Lead Accountant

  • Location
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848933_2720172

Lead Accountant
We have a client looking to hire a Lead Accountant in their Financial Reporting department located in Richmond, VA. This role will be one of the key members of the accounting and consolidations team. As a Lead Accountant, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance and accuracy of SEC filings along with maintaining accounting policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have prior financial reporting experience and at least 7 years’ experience in public or private accounting, in addition to their CPA. This company offers very competitive compensation and benefit packages. 

Responsibilities:
•    Prepare quarterly and annual SEC Filings
•    Responsible for preparation of consolidated financial statements 
•    Perform research on technical accounting matters and provide guidance for implementation of new standards
•    Collaborate with various personnel to improve organization by creating new processes and procedure 
•    Prepare quaterly investor material and presentations
•    Provide back-up on basic corporate cash management duties, when needed

Qualifications and Education:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•    CPA required
•    Master’s Degree or MBA is preferred

Experience: 
•    7+ years of experience in Financial Reporting
•    Experience in manufacturing is a plus
•    Previous consolidation experience required

Skills:
•    Advanced Excel skills 
•    Strong understanding of GAAP and SEC reporting
•    Strong leadership capabilities  

Salary: $75-95k  

If this position seems like a god fit to your background – apply online today or e-mail Aaron Bonda directly at aaron.bonda@parkerlynch.com Visit our website to see other positions we are currently working on www.parkerlynch.com

Parker & Lynch is highly regarded as an industry leader. Parker & Lynch specializes in the career placement of top-notch accounting and finance professionals.  When you work with our Richmond team, you will be greeted by a team of experienced financial professionals and tenured, executive recruiters.  As accountants and CPA’s from the industry we serve, we worked within the accounting and finance industries first, found the careers that make us happy, and now enjoy doing the same for other professionals.