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Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Minneapolis Full-Time
$65,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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As the Senior Accountant, you will be principally focused on core accounting responsibilities and play an important support role for the entire Finance team, which includes Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Corporate Tax, Treasury and Financial Systems. The position will provide direct support to the Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Controller, and Chief Financial Officer and indirect support to the rest of the Finance team.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare / review monthly general ledger entries
  • Maintain Fixed Assets system by recording of all items in the inventory, maintaining pertinent records and ensuring adequate treatment of fixed asset acquisitions and retirements.
  • Prepare / review assigned balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly financial close process
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Assist in the design and implementation of process improvements throughout the Accounting department
  • Assist in the development of process documentation
  • Ensure the accuracy of data and adherence of the ERP system to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Assist the Assistant Controller, Controller, and Chief Financial Officer on a range of projects, primarily involving financial data collation and analysis

Core Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of directly related experience - Strong month end financial close experience: full cycle, prepare journal entries, prepare balance sheet reconciliations, etc.
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting from an accredited university is required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail; high level of accuracy and ability to review self-created work
  • Excellent computer skills, especially MS Excel (Pivots, Vlookups, complex formulas)
  • Comfortable performing ad-hoc research and analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and problem-solving skills
  • Public accounting experience is preferred
  • A CPA or MBA is preferred
  • Experience directly working with offshore personnel is preferred
  • Familiarity with standard accounting packages (e.g., Dynamics, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday, etc.)

Recommended skills

Fixed Asset
Corporate Tax
Balance Sheet
General Ledger


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This salary is within the average salary range of $52,000-$115,000 for this role in this location

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