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Senior Accountant

Mar 10, 2023

The Senior Accountant applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and document business transactions and record as appropriate. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheets, income statements, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position. This position will primarily support the general ledger, financial reporting, and business analytics functions while reporting directly to the Accounting Manager.  Communication with other departments is integral for success in this position. Opportunity for partial remote work exists once core competencies and knowledge of company procedures are established.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and evaluate accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and adherence to US GAAP requirements
  • Analyze daily, month-end and year-end activity of income statement and balance sheet accounts to ensure correct financial information through the general ledger
  • Assist in month-end close including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
  • Analyze business trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses
  • Proactively present recommendations and/or modifications to management team
  • Create and analyze metrics, dashboards, and scorecards for profitability
  • Identify, implement and support improvements to gain efficiencies and effectiveness of accounting team procedures
  • Embrace use of computer technology to support business processes
  • Keep up-to-date on knowledge in field as it relates to business
  • Passion for working in a dynamic environment with exposure to operational business leaders
  • Other related duties as assigned

Senior Accountant Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to identify issues and resolve problems
  • Ability to identify opportunities for cost savings/profit enhancement and efficiency improvements
  • Strong initiative and ability to analyze, question and summarize data for decision making
  • Skilled with corporate performance management and business intelligence systems
  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process while working effectively across all departments of the company
  • Highly motivated and geared towards innovation
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team

Senior Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP and accounting principles
  • 5-7+ years of Accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and aviation systems is a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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