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Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for creating journal entries for selected accounts (including all required and necessary supporting documentation), maintaining the general ledger for those accounts to ensure all entries are accurate and supported by proper documentation, preparing reconciliations of balance sheet accounts to detailed information, assisting with month- and year-end close, and assisting in the year end audit and financial statements preparation. Accounts to be managed could include cash, receivables, inventory, prepaid assets, other current assets, fixed assets, accounts payable, and other current and long-term liabilities accounts.

GIBSON

Gibson Brands, Inc. (“Gibson” or the “company”), the world’s most iconic guitar brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for more than 100 years. Orville Gibson founded the company in 1894 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Gibson has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships and progressive product evolution that is unrivalled among musical instrument companies. Our portfolio of brands includes Gibson as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, Kramer, and others; we also own Gibson Pro Audio with brands such as KRK and Cerwin-Vega. Many Gibson instruments are highly collectible since Gibson was at the forefront of innovation for many genres of music including big band, rock-n-roll, and blues. Gibson operates via a central headquarters based in Nashville, TN, supporting five manufacturing facilities as well as four regionally-based support centres that enable the sales, marketing, and distribution activities in each of four different worldwide regions.

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for creating journal entries for selected accounts (including all required and necessary supporting documentation), maintaining the general ledger for those accounts to ensure all entries are accurate and supported by proper documentation, preparing reconciliations of balance sheet accounts to detailed information, assisting with month- and year-end close, and assisting in the year end audit and financial statements preparation. Accounts to be managed could include cash, receivables, inventory, prepaid assets, other current assets, fixed assets, accounts payable, and other current and long-term liabilities accounts.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include:

For all capital leases, ensure monthly payment schedules are updated and accurate and that appropriate journal entries and reconciliations are performed

Other:

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Required Experience

Essential Skills & Knowledge

Personal Qualities

Travel Potential travel to and between the company’s manufacturing and sales locations may be required (5-10%).

Nota Bene:

The company’s Job Descriptions are not intended to be a complete detailed account of all expected/anticipated activities. We operate in a fast-moving and competitive global environment and therefore need employees to be flexible.

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