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Accountant III in Memphis, TN 38138 at TruGreen

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview

Responsible for preparing journal entries and preparing reconciliations for assigned accounts.  Serves as liaison to operational and functional departments.


  • Monthly and quarterly preparation of consolidated financial reports such as balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and statements of cash flows.
  • Preparing analyses to assist with forecasting and budgeting.  
  • Accounting for corporate level transactions such as IT capital projects, intangible assets and highly judgmental reserve accounts.  
  • Preparing journal entries and reconciliations for these assigned accounts.
  • Preparing and recording journal entry (as above) and reviewing of journal entries in less complex areas.
  • Verifying GL postings for certain expenses agree to supporting documentation: and identify/research/resolve differences.
  • Participating in the development and design of accounting processes to mitigate controls risks.
  • Assessing accounting impacts of changes in the business and organization.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls and accounting policies.
  • Critically evaluating processes and implementing new/revised processes and procedures for improved efficiency.
  • Serving as liaison to operational and functional departments.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and 5 - 7 years of accounting experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Financial presentation experience strongly preferred
  • Preferred background in Chemical Accounting/Inventory Management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and practices

  • Computer skills with Microsoft Access and Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and accounting software (e.g., JD Edwards, Cognos)

  • Ability to work collaboratively cross-functionally contributing to team success

  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently

  • Detail oriented, highly motivated with strong work ethic and quality orientation

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to analyze accounts, identify variances and unusual trends, and interpret results

  • Understanding of business processes and impact of such processes on accounting processes/procedures, including identifying control risks

  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills

  • Adaptability, applied learning and initiating action

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

    Project management skills

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand and walk
  • Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
  • Speak and hear
  • Use close vision abilities

Occasionally required to:

  • Lift or move up to 10lbs
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Noise level

             * Low to moderate

Adverse Conditions


TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

By providing my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services, customer service and billing.  I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment or purchase services, and that I may revoke this permission at any time. 



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