Accountant III in Memphis, TN 38138 at TruGreen

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview

Responsible for analyses and accounting for selected complex and/or judgmental accounts and transactions. Assists with the preparation of internal and external financial statements and the budgeting and forecasting of selected corporate overhead departments. Serves as a liaison to operational and functional departments.


  • Analyzes accounting for selected complex and/or judgmental areas, such as the allowance for bad debts and medical and primary casualty reserves.
  • Prepares accounting for corporate level transactions such as IT capital projects, intangible assets and debt and related interest costs.
  • Assists in assessing the accounting impacts of new business items and changes in the business.
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial reports (such as the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and roll forward of equity) and selected external financial statement footnotes.
  • Analyzes accounts to assist with the annual budgeting and in-year forecasting of selected overhead departments. 
  • Prepares and reviews assigned journal entries and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts.
  • Participates in the maintenance and development of accounting processes and controls to mitigate financial risks.
  • Serves as a liaison to operational and functional departments as an accounting team member.


  • Accountability – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Nimble Learning – Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
  • Instills Trust – Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 5+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years public accounting experience or 5+ years corporate accounting experience preferred
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP and accounting practices
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Access and Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and accounting software (e.g., JD Edwards, Cognos)
  • Ability to work independently as well as with cross-functional teams
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Detail oriented and highly motivated with strong work ethic
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand and walk
  • Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
  • Speak and hear
  • Use close vision abilities

Occasionally required to:

  • Lift or move up to 10lbs
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Noise level

             * Low to moderate

Adverse Conditions


TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

By providing my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services, customer service and billing.  I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment or purchase services, and that I may revoke this permission at any time. 



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