Senior Accountant with Public Accounting Experience Needed!
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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONOur client is seeking a senior accountant with public accounting experience. Commercial finance or equipment financing background is strongly preferred. They are growing quickly and looking for the right candidate that is eager and willing to contribute to their continually growing success!! Benefits Include: Medical (HMO or PPO), dental, wellness program, vision, EAP, basic life and supplemental life insurance, company matched 401k, flex spending accounts, vacation and sick time accrual. Benefits begin on the first day of the month following your (permanent) hire.
Run down of what YOU will be doing:
' Participate in month-end close process, including general ledger reconciliation and analysis. This will include reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts, as well as profit and loss accounts.
' Research and perform analysis of change in general ledger account balances / analysis of month and year-end results for management.
' Prepare and post monthly journal entries in Great Plains accounting software.
' Prepare and review the month and year-end financial statements including footnote disclosures in accordance with GAAP.
' Assist with the compilation of the month-end reporting package for upper management.
' Manage the year-end financial statement audit and periodic bank audits.
' Assist with preparation of miscellaneous month-end accounting duties.
' Prepare schedules and participate in year-end audit
' Create, evaluate, and maintain updated internal control and accounting policies.
' Assist heavily with automation & streamlining of existing accounting procedures with the goal of implementing 'best practices.
' Serve as a resource in all aspects of accounting, including technical research.
' Attend and participate in meetings and committees as appropriate, such as the ISO 9001 committee.
' Represent the Company to various trade professionals and groups, and ensure the Company's professional reputation is maintained.
You MUST HAVE:
' Minimum of 3-5 years of continuous accounting experience.
' 2-3 years of public accounting this is NON-NEGOTIABLE.
' Must have strong understanding of accounting principles/GAAP.
' Stock-based compensation/FASB 123R and other equity transactions
' Revenue recognition, including revenue derived from the sale of extended warranties
' Inventory transactions/valuation and analysis of reserves
' Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains, Lease Plus, FRX and Crystal Reports preferred
' Bachelor's degree
' Problem solving and decision-making abilities, including the ability to identify trends and relationships within accounting data
' Highly motivated individual with high level of initiative and an attitude of willingness
' A team player willing to assist others at all levels of the organization
' Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships
' Organized with an unmatched level of time management skills with the ability to multi-task and work autonomously or with a team
' Strong attention to detail
' Ability to communicate effectively on a one-on-one basis or in group setting
' Ability to maintain professionalism at all times and exercise strict confidentiality
Please apply with a word version of your CURRENT resume and salary requirements. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.