QTS

Staff Accountant

US-KS-Overland Park
Job ID
2017-1948
Category
Finance/Accounting

OVERVIEW

The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.

 

As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies, we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.

 

We are powered by our people.

 

At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.

 

The Staff Accountant is responsible for applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information, reconcile accounts, create adjustments, and prepare financial reports of this publicly held company.  The key focus will be daily and monthly general ledger accounting for multiple departments in corporate accounting. 

The ideal candidate will have a detailed eye and passion for accurate and compliant accounting practices.  This person will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels within the organization. One will demonstrate finesse to work with our department administrators around the country to ensure partnership and collaborative fiduciary responsibility for QTS.  

 

QTS is a growing, publically-held organization that operates at a fast pace, thus this role requires agility and the ability to manage change effectively.  We are adding to our accounting teams -- be part of our fast growing company!!

 

Click this link to review more information regarding our fast growing company:   http://www.qtsdatacenters.com/company

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

 

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of month-end accounting close functions to include journal entries, accruals, fixed assets, revenue and expense deferrals and bank reconciliations
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, reviewed, presented and supported in accordance with company policies, generally accepted accounting principles and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls
  • Responsible for general ledger reconciliations
  • Prepares income statement and balance sheet analysis, on a monthly, quarterly, year-end and as-needed basis
  • Assists with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, including working with our operations team to analyze and explain budget variances
  • Responsible for the review of purchase requests for accurate GL coding and comparison against budgeted expenditures
  • Responsible for preparation of audit schedules as well as other analyses for the year-end audit
  • Assists with implementing software or process upgrades and enhancements as needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or equivalent experience
  • One or more years of recent accounting experience
  • One or more years of experience working with GAAP and internal control compliance
  • One or more years of experience with excel including pivot tables and v-lookups

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three or more years of recent general ledger accounting experience
  • Microsoft Great Plains experience preferred

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