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Senior Accountant

Randstad USA Cary Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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job summary:

If you're a CPA with great Senior Accountant chops... this role in the Raleigh-Durham area could be just what you need.

This is a Team Lead position supporting the Controller in the monthly close process and supervising Accounting Operations. You'll handle advanced, specialized accounting functions and will be expected to independently (they actually want you to think) resolve complex problems. This strategic role reports to the Controller.

Keys to the role:

  • CPA
  • 6 years of progressive career growth
  • Revenue recognition in a SaaS software company
  • Advanced Excel Skills - Pivots, Vlookups, etc.
  • ERP experience Oracle, SAP, Netsuite, MS Dynamics, etc.
  • Experience with implementation of cloud-based ERP systems


location: Cary, North Carolina

job type: Permanent

salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 6

education: Master's Degree

experience: 6 Years




  • Aid the Controller with day-to-day oversight of Accounting Operations including payroll, A/P, A/R, cash applications, etc.
  • Review staff journal entries, reconciliations, reports, etc. as assigned by Controller
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting and analysis for advanced accounting matters such as software capitalization, capital leases, commissions calculation, and software as a service (SaaS) revenue recognition
  • Develop ad-hoc or non-routine journal entries, reports, reconciliations, analysis, etc. as needed
  • Perform GAAP research and GAAP application as needed
  • Support internal and external audit and tax engagements
  • Assume a lead role in accounting projects including system upgrades, internal control reviews and other projects as needed
  • Drive efficiency through the optimization of accounting procedures
  • Serve as backup to Controller and mentor less experienced staff


Requirements and other stuff:

  • 6-10 years of progressive career growth in accounting
  • Mix of public and corporate accounting experience
  • Experience with software revenue recognition
  • Advanced Excel skills (proficient with LOOKUPS, pivot tables, complex if/then statements, etc. Macro writing a plus)
  • Large ERP experience such as Oracle, SAP, NetSuite, MS Dynamics, etc.
  • Experience with implementation of cloud-based ERP systems
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of GAAP
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office productivity software skills (particularly Word & Outlook)
  • Strong documentation skills (workpapers, processes, controls, variance explanations, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a history of recognizing priorities and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and focus on getting the job done
  • Able to work independently with general direction and limited supervision
  • Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting, economics, or business discipline with major/concentration in accounting is required
  • MBA or MAC preferred
  • CPA or CPA Candidate preferred
  • Experience with SAGE Fixed Asset Software and Ultimate Software's UltiPro (payroll) is preferred
  • Experience supporting financial statement reporting and analysis
  • Experience with payroll processing and 1099 reporting is preferred
  • Experience supervising the work of others is preferred
  • Exposure to cost allocations and standard labor rates is preferred
  • Comfortable in a small company environment
  • Good job stability - not a lot of 1 or 2 and out roles
  • Software revenue recognition would be a plus

Compensation target is $70K-$80K, w/10% bonus potential. Excellent benefits and a great company culture.

If this fits your background and skills, let's chat ASAP.

A resume is the best way to get the conversation started... fire away!


Greg "OldSalesGuy" Bennett

Senior Executive Recruiter

Randstad Professionals

Sales, Marketing, Ops & C-Suite

Office: 919-294-3255

Email: URL blocked - click to apply


skills: Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets, Revenue Accounting

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


Skills required

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