IDeaS Staff Accountant in Minneapolis, MN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

SAS   •  

Minneapolis, MN 55401

Industry: Enterprise Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Smart people. Great clients. A culture that fosters innovation, teamwork and professional enrichment. These are just a few reasons why so many individuals have built long and lucrative careers with IDeaS. That next individual could be you.

Since 1989, IDeaS has been helping the world's hospitality businesses maximize their revenue performance. IDeaS Revenue Solutions - a SAS Company, offers industry-leading pricing and revenue management Software, Services, and Consulting to the hospitality and travel industries. We've been called on by industries as far-ranging as parking, airlines, transportation and event ticketing.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with our Global Technology center located in Pune, India, IDeaS maintains sales, support and distribution offices in North & South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia and Asia. No matter what we're working on, our goal is to make revenue management so user-friendly, insightful, and profitable that revenue management professionals wouldn't think of going back to the old way of doing things.


The staff accountants are responsible for the Backoffice tasks for accounts receivables and payables. The billing and collections of accounts receivables from the existing client base and all other aspects of collections in an international environment, is to be completed by the staff accountants. The accounts payable section is to be managed by the staff accountants who will be responsible for the day to day data entry, expense realization, vendor master, and payment disbursement.

Major Responsibilities:

• Process payments to, and on behalf of foreign offices in accordance with standard operating procedures.

• Maintains accurate client collection files within Finance system.

• Prepares various aging reports for management and sales associates as required.

• Communicates with clients (internal and external) to resolve invoicing questions and assure timely payment.

• Invoice and credit issuance based upon contractual terms and outlines.

• Maintains purchase order requisition process and system. Investigates and resolves discrepancies before processing invoices into the accounting system. Selects and processes invoices for payment and maintains vendor files.

• Understand and maintain all sales tax records, including both customer and vendor sales and use tax. 1099 reporting and maintaining of.

• Maintains fixed asset accounting records.

• Process payments to, and on behalf of foreign offices in accordance with standard operating procedures.

• Reconcile and analyze various GL accounts and reports as requested.

• Prepare schedules and work papers for auditors.

• Prepare and enter select journal entries into the Great Plains accounting system.

• Prepare various analytical and metric reports for management as required.

• Maintains month-end closing activities.

• Performs other duties, as assigned.


• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field.

• 5+ years of professional accounting experience, preferably in a large corporate environment.

• 3+ years collection experience.

• Great Plains experience.

• Ability to streamline processes, innovate and problem solve.

• Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

• Experience with multi-currency.

• Understanding of standard accounting procedures/principles.

• Proven excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work independently and complete work within agreed deadlines.

• Ability to read and follow written procedures and work with only general supervision.

• Intermediate skills using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

• Creative and energetic approach to daily work, always seeking new ways to accomplish tasks quickly and efficiently.

• Comfortable with tight deadlines and a diverse work culture.


• Experience working with Great Plains accounting software,, Concur expense reporting, and Ariett

• FICO and 1099 experience

• International accounting experience

• Intercompany accounting experience

• Experience working with

• Previous analytical experience with high aptitude for research, analysis, and problem-solving skills


• Work is typically performed in an office environment, using simple, easy muscular movements, involving only the handling of light materials, tools, or equipment in easy work positions, and with no special speed requirements or long stretches of exertion.

• Vision requirements for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18