Staff Accountant, Fixed Assets and Leases in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 10/26/2020

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant – Fixed Assets and Leases assists in preparation of the company’s monthly financial statements, including routine accounting entries, ensures proper reconciliation of general ledger accounts to assist in delivering timely and accurate financial data and statements to senior management and external and internal auditors. The Staff Accountant is responsible for the accounting of fixed assets and leases, monthly journal entries, and monthly and quarterly reports as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Controls & Compliance Management

  • Administration of leases including, additions, returns, modifications, extensions, etc. in the lease accounting system.
  • Fixed asset month-end closing tasks including, but not limited to, recording of additions, disposals, transfers, and depreciation in the fixed asset accounting systems.
  • Prepare and load monthly/quarterly journal entries into Oracle.
  • Maintain reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Assist in Fixed Asset and Lease Tracking.
  • Assist with review and recording of distribution center occupancy expenses and accruals.
  • Help facilitate timely and accurate ad hoc information requests from management and other functional departments/distribution centers.
  • Assist in the development and continued performance of a proper internal control environment around the general ledger function.

Process Improvement Management

  • Advise management on actions needed to improve performance and/or controls.
  • Collaborate across functions to promote best practices as they relate to finance & accounting processes.

Direct Report Position Title(s)

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  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Finance, or related discipline)
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience in accounting/financial reporting


  • Strong Excel skills and experience in accounting, reporting, and analysis of data in large ERP systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, etc.)

Candidate Skills and Competencies


  • Professional Accounting Standards, Requirements, and Procedures Understanding and Compliance
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures related to the business (e.g. GAAP).
    • Abide and apply professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures when dealing with financial transactions or statements, ensuring all required documentation and information is provided.
  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the organization's accounting policies
    • Comply with organizational regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Keep up to date with most current organizational finance policies.
  • Financial Accounting
    • Participate in the monthly closing activities such as journal entries, accruals and reconciliations
  • Management Accounting
    • Support the analysis of internal financial statements, specifically focusing on the key performance indicators (KPIs) or ratios for the industry.
  • Internal Control
    • Recognize the need for internal controls, such as duties conflict segregation, user access, and data integrity controls, and abide by the relevant organizational policies.         
    • Act in a manner to prevent error and fraud issues.
  • Financial Planning
    • Aware of the organization's financial goals in the short and long term.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of metrics and how to find related data.
    • Identify appropriate metrics to assess initiatives and processes.
    • Communicate the rationale behind the collection and use of metrics.
    • Leverage basic tools to generate quality data.

Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use keyboards or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to office conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Travel Required: Limited travel (<5%) required.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R13098