Staff Accountant

  • 7231 E Princess Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Spear, our mission is to help dentists and their teams pursue and achieve “Great Dentistry.” Spear drives dental practice growth by advancing our clients clinical skills, improving their practice management capabilities and enhancing the patient experience by leveraging both our deep dental expertise and our technology forward solutions. We offer holistic solutions that include a full learning management system, a practice consulting service supported by a robust analytics platform and industry experts, and patient engagement tools that complement the normal workflows within a dental practice. In addition, we deliver live, collaborative education led by the brightest clinical and business minds in dentistry through virtual seminars and events, as well as through hands on learning opportunities at our state-of-the-art campus in scenic North Scottsdale. Discover how you can join our diverse and talented team and make an impact at one of the most dynamic companies in Arizona.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a full-time Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance & Accounting team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an analytical approach to problem solving, be detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task, and have a strong work ethic. 
Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for all aspects of the general ledger including balance sheet reconciliations, monthly financial statement preparation and the year-end audit. To be successful in this role, the candidate must possess a strong knowledge of US GAAP, accounting processes, internal controls, and systems.


Month-End Responsibilities: (approx. 80 hours per month)

  • Assist in preparation of consolidated internal and external financial statements and reports by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from various departments
  • Complete monthly financial closing process and prepares all designated account reconciliations on a timely and accurate basis
  • Maintain tracking for fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and accrued liabilities
  • Assist with GL trend and variance analysis to identify and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities including the preparation of supporting schedules and workpapers
  • Assist in the preparation and rollout of accounting policies and procedures

 Expense Reports Responsibilities: (approx. 20 hours per month)

  • Drive expense report management program including T&E policy administration, user administration in expense management and travel systems
  • Maintain receipts and support documentation, and usage of corporate purchasing card program
  • Monitor expense report submission process including reviewing coding, approvals, and descriptions
  • Prepare bi-weekly expense report reimbursement payment run
  • Assist in the rollout and ongoing administration of the company’s travel and entertainment guidelines
  • Assist in the rollout and adoption of the company’s corporate purchasing program

Accounts Receivable Responsibilities: (approx. 40 hours per month)

  • Investigate and resolve customer issues related to chargebacks, short payments, and outstanding invoices
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payment, delayed payments, and other irregularities
  • Reconcile, investigate, and dispute chargebacks for unauthorized deductions
  • Fix problems in customer accounts related to incorrect charges, refunds, sales errors, and credits
  • Actively review customer aging reports pursuing collection of cash and delinquency reduction
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Finance, and IT on billing analysis

Treasury Management: (approx. 20 hours per month)

  • Process and review cash receipts and cash disbursements in Enterprise System
  • Prepare weekly scanning, applying, and depositing of manual checks
  • Partner with A/R team and customers to determine appropriate application and troubleshoot variances
  • Prepared daily budget and cash ledger variance analysis for executive management
  • Maintain bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, loan amortizations


  • B.S. in Accounting or other business-related concentration
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting
  • Prior experience with NetSuite enterprise system or other equivalent ERP system
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially with Excel functions
  • Ability to meet complex project deadlines and deliver high quality results
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with various levels throughout the organization, as well as external clients

Additional Information

What Spear Offers

  • Beautiful Facility
  • Company Sponsored Events (Think costume contests, holiday parties and 5k’s!)
  • 24 Hour Onsite Gym
  • The Most Amazing Coworkers Around
  • Spear Cares
  • Final 30 (A great way to wrap up a productive week!)
  • Great work/life balance
  • Regular Town Halls and CEO Lunches
  • Career Development Pathways
  • Flexible Time Off plus Spear Holidays
  • And much more!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.