Accountant
Liberty Communications - West Liberty, IA

Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting functions for the company. Prepare monthly billing, process payroll and taxes, and prepare journal entries and assist with monthly financial closes. Also involved in preparing regulatory reports and general ledger account maintenance and analysis.

Liberty Communications believes in making connections. As a member of Liberty Communications’ accounting team, your work is critical to driving winning results that will grow our business. You'll be leveraging your skills and experience in accounting to build financial tools and measurements on top of accurate reports to more efficiently manage the business.

Along with academic fundamentals, like a Bachelor or Associate degree in Accounting, you'll bring your experience in problem solving and attention to detail. . You’ll have the opportunity to earn a competitive hourly salary plus individual and team based incentives. Liberty Communications has an excellent benefits package and a profit sharing program. Although there is occasional opportunity for overtime, the current working schedule is M-F 7:30am – 4:30pm.

Liberty Communications is a drug-free workplace and committed to diversity and inclusion. The essential functions listed below are representative of duties performed by this job title. Duties generally include but are not limited to the following:
GENERAL DUTIES:
• Ownership of daily accounting functions, including cash balancing and A/P.
• Prepare monthly CABS and miscellaneous billings.
• Process bi-weekly payroll and associated taxes.
• Prepare, reconcile & maintain account analysis for some general ledger accounts.
• Active involvement in monthly financial closes, including journal entry preparation.
• Regulatory Reports preparation.
• Assist with Asset Manager and Work Order closings.
• Special projects/other miscellaneous and departmental-related duties as assigned.
• Attend scheduled corporate training and meetings
• Participate in policy development and identify department goals, plans, guidelines, and procedures

• Keeps abreast of accounting developments in the telecom field and Liberty initiatives and projects requiring accounting skills and resources

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associates degree in Accounting required (Bachelor degree preferred) and a minimum 2 years of equivalent of relevant work experience
• Accounting Software Experience Required and proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative work environment
• Experience with computers and advanced PC skills with Microsoft Office Software products including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
• Self-motivated, detail oriented and organized individual.
• Proven attendance and dependability and an ability/desire to learn quickly.
• Live within exchange areas served or within one hour from exchange

• Must be able to complete a background check and substance abuse testing.

TRAINING:
• On-the-job training
• On-line training

• Accounting seminars

LIBERTY VALUES
• Respect for each other and our customers
• Being proactive
• Asking questions to solve problems. Managing by fact
• Moving to paperless and efficient work flow
• Being real and fun at work
• Delivering excellent customer experience
• Focus on revenue growth and expense reduction

• A focus on BPI (business process improvement)

Provisions listed in this Job Description may be changed or modified by Liberty Communications without prior notice at any time, at the Company's sole discretion.

Please submit resume and cover letter to apply for this position.
Liberty Communications
Jerry Melick, General Manager
413 N Calhoun St
West Liberty, IA 52776
[email protected]