The Senior Accountant will report to and work closely with the Assistant Controller to prepare, review and deliver timely and accurate financial and operating information to the company leaders on a recurring basis. The Senior Accountant will also collaborate with the CFO/VP and other company leaders on special projects and requests, as required, to accommodate accelerated growth and other strategic initiatives. This role will manage (the ppl that work at the branch offices) and work closely with operations leaders on various accounting and finance activities and issues.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
Participate and support in the monthly financial statement close process, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely as well as analyzing and reviewing financial statements and variances.
Perform month-end general ledger close activities including accruing expenses, preparing, reviewing and recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts and other analysis.
Prepare, review and analyze balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations.
Provide guidance and support to the treasury management function including review of daily deposit report and reconciliation, projecting daily cash flows, researching projection variances, analyzing interest expenses, bank account reconciliations and other related tasks.
Prepare the monthly reporting packages including analysis of current actual results to prior period actual results to budget for internal management reporting and external reporting.
Create and participate in the development of best practice processes for accounting, analysis, budgeting and forecasting of various accounts to ensure accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Participate in the annual operating budget preparation.
Serve as subject matter expert in the accounting system and its processes by assisting in the implementation and maintenance of controls and system upgrades.
Experience and expertise in payroll processing and management a plus!
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Perform other tasks as assigned.
Position, at times, may require overtime and weekend work.
Day to day supervisory responsibilities may include direct or dotted-line management of accounts payable and/or accounts receivable staff.
The branch office people
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
At least 4 years’ experience in accounting, financial reporting or related field. Experience
preferred in Public Accounting, or related industry experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Internal accounting controls acumen along with general knowledge of accounting systems and technology.
Advanced Excel skills including PowerPivots, macros and advanced formulas.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Access.
Solid financial, mathematical and analytical capabilities and ability to perform complex computations.
Strong project management skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Highly-motivated and career-driven individual.
Good interpersonal skills and team working capabilities enabling one to interface at all levels.
MBA or CPA preferred.