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Aston Carter Accountant in Overland Park, Kansas


• Perform monthly close activities related to inventory (oversight of controls and variances), recording journal entries for accruals, reconciling general ledger accounts, account analysis and support flux commentary preparation. • Update standard costs in a timely manner and analyze purchase price variances. • Understand your process area- accounting concepts, risks, controls, accounting transactions, system flows for transactions, dependencies and how output produced by the team is being used, in order to identify improvements to drive efficiencies or more effective processes. • Effectively align with appropriate departments and third-party partners to provide end-to-end support of Supply Chain accounting • Provide subject matter expertise for Supply Chain (inventory) accounting and facilitate internal and external financial reporting processes • Proactively identify issues and process improvement opportunities; recommend solutions and work with appropriate business partners to resolve or assist with implementation • Respond to inquiries from business partners and effectively align with them to achieve business objectives • Ensure compliance in meeting Sarbanes-Oxley controls and requirements • Provide support for the audits performed by internal and external auditors • Perform special projects as requested • Monitor and perform as needed source to target systems reconciliations to assess the financial risks and exposures related to Inventory


GAAP, Inventory, accounting, supply chain, SAP, CPA

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Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Strong knowledge of accounting theory. • Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory to accounting operations/ scenarios. • Ability to understand complex contracts and determine accounting implications. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as decision-making and analytical abilities. • Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to balance multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously with excellent quality and attention to detail. • Ability to resolve complex problems positively and professionally with minimal supervision. • Comfortable expressing concerns and ideas during interactions and meetings. • A great team player with an upbeat positive attitude. Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. CPA preferred • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience, preferably within a large company accounting environment • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel required • Experience in Alteryx, Power BI, and/or SQL is a plus (not mandatory)

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com (%20astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com) for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.