Accountant -Path to Controller/Special Projects/Normal 8-5 w/ no OT Req'd at Landscape Services, Inc. in Nashville, TN

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LSI Staff Accountant Overview

Join the #1 Commercial Landscape Management company in Tennessee and play a key role in helping us grow from a significant regional player with presence in more than 16 states (52nd largest in the country up 10 places in the last year) to a national player. At LSI, finances are the fuel that keeps our company moving. We're looking for a qualified staff accountant to keep our company's numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy. The most successful candidates will have a natural passion for math, and a strong understanding of the intricacies of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial transactions within an organization. He or she will play an enormously important supportive role, keeping our company's financial outlook bright with precision and proactive measures.

Key Objectives

  • Execute general ledger account reconciliations, accurate reporting and data verification to enable senior leadership to analyze options and make financial decisions aligned with company objectives.
  • Monitor policies and procedures for assigned departments as well as identify and suggest improvements for accounting reporting and recording procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation.
  • Continue ongoing professional development by participating in webinars, workshops and networking events.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations, verify accuracy of data and report, identify, and correct errors made by both internal and external personnel.
  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts.
  • Assist in providing schedules and commentary with respect to operating maintenance accounts' results and variances.
  • Assist in the production of working capital cash-flow reports including applicable commentary.
  • Maintain and update records and reports for profit and loss, taxes, liabilities, and assets.
  • Prepare special financial reports for key leadership by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.


  • A strong salary, full benefits and more…
  • Life-balance with normal business hours and no overtime requirements.
  • Invaluable hands-on experience tackling special projects with our President and CFO while working with the leadership of 3 distinct business units.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required, finance preferred.
  • Familiarity with accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures.
  • Skilled at prioritizing responsibilities to maintain schedules, complete special projects and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong Excel skills required and experience with Concur and QB Online definite plusses.

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