The Sr. Accountant, Corporate Accounting will be responsible for deliverables critical to the Company’s corporate financial close through applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze, record, reconcile and report the company’s financial results. Areas of monthly accounting responsibility will perform reconciliation between the Fixed Assets sub ledger and general ledger. Create and maintain good work papers for review and internal and external audits. Assist with audit schedules, external reports, and other monthly accounting close processes. Review and revise accounting transactions for accuracy and conformance to policies and procedures. Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretations.
Must be a good communicator and interact with Finance department personnel and other departments in order to gain proper understanding of operating transactions and financial statement components. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including the monthly accounting close and financial statement preparation cycle, quarterly external audit, SOX compliance activities and ongoing business process transformation activities.
The successful candidate will be an experienced accountant and will report to the Manager, Fixed Assets and Corporate Accounting. Candidate should be able to multi-task and work both independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment and be a strong collaborator with peers. Candidate must possess a strong desire to learn, grow and develop their skills while providing enhancement to the current accounting function. Attention to detail and good analytical skills are essential.
Process Fixed Assets transactions weekly in accordance to procedures and defined timelines. Duties include reviewing fixed assets coding assignments and other required attributes, processing Construction In Progress items and reconciliation of all Fixed Assets Clearing accounts against mass additions table in sub-ledger weekly.
Month-end close of Fixed Assets sub-ledger duties include analyzing, recording and reporting on fixed assets in accordance with GAAP, completing processing of fixed asset additions and any research and communications required to properly perform these duties by defined timelines.
Perform monthly reconciliation of Fixed Assets and Intangibles between sub-ledgers and general ledger.
Prepare quarterly review and annual audit support work papers and support efforts of external auditors, as well as other general accounting tasks.
Ad-hoc reporting for Senior Management and special projects as required.
A minimum of 4 years general finance and accounting experience in a publicly traded company or audit practice of a CPA firm, including minimum 2 years working in a role with direct general ledger and financial close responsibilities.
Excellent follow-through and communication skills and ability to work independently and in a complex and fast-paced environment.
Advanced experience with Excel, ERP system experience required as related to general ledger, close and consolidation (Oracle EBS R12 and HFM preferred.
Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting