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Accounting Associate

Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION BRIEF: PET - VET SALES & ADVISORY ( is a business brokerage and M&A Firm that sells businesses and real estate nationwide for the pet care industry (pet resorts, kennels, doggie daycares, veterinary practices, grooming shops, etc). We also provide bookkeeping and other financial advisory services to pet care business owners. We have an exciting, full time, opportunity for an Accounting Associate. This a multi faceted position works both with our bookkeeping clients (on going relationship) and listing clients (short term projects). The position is most exciting for a candidate well versed in small business financials with a true love for analytics, charts, KPIs, financial statements and Excel. Additionally, the candidate must have great communication skills when explaining at times difficult financial concepts along with ability to hold information in high degree of confidence. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBLITIES: - Manage and oversee outsourced bookkeepers who input client business' income & expenses into QuickBooks - Review reconciliations, PLs, Balance Sheets, etc. looking for abnormalities. - Input Journal Entries for payroll data - Extract and input data into Excel spreadsheets for labor and profitability analysis - Review KPIs, trends, profitability ratios - Recast Income Statements to calculate EBITDA - Process business financials for listing and valuation purposes (training provided) - Regularly update business financials for current listings - Answer financial questions from business buyers and their advisors - Communicate regularly with clients regarding their business' financial performance QUALIFICATIONS: Very proficient in QuickBooks (certification preferred) Very proficient in Excel Solid understanding of accounting principles Min. of 3 years of small business bookkeeping / accounting Experience with Financial Analytics Proficient with computer operations and basic programs Ability to work autonomously with limited direction High standards of professionalism, strong work ethic Self-motivated, initiative, team player Motivated and self-starting with a desire to succeed and contribute to the success of a team MBA or CPA degree a bonus, not requirement

Keywords: PET - VET SALES & ADVISORY, Grand Junction , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Junction, Colorado

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