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Staff Accountant II

Bethesda, MD


Job Description

This position will perform lease audits & profit sharing statements; and accrued rent & franchise fee liability reconciliations. Primary responsibilities include: verification of rent and franchise fees based on contract terms; identification, research and resolution of variances to minimize risk/exposure; preparation of adjusting entries; preparation of external/internal audit reports /analysis; lead Landlord audits; and communications of issues to relevant department(s). Respond to questions raised by landlords, field controllers, management staff, and auditors in addition to working with business developers, and legal counsel when required. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Location: Corporate Accounting
Unit Name: Rent & Royalty Accounting
Unit Code: 9FI9NP20
Hourly Rate (if applicable):

Summary :

The Staff Accountant II position will be responsible for interacting with all aspects of the accounting cycle including month-end and year-end close, journal entries. May be responsible for reconciliations and financial statement review and analysis. This is an exempt position and typically reports to the department manager.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs account analysis and ensures follow-up and resolution of issues
  • Communicates with a wide range of internal and external customers (other departments, field locations, management, etc.)
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements to create efficiencies with daily tasks
  • Supports peers and management on non routine projects

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment :
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other Business related course of study
  • Requires minimum of 1-3 years of related experience
  • Requires analytical and problem solving skills
  • Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Requires strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Requires a working knowledge of Excel
  • PeopleSoft Financials knowledge a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V)
Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

Schedule Full time
Shift Day Job
Job Level Corporate
Expertise Finance/Accounting
Job Type Standard
Location MD - Bethesda - Corporate Starbucks