$80K — $100K *
The Lead Senior Accountant, General Accounting is responsible for executing general accounting processes including journal entry preparation and/or approval, account reconciliation preparation and/or approval, month-end close procedures, and consolidations across multiple cost centers or plants.
This person reports to the Director, General Accounting and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to accurately record the financial transactions generated by business activities.
This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with a proactive and analytical mindset. The Lead Senior Accountant, General Accounting supports regional and corporate management with timely financial reporting information and analysis as required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
*Provide oversight and leadership, including functional advice and training, to less experienced team members *Perform monthly, quarterly and annual close functions, including, but not limited to, journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis *Use financial and accounting experience and acumen to analyze and interpret data to make any recommendations on possible courses of action as appropriate *Ensure all financial transactions are properly recorded with sufficient documentation to support the business purpose of the transactions
*Review and enhance the monthly balance sheet account reconciliations on an ad-hoc basis and assist staff in researching differences *Drive standardization across financial processes of the company and/or regions *Coordinate with department management to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures; recommend improvements to policies as appropriate
*Provide timely and accurate financial information and analysis to support both internal and external reporting *Support corporate financial reporting as required *Ensure change directives are implemented at the shared services center *Understand and execute internal controls related to accountabilities; proactively seek opportunities to strengthen internal controls *Support external and internal audit requirements *Partner with Operations Finance, Corporate, and/or Sales Finance groups to ensure that the business accounting needs are being met *Support regional management with financial analysis as required *Ensure agreed upon Service Level Agreements are met *Ad-hoc tasks and/or projects as necessary
*Technical expertise *Commitment to integrity *Financial acumen *Learning agility *Intellectual rigor *Communication skills *Analytical thinking *Fostering teamwork
*BA / BS degree in accounting or finance Professional accountancy certification (or working toward certification) such as CPA, CIMA, ACCA, ACA is preferred *5+ years of experience in an accounting function *Demonstrated leadership skills *Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills *U.S. GAAP technical accounting background *Experience with SOX compliance is preferred *Experience in a shared services or manufacturing environment is preferred This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job.
Valid through: 1/26/2021