Staff Accountant | Hybrid Schedule

Accounting · Chesterfield, Missouri
Department Accounting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOQ + Excellent Benefits

At a Glance

  • Experienced Accountant with responsibility for moderately complex accounting activities
  • Currently working in a staff-level role or w/ the capacity to take their experience to the next level
  • Self motivated, agile, and results oriented team member  
  • Hybrid schedule (initial onsite training program, followed by hybrid schedule)
  • Excellent benefits with enrollment available w/in first 30 days 
  • Direct report to and works closely with the Controller on a wide array of project oriented tasks
  • Exemplary verbal, written, mathematical, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong research, analysis, and problem solving skills
  • Tech-savvy, highly productive, and resourceful w/ the tools at hand


We are currently seeking a dynamic Staff Accountant uniquely qualified to take on this newly created position within our ever-growing organization. This position is responsible for managing a variety of relatively complex accounting duties in accordance with professional, industry, and Cat5 Commerce principles and standards. The ideal candidate will possess 1-3 years demonstrated success including proficiency working within an ERP system. They embrace new challenges and quickly step up to meet the needs of an evolving team and role, understanding that regardless of their assigned department, all Cat5’ers are committed to and work with a shared purpose to exceed expectations, both internal and external.



  • Prepares journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, account analysis, and subsidiary ledgers
  • Review trial balances for unusual activity and identify trends
  • Ensure GAAP compliance and monitor the veracity of internal controls
  • Reconcile all assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis. Investigate / research open items, resolve issues and prepare required journal entries as needed
  • Oversee the activities of the accounts payable and accounts receivable departments
  • Communicates and quickly solves any discrepancies with Vendors 
  • Manages and reconciles all credit card accounts and payments 
  • Manages and reconciles all daily credit card and PayPal disbursements and subsequent bank deposits
  • Review expenses and code to the appropriate GL accounts
  • Communicate regularly with other segments of the business to help them understand the accounting impact of situations that arise and advise them of the proper actions to take


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 1-3 years total accounting experience
  • Always considering new and creative ways to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Must have experience working within an ERP system
  • Proficient in Excel is a must
  • Team contributor who successfully manages their day to day work independently
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Articulate, engaging and persuasive communication style
  • Ability to set strategy, prioritize tasks and meet competing demands in a fast-paced environment

Major Pluses

  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains experience
  • Acumatica software experience  

About Us

Cat5 Commerce is an online retail company based in Chesterfield, Missouri. We operate a handful of niche ecommerce destinations serving the tactical, outdoor and workwear markets including and

We have enjoyed consistent growth with each passing year, and strive to actively recruit and retain the best and brightest talent. Recognized as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, our culture provides a healthy, challenging and people-focused atmosphere. We offer a top-tier benefits package and collaborative workspace for those who thrive in a casual yet fast paced environment. 


  • Flexible hybrid schedule 
  • 401k Retirement Plan w/ company match and Roth availability (no waiting period to enroll) 
  • Comprehensive, family-friendly health and dental coverage w/ generous company premium contributions + Health Deductible HRA  
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity leave 
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Optional voluntary benefits including vision coverage, short term disability, term life insurance, accidental injury coverage
  • Generous employee discounts on major brands such as Nike, Under Armour, etc 

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  • Location
    Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    DOQ + Excellent Benefits