Cordia is currently supporting a client in the professional services industry on a temp-to-perm (conversion within one to two months) Senior Accountant opportunity.
Senior Accountant Job Responsibilities:
Prepares day-to-day and month-end close entries including revenue, payroll, prepaid expenses, unbilled accounts receivable, and accrued liabilities.
Prepares complex reconciliations for necessary balance sheet accounts, various other general ledger accounts, and budget to actual variance analysis.
Assists with the month-end and year-end closing process.
Develops and maintains an understanding of the accounting operations within each assigned client. Obtains a working knowledge of the client’s accounting software packages. Responsible for recommending and enforcing the internal controls, policies, and procedures established by the client.
Assists external auditors and tax accountants at year-end with preparing schedules, providing explanations of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary data.
Assists in the preparation of the client’s year-end 1099 submissions.
Recommends, designs, and implements any necessary department controls and procedures.
Interacts with the client as needed.
Supervisory responsibilities include:
Reviews and supervises staff accountant’s monthly work, including but not limited to, journal entries, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Coaches and mentors Staff Accountants through project management
Disburses client requests to team members to manage deadlines
Assists with annual budget preparation and support.
Senior Accountant Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (Required)
Utmost discretion, strong ethics
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the accounting field
Strong understanding of Accounting Principles, knowledge of GAAP
Advanced understanding of general and subsidiary ledgers and financial statements
Understanding of key not-for-profit concepts, such as Net Assets, Functional Expenses, SEFA reporting, etc.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Extremely detail orientated with strong analytical skills
Good time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple initiatives and client requirements
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment