Senior Accountant

Finance & Accounting
in Mulberry
, FL
Reference: 19-04100

Job Summary:

  • Responsible to assist in the collection, assimilation, and analysis of financial data resulting in the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and the monthly financial package
  • Communication with members of management and department heads regarding expense analysis and specialized reports
  • Assist Financial Accounting Manager in the training of new staff
  • Assist in year end audit

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and the financial package
  • Prepare various other financial reports to be used by management and department heads outside of accounting
  • Prepare more complex balance sheet account reconciliations
  • More complex financial account analysis for the financial package
  • Analyze financial data to detect problems and take necessary action to correct those problems without detailed guidance
  • Monitor and manage more complex expense accruals
  • Use secondary financial programs to generate files or reports to be uploaded into Lawson
  • Prepare year end audit schedules as assigned
  • Review balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist the Financial Accounting Manager in providing training to new and existing employees in the department
  • Assist Financial Accounting Manager with other tasks and special projects as need
  • Operate in a back-up function to the Financial Accounting Manager for operating the department and managing the close process under the supervision of the Assistant Controller

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance required
  • Two or more years of experience in financial accounting and general ledger
  • Advanced analytical skills and ability to recognize research and solve problems
  • Ability to prepare account reconciliations, and journal entries
  • Solid understanding of GAAP
  • Accounting software package experience including general ledger and fixed assets, Lawson experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills to include advanced use of Excel
  • Team player with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, motivated self- starter