FAMSA is a leading retailer that is focused to serve a number of consumption needs and basic financial services of the households towards the deployment of an integral and flexible business platform, compromise of 3 business units: FAMSA Furniture, FAMSA Loans and FAMSA to FAMSA strives to fulfill the households’ needs for durable goods, credit and savings. FAMSA, with over 20 years in the U.S., operates 22 business locations in Texas and Illinois.
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GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To support the CFO and Senior Accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance Accounting Department.
To relieve the CFO and Senior Accountant of certain responsibilities that will allow them to spend a greater portion of their time on Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Budget and Variance issues, and Forecasting.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide monthly detail to the Senior Accountant for General Journal entries; insure proper recording of new purchases and disposals.
Monitors cash transactions to ensure that bank account balances to the report and any unusual items are investigated.
Daily cash administration, account management and bank relations for multiple units.
Prepare and maintain treasury spreadsheets using mathematical calculations, lookups and pivot tables. Prepare monthly general and standard journal entries as assigned.
Prepare Corporate banking deposits as necessary.
Reconcile transactions, financial data and other information using applicable reports, spreadsheets and established procedures.
Reviews and drives improvements in cash management.
Ensures the timely reconciliation of cash application and disbursements.
Provides approval for outgoing wire transfers and ACH transactions.
Assists with project assignments and financial reporting.
Data entry and data management.
Researches cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts.
Researches and applies unallocated cash.
Perform ad hoc analysis reporting as required.
Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time – quite often on short notice - by the CFO or Senior Accountant.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, is required.
Course work in job costing is required.
Must be a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness.
Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
Must be highly skilled in use of Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets.
Must be skilled in use of MS Word and must be a very good writer in order to handle the occasional administrative needs of the department.
Must have very good verbal skills.
Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently.
Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours.
Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience with verifiable references in accounting is required.
Must be Bilingual English and Spanish.
Must be flexible to work every other Saturday if required.
FREE Health Insurance
FREE Life Insurance
Dental/ Vision Insurance
Comprehensive paid training
PAID Holidays, Personal days and vacations
Career advancement Opportunities
Excellent Employee discount
We want Famsa to be a place where you build long-term success. If you want to become part of our successful team apply with us at www.famsafurniture.com/careers