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Cost Accountant

Company: World Wide Technology
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Why WWT?

Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance, WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ over 7,000 individuals and closed $13 Billion in revenue. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For" list for the ninth consecutive year!

Why the Accounting team at WWT?

The Cost Accounting team is very collaborative. Each Accountant has sales regions that they support but the team frequently works together to solve problems and find innovative ways to support their stakeholders.

What your day to day looks like:

The Cost Accountants get to interact with many different groups, both in and out of Finance. The Cost Accountants are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of WWT's material gross profit and frequently work with AR, AP, FP&A, Sales Operations, Procurement and IT. Lots of interaction within the business!

Summary of Position:

We currently have an open position for a Cost Accountant I in St. Louis, MO reporting to the Cost Accounting Manager. This position will support Cost Accountant II and III and is responsible for communicating any events or activities that may impact the financial results of the business unit, while ensuring accounting is recorded in accordance with GAAP.

  • Supporting month-end and year-end close
  • Preparing journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Assist with front-end sales channel setup process to ensure P&L is accurate
  • Coordinate with Cost Accountant II and III to correct order issues.
  • Communicate with Cost Accountant II and III with any GP impacting activity
  • Miscellaneous tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent required
  • 2 years of progressive business experience in finance and accounting preferred
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software suite
  • Exposure to information technology industry is a plus

Business and Personal Attributes:

  • A strong team player with evidence of professional maturity, self-confidence and someone willing to lend support and become involved in the details of the business required.
  • Comfortable working in an open and highly interactive, fast-paced, communicative culture required.
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to professionally communicate at all levels of the business and ability to interface effectively across multiple company departments with strong diplomacy skills preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and work ethic required.
  • Demonstrated customer focus (both internal and external) required.
  • Personal time management skills and organization required.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills required, innovative thinking and project management skills preferred.
  • Ability to embrace change, support multiple groups at one time, work well in a team environment with positive energy and adhere to WWT core values required.

World Wide Technology, Inc. offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Visit our company web page at www.wwt.com for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently Abled

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Keywords: World Wide Technology, St. Louis , Cost Accountant, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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