Senior Accountant

SUMMARY:
General Ledger and Sub ledger expert, with strong accounting background, knowledge of US GAAP and other guiding principles and processes. Must be able to work independently with little supervision, be able to provide guidance to other accounting staff

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review, analyze and prepare monthly journal entries for month end close, including expense accruals, amortizations, cost allocations, and any others that may be required.
  • Prepare and analyze balance sheet account reconciliations for various legal entities and provide explanation of any unusual balances.
  • Assist with internal external audits by preparing and explaining the fluctuations for significant accounts between periods. This also includes the preparation of other audit schedules for designated balances sheet accounts, as requested by the external auditors.
  • Prepare monthly intercompany invoices and review and analyze IC transactions to ensure they are properly accounted for.
  • Review and prepare allocations for corporate charges, including corporate insurance, royalties etc.
  • Support the Accounting Manager and the US SSC Controller, in the review of the month end income statements of domestic operational units to verify accuracy and completeness of the accounting transactions.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Operations and GA departments on the submission of the accounting data needed to complete the month end journal entries for domestic and international locations.
  • Provide operational units with explanations on monthly expense variances.  

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting from four-year college/university, minimum of 5 years general ledger accounting experience, Oracle or other integrated accounting software experience preferred. Strong knowledge of MS office with advance MS Excel skills required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to compose routine correspondence with attention to grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

CPA or CPA candidate preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate by telephone, effectively manipulate documents, effectively prepare documents, and move throughout the office.

The employee may be asked to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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