Staff Accountant II

Location: Allen, TX

Department: Accounting

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Forte Payment Systems is a professional high-tech company that provides merchant accounts and payment processing solutions.  Our work environment is not like most.  Don’t mistake our casual easy-going attitude for laziness.  We work hard, but we also know that people are more productive when they are happy.  Hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries, an extensive benefits package and fun activities such as office game tournaments, family picnics, monthly lunches and more.

We are looking for a Staff Accountant II who will be responsible for providing management with financial information by researching, reconciling and analyzing accounts.  They will provide leadership guidance and review to the Accounting Specialists within the department, and assist in preparing and reviewing financial statements and other accounting processes.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: 

  • Lead Accounting Specialist’s in guidance and training, task automations and task reviews.
  • Review A/R activity posted to Quickbooks.
  • Review and upload QuickBooks spreadsheets.
  • Record and support revenue recognition via month-end and year-end support schedules and journals.
  • Prepare merchant level bank reconciliations to research and clear variances.
  • Research and process funding debit or credit corrections.
  • Complete mass pricing adjustments on merchant accounts.
  • Prepare estimates and cash transfers for Split Charge/Split Fund Income
  • Prepare reconciliations of trust cash to trust liabilities.
  • Record journals and prepare support schedules for our Canadian dollar accounting activities.
  • Monthly review of financials for presentation, variance analysis and explanations.
  • Prepare and deliver monthly and quarterly financial statements and other reporting to bank relationships.
  • Provide management ad hoc reporting and various analysis as requested.
  • Business Process Improvements through documentation and automations.
  • Coordinate with IT in development of Accounting Department system reporting.
  • Complete assigned trouble ticket requests.
  • Interaction with customers, both internal and external
  • Issue identification and troubleshooting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting required
  • Must have 3-6 years of experience in an Accounting function
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Must have working knowledge of Quickbooks
  • Must have an understanding of accounting principles
  • Must have strong spreadsheet skills
  • Must have ability to learn systems quickly
  • Must have commitment to quality and customer service.
  • Must have ability to work effectively under stressful working conditions.
  • Must be able to work well independently or in a team environment.
  • Must have ability to thrive in a fast paced, high energy work environment.
  • Must be organized, responsible and reliable.
  • Must be able to process timely and meet required deadlines.
  • Must be able to communicate with internal and external customers in a clear, concise and understandable manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively under extreme pressure.
  • Must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must have problem analysis and assessment skills.





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