Why this is a good opportunity:

  • Flexible schedule and working arrangement (e.g., hybrid working from home)
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision that start the month after you start
  • Employer matched Retirement Savings (401k)
  • Generous paid time off

 

ROLE SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant role reports to the Global Accounting Manager, and interacts and functions cooperatively with all branches, and all levels of the organization. The Senior Accountant position performs highly responsible professional accounting work, including, but not limited to, the preparation and posting of journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations and analysis, maintenance and implementation of accounting policies and conventions, financial statement reviews, and maintenance and implementing of internal controls.

 ** This is a basic description as there is so much growth that other Ad Hoc duties and career paths will be offered.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

General Ledger

  • Maintain accounting records in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Assist with month end close process, including:
    • Preparation and posting journal entries.
    • Reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Maintain accounting schedules, including Prepaids, Accrued expenses, Current/Non-current Deferrals, Intangible assets, Long-term debt and others as assigned.
  • Prepare and track General Journal Entries.
  • Assist A/P staff with coding of payables (G/L, Dept, Location).
  • Assist with additional duties as assigned.

 

Accounting for Cash and Credit Cards

  • Routinely reconcile the cash journal with actual bank activity and maintain the relevant schedules for this process.
  • Record the necessary journal entries to address bank to book differences.
  • On a weekly basis, download all credit card activity and ensure proper G/L coding prior to recording to the respective expense accounts. This includes working with different departments and business units to obtain an understanding of the expenditures.
  • Maintaining a reconciliation and calculating the monthly credit card accrual.

 

Fixed Assets

  • Assist in maintaining fixed assets registers, including additions, disposals, and calculation of depreciation.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of a capital expenditure requisition process.
  • Assist in the selection and implementation of a fixed asset software application.

 

Intercompany Transactions

  • Reconcile assigned intercompany accounts.
    • Record any missing transactions as needed with proper supporting documentation.

 

Financial Reporting, Compliance, and Audits

  • Assist with preparation of internal financial reports.
  • Assist with preparing external financial reports.
  • Assist with other financial reporting.
  • Prepare schedules and documentation for various external audits and other assurance engagements.
  • Manage external audit and assurance engagements request lists.

 

Accounting Administration

  • Comply with company and department policies and procedures.
  • Assist with design, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Perform technical accounting research and write memoranda on accounting matters.
  • Implement changes for new accounting pronouncements.
  • Actively participate in projects that will drive efficiency and streamline processes throughout the Company.
  • Maintain organized accounting records, including monthly analysis, reconciliations, journal entries, etc.
  • Understand and be able to apply proper accounting policies and processes.

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

 

  • Uncompromised approach to and respect for confidentiality.
  • Unquestionable workplace ethics.
  • Professional demeanor with team members and with external vendors and partners.
  • Own all assigned tasks.
  • Welcoming, positive, and inclusive attitude.
  • Professional and pleasant verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with team members at all levels of the Company.
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized.
  • Must follow-up and follow-through.
  • Excellent computer skills, including software (e.g., Navision, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
  • Intermediate or advanced Excel user is a requirement.
  • Accuracy in scheduling, maintaining calendars, and tracking information
  • Analytical and data-driven approach.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and prioritize effectively without continuous supervision.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum 2 years in public accounting for globally or nationally recognized accounting firms required.
  • Minimum 3 years of overall professional accounting experience.
  • CPA or MBA is highly desirable.
  • Strong technical accounting skills required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment or supply chain environment is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills a must to ensure cooperation and positive results.
  • Experience with global accounting entities preferred.