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Senior Accountant / Senior Staff Accountant

Confidential

Description

Now Hiring: Senior Accountant.  We have partnered with a premier Twin Cities based organization who is experiencing strong growth and due to this growth they are currently looking to add a talented Senior Accountant to their Corporate Accounting team.  This organization has a reputation for staff development, providing opportunities for advancement, and solid work-life balance.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting functions necessary to achieve an accurate and timely general ledger month-end close. Duties include: recording of operating expenses and balance sheet related journal entries primarily around monthly accruals; analysis and adjustment of income statement and balance sheet accounts; and general accounting support.
  • Perform and review month end balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure that balances are accurate and properly supported and that reconciliations are in compliance with company’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform monthly variance analysis comparing actual results to forecast and prior year actuals to provide a meaningful understanding of financial activity and variances as required by Management, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting.
  • Work with internal functional departments, including leading meetings, to gather financial information to ensure timely and accurate financial statements and the correct reflection of GAAP in the financial statements.
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of all internal monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Assist in researching reporting matters, accounting principles and financial reporting rules.
  • Complete ad-hoc requests, projects and special assignments as needed.
  • Assist in coaching and developing junior team members.
  • Perform all aspects of work with a high degree of effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy.

Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least 3 years of experience in general accounting, audit and/or financial reporting.
  • Public accounting or large public company accounting experience preferred.
  • CPA certification a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.  Ability to solve problems and improve current processes where needed.
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance and as a team member; ability to set priorities and respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • SAP experience required.
  • Proven attention to detail; demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to take high level objectives and turn them into action items to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Advanced MS Excel skills are preferred.
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Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
Other Compensation: Bonus Eligible

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Confidential
Company:
US-MN-Minnetonka
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
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Description

Now Hiring: Senior Accountant.  We have partnered with a premier Twin Cities based organization who is experiencing strong growth and due to this growth they are currently looking to add a talented Senior Accountant to their Corporate Accounting team.  This organization has a reputation for staff development, providing opportunities for advancement, and solid work-life balance.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting functions necessary to achieve an accurate and timely general ledger month-end close. Duties include: recording of operating expenses and balance sheet related journal entries primarily around monthly accruals; analysis and adjustment of income statement and balance sheet accounts; and general accounting support.
  • Perform and review month end balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure that balances are accurate and properly supported and that reconciliations are in compliance with company’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform monthly variance analysis comparing actual results to forecast and prior year actuals to provide a meaningful understanding of financial activity and variances as required by Management, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting.
  • Work with internal functional departments, including leading meetings, to gather financial information to ensure timely and accurate financial statements and the correct reflection of GAAP in the financial statements.
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of all internal monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Assist in researching reporting matters, accounting principles and financial reporting rules.
  • Complete ad-hoc requests, projects and special assignments as needed.
  • Assist in coaching and developing junior team members.
  • Perform all aspects of work with a high degree of effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy.

Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least 3 years of experience in general accounting, audit and/or financial reporting.
  • Public accounting or large public company accounting experience preferred.
  • CPA certification a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.  Ability to solve problems and improve current processes where needed.
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance and as a team member; ability to set priorities and respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • SAP experience required.
  • Proven attention to detail; demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to take high level objectives and turn them into action items to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Advanced MS Excel skills are preferred.
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