Staff Accountant II

Department: Finance

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Position Overview

The Staff Accountant II is responsible for preparing standard and specialized financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The Staff Accountant II will be responsible for various aspects of general ledger accounting, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. A successful Staff Accountant II will possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a solid understanding of GAAP principles.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job Responsibilities

    • Generates customer invoices and monitor accounts receivable for accuracy and payment
    • Gathers financial information on customers and prospects for credit checks; maintain credit files
    • Records vendor invoices and monitor accounts payable for accuracy and payment
    • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and post journal entries accurately and timely
    • Assists in the monthly close of the company’s financial statements including preparation of schedules support balance sheet and income statement accounts
    • Documents and develops accounting and control procedures for overall complex accounts
    • Prepare taxes fillings and assists in financial analysis and analysis as well as monthly department reporting
    • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including bank accounts, prepaid expenses, accruals, and fixed assets
    • Assist in the month-end and year-end close processes, ensuring all deadlines are met
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate and resolve discrepancies or variances in financial data
    • Works with other departments to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures
    • Provides supporting documentation and analytical information for all internal and external audits
    • Takes full responsibility for ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction
    • Demonstrates initiative, drive and determination to achieve results, success and growth
    • Stay updated on changes in accounting standards and regulations, and ensure compliance with GAAP principles
    • Participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the finance department

Organizational Alignment

    • Reports to Finance Manager or Director


    • BS in Accounting or Finance; CPA desired
    • At least 2 years of overall accounting experience; knowledge of accounting processes and procedures
    • Strong Excel skills
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills in dealing with internal and external customers
    • Attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work in a structured environment
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence and good judgment
    • Maintains a high level of energy, enthusiasm, engagement and commitment to action
    • Develops trust and models open, candid, respectful communication and collaborative teamwork
    • Demonstrates a high degree of self-awareness and commitment to personal development and learning
Environmental Job Requirements and Working Conditions
    • Primary office location –
    • Interact effectively with teammates, colleagues and customers
    • Comprehend and communicate complex concepts
    • Concentrate, analyze and resolve complex problems
    • Position requires minimal (less than 25%) travel required both domestic and international to Sovos locations and events
    • Utilize technology (e.g., phone systems, computer hardware and software applications) to fulfill work requirements

Company Background

Sovos was built to solve the complexities of the digital transformation of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction control compliance, tax reporting and more. The company supports more than 8,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 500, operating in over 70 countries. Its SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes. Sovos has employees throughout North America, Latin America and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Aatrix Software, LLC., a Sovos Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aatrix Software, LLC. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Aatrix Software, LLC. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Aatrix Software, LLC.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.