Exciting and Analytical Senior Accountant Project in Columbia, SC!!
Responsible for the most complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and/or for developing financial statements and/or reports. Analyzes complex financial data and/or reports on the results and/or probable implications. Compiles financial information, processes journal entries into various accounts, and/or reconciles reports and/or financial data.
Responsibilities of Job:
Exercises accounting control over a group of accounts within a given specialized area.
Analyzes complex financial data and/or extracts and/or defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or/or to project a financial probability.
Records, classifies, and/or summarizes financial transactions and/or events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Provides information to customers, explains accounting transactions, and/or resolves accounting issues and/or discrepancies.
Prepares journal entries and/or reconciles the general ledger accounts.
Analyzes financial transactions to ensure the proper recording of revenues to the general ledger.
Researches expenses and/or explains cost and/or allocation variances.
Prepares budget for assigned departments and/or assists cost center managers as needed.
Ensures expenses are allocated in accordance with business contracts and/or departmental operating standards.
Develops financial reports for financial analysis, forecasting, trending, budgeting and/or results analysis.
Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and/or graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or/or format data and/or/or reports.
Reviews the work of less experienced staff members.
Prepares and/or presents training sessions in response to repetitive errors identified in the work performed by those associates.
Reviews departmental policies, procedures, and/or forms used by the staff to identify areas of potential improvement in those documents.
Suggests updates and/or improvements and/or prepares a preliminary draft of the policies including the updates or improvements as necessary.
Responds to requests for proposals and develops rates and/or pricing assumptions.
Reviews contract clauses. Prepares miscellaneous documents and/or detailed audit package that supports all elements of the proposal.
Handle special projects as assigned by department manager and/or or requested by other groups such as, but no limited to, coordination of various internal and/or external audit projects, compilation of data for audits by internal and/or external auditors, functionality of accounting/costing system, coordination and/or implementation of system enhancements and/or releases with information systems and/or working with information systems to test and/or monitor internal controls and/or corrective/preventive actions for department.
Minimum Requirements to be considered for this role:
Bachelor's degree-in Accounting or related degree with 24 semester hours in accounting.
8 years of accounting or finance experience.
Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. Knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts. Able to persuade, influence or negotiate with others. Possesses excellent leadership, communication, organizational and analytical skills. Strong decision-making skills. Ability to work independently.
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