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Senior Analyst, General Accounting

A-Line Staffing Solutions Pittsburgh, PA Full-Time
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Key Objectives:

Performs the general accounting functions and month end closing process for complex operating locations, serves as the primary point of contact for company’s operating locations. Works with Locations to meet with company KPIs, 6 PM period closing deadline.

 

Usage and maintenance of company accounting, control and reporting systems (Oracle, SAP, JDE, Hyperion, RST, ASP, ARMP, etc.)

 

Conducts pre / post-closing / reconciliation related conference calls with locations as required

 

Owns the monthly closing check-list process:  monitors tasks throughout the month, reviews and updates the list timely. Escalates any error, issue, deficiency to the Manager. Reviews location income statement and balance sheet fluctuations (NAM only)

 

Explains intercompany out of balance >$100,000

 

Reviews monthly COA update for changes impacting her/his locations

 

Solves problems to root cause to prevent recurrence.

 

Compiles and submits financial reports on behalf of the business units or locations (tax packages, month end analysis reports, periodic government reports and other ad hoc requests from the location, business unit or corporate finance functions, reports for tax, for audits) where applicable.

 

Drives/books transactions relate to business acquisition and/or divestiture.

 

Ensures accounting is performed according to the department's defined standards and the work is completed by defined deadlines. Any issues with the work or schedule are escalated to the Manager in a prompt manner.

 

Maintains active and frequent communication with location accounting representatives and business unit personnel and regularly shares this information with team members and manager.

 

Actively mentor colleagues within the team - shares, trains – and seeks for new ideas to improve processes.

 

Works with BU / location contacts continuously in order to identify areas of improvement and value creation in all service areas.

 

Acts as an expert resource for location personnel in answering questions and providing direction on all areas of accounting.

 

Ensures that account reconciliations are completed and updated in Reconciliation Tool.  The reconciliation process includes reconciliation review, this position performs and monitors both processes. This position is also expected to revisit the prior period(s) review notes for completeness and accuracy, provides face to face communication and mentoring when notes do not meet the department’s defined standards. Review list of unreconciled accounts and mentor fellow team members and/or location personnel to complete reconciliations for these accounts.

 

Complexity of general ledger/sub ledger accounting services range from routine, recurring Business processes (BP) with moderate to high complexity transactions and reconciliations\analysis. To perform/control centralized business processes.

 

This position coordinates and participates in Company Self-Assessment Test (ASAT) testing procedures, including the monthly peer review process.  The position monitors adherence to standard operating procedures through every accounting cycle and suggests updates to procedures as needed.  The position improves and standardizes processes using ABS principles.  This position also is responsible for maintaining complete compliance and control over the centralized business processes to which they are assigned a leadership role.

 

The job holder works in alignment with the manuals and documented processes related to his/her work on the quality systems, environmental protection, safety, and labor hygiene management system of the Company.

 

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Qualifications

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Management, or Economics from an accredited institution.

 

Minimum of 3 years working experience in accounting finance or controlling

 

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

CPA Certified

Master’ degree in accounting/finance/management/economics

 

Experience in MS Office suite

Problem solving ability

Communication skills, especially remote interactions

 

ERP system knowledge

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - No
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - No

CANDIDATE DETAILS
2+ to 5 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

IDEAL CANDIDATE
EXCEL expert, good GL background (must know chart of accounts,) Oracle. Outgoing personality.  Independent & Resourceful.  CCSE. Shared Services experience a plus.

ERP system knowledge

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - No
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - No

CANDIDATE DETAILS
2+ to 5 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

IDEAL CANDIDATE
EXCEL expert, good GL background (must know chart of accounts,) Oracle. Outgoing personality.  Independent & Resourceful.  CCSE. Shared Services experience a plus.

Recommended skills

General Ledger
Reconciliation
Financial Statements
Balance Sheet
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Income Statement

Location

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