Senior Accountant

5 - 7 years experience  •  Medical Equipment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Memphis, TN
5 - 7 years experience
Medical Equipment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Job Description:

SrAccountant will participate in the integration of domestic and international accounting functions.  Reporting to the Manager Accounting, this position  will  monitor and review account reconciliations and journal entries.  This position will assist staff accountant in resolving issues.  The SrAccountantwill participate and provide support for systems implementation and process improvement projects.

Essential Duties

•Participate in the integration of domestic and international accounting functions from recent merger (some initial travelrequired for knowledge transfer)

•Ensure assigned tasks are completed timely and completion is appropriately documented to enable financial close in accordance with GAAP and Wright Accounting policy

•Monitor and review account reconciliations to ensure accounts are reconciled in an accurate and timely manner

•Assist staff accountants in resolving issues or difficulties in the performance of their work, knowing when issues should be escalated to the Accounting Manager

•Periodically create or review/edit documented work procedures and responsibility grids to ensure they accurately reflect work being done; suggest updates to department policies to reflect actual practices

•Participate and provide support to accomplish projects for systems implementations and/or processes related improvements to ensure that general accounting requirements are met and/or work efficiently

•Review or prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations for assigned accounts

•Research and resolve reconciling items, working withotherfunctional areas (AP, Treasury, Tax, etc.)

•Research and resolve intercompany discrepancies, including foreign exchange rate related issues

•Perform detailed balance sheet account analysis, interpret results, and present to management

•Oversee complete and accurate task lists, including the status of open items

•Perform special projects assigned bymanagementthat are in addition to base responsibilities


•Bachelordegree in Accounting required

•5 or more years’ of relevant functional accounting experiencerequired (Master's degreepreferred)

•International accounting experiencepreferred

•JD Edwards experiencepreferred

•Oracle HyperionFinancial Management (HFM) experiencepreferred


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