Accounting Research Analyst

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 1/8/2020
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Accounting Research Analyst
Performs general accounting duties such as balancing and reconciling accounts and/or statements and processes bills, invoices or payments.  Initiates and performs fuel research projects and designs and/or implements process improvement projects.
  • Process bills, payments, invoices, purchase orders, and/or cash in an accurate and timely manner according to departmental procedures.
  • Reconcile and balance various accounts, statements, and/or reports.  
  • Investigate and resolve vendor/customer (internal and external) issues.
  • Design and/or implement process improvement projects, including information technology enhancements to Fuel or other systems and processes.
  • Initiate and/or perform a broad range of research and analysis projects involving fuel or fuel economy.
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required.
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience performing account reconciliations, work with financial systems, process improvement implementations.
  • Must have basic math skills with the ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages.  Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products.  Must have good analytical skills.
  • Requires strong attention to detail and accuracy.  Must have demonstrated ability to carry out detailed written and oral instructions. 
  • Must have the ability to perform research and analysis even when faced with ambiguous information. 
  • Must be able to generate and implement new initiatives based on findings.  
  • Requires ability to set priorities and accomplish duties with little supervision and direction in a timely manner.  A sense of urgency is required.

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