Tech Data - US

Accountant III

Location US-AZ-Tempe
Req Number
Weekly Work Hours
Travel Required
Relocation Assistance Available
Working Time


Job Summary: Maintains general ledger and financial records in various general, consolidation and/or external reporting accounting functions. Collects and analyzes support for financial data for completeness and accuracy. Prepares reports, statements, analyses and/or recommendations for internal and/or external use. Ensures procedures and internal controls are followed to maintain the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting policies and principles. Such activities may include the following as well as other duties as assigned:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

Principal Responsibilities: 


  • Responsible for the financial reporting, maintenance, account reconciliation and analysis of the general ledger and books of original entry including month end close accounting activities.
  • Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, financial schedules and other financial reports. 
  • Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred for quarter end and year end.
  • Assists in XBRL compliance by performing detailed tagging, validating XBRL tags and preparing supporting documentation for XBRL exhibits as well as monitoring and implementing new XBRL compliance requirements.
  • Maintains and documents internal accounting controls.
  • May assist in the setup of processes and procedures that properly capture, track and report revenue.
  • Provides guidance and support for both Internal and External Audits (ad hoc, quarterly and annual).
  • Provides billing & collection for Intercompany Accounts.
  • Provides guidance and support for Acquisitions & Divestitures.
  • Provides support for System conversions, Integrations and other special projects.
  • Prepares consolidated accounting records and associated consolidated supporting schedules and analysis. 


Job Level Specifications: 


  • Extensive knowledge and application of principles, theories and concepts.
  • Complete knowledge of all job functions and the broad industry best practices, techniques and standards.
  • Develops solutions to complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation of variables.
  • Determines best method to achieve results and may make suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction using independent judgment and discretion.
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.
  • Work may be reviewed at a high level.
  • Represents organization as a prime contact on projects or contracts. Interacts frequently with senior professionals and management and often has to coordinate the work between departments or organizations.
  • Actions impact the organization.
  • Failure to accomplish work or erroneous decisions will result in the inability to reach crucial organizational goals and may have a prolonged effect, as well as, result in the expenditure of substantial resources.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

Work Experience: 


Typically 5-7 years with bachelors' or equivalent or 3-6 years with master's Education and Certification(s):  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • proficient knowledge of Execel experience preferred
  • Reconciliation and journal entry expereince preferred
  • SAP or other large ERP system experience desired

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