Senior Accountant - remote opportunity

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Posted 13 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Summary
Ensure integrity of accounting function by recording, verifying and consolidating transactions in journal entries. Interpret and perform standardized account reconciliations. Participate in the development and enhancement of internal controls over financial reporting.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly account reconciliations in a standardized format to ensure the timely and accurate financial statements are generated.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly journal entries to ensure timely and accurate financial statements are generated.
  • Interact with all areas of the company to understand basis for transactions and explain variances to budget.
  • Assist in preparation and analysis of monthly vendor related accruals.
  • Prepare financial analyses utilizing Excel and other technologies (PeopleSoft, Access). Participate in the development and enhancement of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Identify, and assist in the implementation of, process improvements (e.g. automation) in order to shorten the monthly close process.
  • Keep abreast of GAAP accounting pronouncements.
  • Special projects


Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor 's degree in Accounting required, CPA a plus
  • 4-6 years of experience in finance and accounting environment. Experience with ADP and/or payroll accounting a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Products including Excel and Access; PeopleSoft experience a plus
  • Must be a self-starter who is detail-oriented and proactive with focus on accuracy, in an environment with changing priorities and time constraints required
  • Possess and apply broad knowledge of accounting principles and procedures with minimal direct supervision required
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting required