5 - 7 years
Posted 51 days ago
The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures, using a high level of expertise, to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Set forth below is a list of the essential duties and responsibilities (or "essential functions") of this position.
• Develops detailed understanding of the end-to-end process of assigned areas, including related stakeholders, systems, accounting processes, and internal controls that support internal and external reporting.
• Ensures the end-to-end process viewpoint is properly considered in all elements of assigned work and analysis.
• Compiles and reviews journal entries in compliance with GAAP and support of period-end close activities.
• Reconciles balance sheet accounts; Investigates and resolves variances on a timely basis.
• Proactively works on period-end analysis and close activities that provide leadership with timely and reliable financial information, including identifying leading indicators and trends to allow for timely business decisions.
• Fosters communication and teamwork within and across organizational boundaries.
• Supports assigned internal and external audit activities, including SOX compliance.
• Completes special projects and analyses as requested by department leadership
• Provides general business support for a wide range of partners and internal customers.
• Proactively seeks to keep abreast of accounting, reporting, and disclosure standards promulgated by the FASB, SEC and PCAOB that affect internal accounting and reporting practices. Provides sound analysis and supports the impact of changes.
Other duties and/or responsibilities not specifically set forth above may, however, be assigned as needed. Whenever practicable and, in accordance with legal guidelines, reasonable accommodation(s) will be made to enable an otherwise qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition, set forth below is a non-exhaustive list of requirements that are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability necessary to perform this position. Whenever practicable and, in accordance with legal guidelines, reasonable accommodation(s) will be made to enable an otherwise qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university focusing in Accounting, Business Administration, or Financial Accounting; and a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Five years of practical general ledger accounting experience in a public accounting and/or corporate/general accounting environment preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.
• Knowledge and understanding of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP).
• Functional knowledge of general and corporate accounting processes and internal controls.
• Ability to understand and communicate accounting issues, including developing processes to record.
• Superb attention to detail, strong planning and organization skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver results.
• A passion for learning, continuous improvement, and personal growth.
• Experience in process improvement activities.
• Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, advanced knowledge of Excel required.