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Staff Accountant, General Ledger in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job Description


Working independently, the General Ledger Staff Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of the month-end close process, journal entries, expense accruals, balance sheet reconciliations, financial statement fluctuation analysis, and various analyses requested by management.  Communicating clearly with various departments of the company and management will be essential to the success of this position.


  • Prepare and record journal entries.
  • Explain Income Statement and Balance Sheet variances.
  • Prepare, maintain, and understand balance sheet and income statement reconciliations.
  • Conduct  ad-hoc analyses as requested by management.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Prepare audit schedules, and assist the auditors in their inquiries.
  • Assist in special projects and reports as needed within the general scope of this role.
  • Collaborate with various departments within the organization.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality required of company financial data.
  • Model the behaviors expected of all GameStop leaders including, but not limited to, a drive for results, with a demonstrable bias for action; high levels of emotional intelligence, maturity, and professionalism;  giving, receiving and responding to feedback effectively; a consistently high service orientation; and demonstrable commitments to diversity, inclusion, a respectful workplace, and integrity.


  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Information Monitoring: Setting up ongoing procedures to collect and review information needed to manage an organization or ongoing activities within it.
  • Managing Work: Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently in a high paced environment.
  • Technical and/or Professional Knowledge and Skills: Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with an accredited program is required.
  • 1-2 years of General Ledger accounting experience.
  • Strong analytical and quantitiavtive skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Retail industry experience is a plus.
  • CPA  is a plus.


  • Proficient understanding of general accountancy, including generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Word.
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics and Hyperion is a plus.
  • Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to recognize discrepancies/errors in written/recorded data/information including the ability to initiate and respond to work errors in a professional manner, working collaboratively and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to conduct working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • Ability to work under demanding time constraints and production goals.
  • Working ability to remain effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.