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Sr Accountant

Company: H&r Block
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

What You'll Do...

There are lots of ways to build a better world - our tool is finances, and our platform is Spruce (links to sprucemoney.com).

We invite you to be a part of a new team working on fair, friendly, and progressive financial options for everyone. Spruce was conceived and developed within H&R Block and launches in early 2022. With Spruce, people can get better with their money, including spending and saving accounts, cash back, and more. We help our customers make their money go further so they can too.

As part of the team supporting Spruce, you will be able to develop your skills, build your career, and make measurable impact along the way. Our dynamic and growing team uses finances as a tool to help and inspire. Join us!

Job Summary

  • Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Responsible for journal entries and analysis related to month-end, quarter-end, and year-end processes.
  • Responsible for identifying, and in some cases, leading process improvement opportunities, implementing approved changes, and updating process documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining process documentation for job duties and maintaining cross-training responsibilities.
    Essential Duties And Responsibilities

    • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries on a timely basis.
    • Responsible for the month-end, quarter-end and year-end analysis of general ledger accounts, including validating the accuracy of data from subsystems.
    • Responsible for general ledger account reconciliations and bank reconciliations, with a focus on appropriate supporting documentation, timely follow-up on reconciling items and adherence to the reconciliation policy.
    • Partner with both on-shore and off-shore accounting resources to ensure timely completion of journal entries and overall compliance with the monthly close calendar.
    • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis identifying reasons for variances in both balance sheet and income statement accounts.
    • Assist in preparing audit schedules for the external auditors, tax package schedules and schedules to support SOX controls.
    • Focus on continuous improvement. Identifies and helps develop new processes to improve efficiency.
    • Maintain documented standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all job duties and responsibilities.
    • Responsible for ensuring the back-up resources for your job duties and responsibilities are properly trained and ready to perform in your absence.
    • Other duties as assigned.


      • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field -OR- equivalent combination of education and experience
        Minimum Requirements

        • Minimum of 3 years accounting experience
        • Knowledge of GAAP
        • Knowledge of integrated online accounting applications
        • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
        • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
        • Ability to handle multiple tasks and project simultaneously
        • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
        • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel including ability to use macros, pivot tables, and query
        • Ability to navigate internet

          Preferred Qualifications

          • Experience with Workday general ledger preferred
            What You'll Bring To The Team...


            • Bachelors degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.Work Experience:

              • 3 years Minimum related work experience
                About H&R Block...

                Were here to live our purposeto provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives.

                Weve been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, weve grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, youll add to the momentum of a forward-thinking companyone that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation.

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