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Senior Accountant

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Senior Accountant
ABOUT THE COMPANY

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
  • The Senior Staff Accountant will compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.
  • The Senior Accountant will also handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities.
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to monthly close process.
  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.

Job Requirements


Senior Accountant

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

       
  • General Accounting
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Corporate accounting / General ledger experience
  • Solid computer skills

  • 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

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
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Senior Accountant


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