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Senior Accountant-General Ledger

Senior Accountant-General Ledger

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Our client is a leading service organization looking to hire a Senior Accountant. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.


  • Perform audits of internal controls, accounting transactions, compliance with company policies and procedures, compliance with GAAP and compliance with other regulatory requirements. Prepare and report compliance metrics. Develop and implement related process improvements.
  • Perform account reconciliations for multiple G/L accounts.
  • Analyze financial statements for total company and both operating Groups, perform statistical sampling and account testing to ensure reporting accuracy of various financial transactions. 
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of various accounting/financial reports/statements and analysis to monitor overall financial performance and to meet the requirements of our lenders, customers, etc.  Participate in the development and modification of accounting/financial policies, procedures, and practices, as necessary. 
  • Ensure that accounting/finance and cost control activities are successfully implemented and operated to meet overall objectives and required regulatory standards. Ensure accounting/financial standards are maintained.  Provide overall financial accounting support, including financial reporting to internal and external customers,  financial audit support, consolidations, sales tax reporting, financial analyses and  other projects as assigned.  Ensure compliance with GAAP, FAS, company policies/procedures, etc.  Provide audit support to outside auditors during the year end and interim financial audits.  
  • The Senior Staff Accountant will compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

Job Requirements

Senior Accountant


  • Requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, finance or related discipline along with eight or more years of progressive experience in accounting with a bachelor’s degree or six or more years of experience with a master’s degree.
  • Must demonstrate an extensive understanding of accounting theories, concepts and principles and experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts as well as a thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, cost accounting standards, and FAR.
  • Must possess leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates. Must possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees, including management and senior external parties; (4) the ability to contribute to the development of new processes or systems and communicate new concepts; (5) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on external projects; and (6) excellent computer skills.
  • The ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

CPA with 3-4 years Senior Auditor or Manager experience in Big-4 public accounting firm.  Extensive experience in preparing and supporting financial statements through independent audit.  Advanced working knowledge of GAAP and financial accounting standards. 

Job Snapshot

Other Pay 65k to 85k DOE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID cj2
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Senior Accountant-General Ledger

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