporting schedules;
    • Prepare journal entries, verify and post account transactions, maintain balance sheet accounts, and complete general ledger operations;
    • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts;
    • Assists in the month-end close process and quarterly / year end audits;
    • Helps support, maintain, and document the design of the accounting business processes;
    • Support Senior Accountant, Controller and CFO with the implementation and ongoing development of internal financial controls and procedures;
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Working closely with the accounting team, this person will meet the following requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field;
    • 0-2 year of accounting experience;
    • Intermediate Excel skills
    • Possess knowledge and understanding of GAAP and audit practices;
    • Analytical skills, displaying an ability to gather, relate and compare data, and ensure data is reliable, accurate and complete;
    • Detail orientation to ensure related tasks are completed timely and accurately;
    • Highly organized, capable of maintaining a systematic process for handling and recording all financial data, files and analysis;
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-growing environment and make changes where fit;
    • Essential characteristic of integrity, act according to the highest ethical standards pertaining to accounting controls and policies, able to maintain strict confidence as needed

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