Staff AccountantJob Number: SAmWI080408Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BSL) a publicly traded company (NYSE: BKD)Want to become a member of our professional team and work for the largest senior living provider in the United States?
Consider joining our team at one of our Brookdale Senior Living Corporate Offices located in Milwaukee, WI.
One Company - One Mission - One Voice. Good people make the difference and are the key to the company’s success. Brookdale Senior Living operates 547 locations in 36 states and employs approximately 27,500 full and part time associates and serves nearly 52,000 residents. BSL offers its residents access to a full continuum of services. - independent living, assisted living, retirement centers / continuing care retirement communities ( CCRC ) and management services.
This position will be located at the Milwaukee office located in West Allis, 6737 W. Washington Street. Excellent working conditions with loft ceilings, cream city brick, large, modern cubicles. We have a workout facility available at no cost to Brookdale Living employees. On site restaurant/deli, flower shop, hair & nail salon and much more. Immediate Opening: Staff AccountantJob Type: Full Time Location: Brookdale Senior Living, 6737 W. Washington Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214Apply online: http://brookdaleliving.com/careers.aspx This positions requires insight to basic accounting concepts, accounting functions and an opportunity for growth. Listed below are general job duties:**Maintains the integrity of general ledgers.**Completes balance sheet account reconciliation and bank account reconciliation by the established due dates. Researches and resolves reconciling items in a timely manner.**Reviews cost center and chart of account structures. **Makes recommendations as to cost center/account structure that will identify the nature of expenses to their proper area; assists in controlling annual expenditures and streamlines the data processing support required during month-end.**Prepares, verifies, and controls the entering of journal entries to the general ledger.**Evaluates subsidiary journals for obvious errors and omissions and enters corrected data into the general ledger, i.e., enters monthly journal entries, executes monthly closing entries, executes month-end general ledger (by cost center and by natural account).**Reviews monthly balance sheet and profit-and-loss statements.**Coordinates monthly closing and production of financial statements to guarantee timely reporting.**Reviews, redesigns, and enhances the on-line financial statements to ensure that the information reported properly reflects the company's financial position.Apply online: http://brookdaleliving.com/careers.aspx QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university plus one to three years related experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.