Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker + Lynch is working with a mid-sized manufacturing organization in the Lancaster, PA area on a search for a Senior Accountant to join their team. As the Senior Accountant you will be responsible for providing process improvements, establishing internal controls, overseeing the organizations standard costing, and participating in the monthly/quarterly close. Qualified candidates will have 3-7 years of hands on accounting experience within a manufacturing environment, a strong understanding of standard costing and bill’s of materials, hands on experience leading the monthly/quarterly close, and a bachelors degree in accounting or finance. 



• Implement financial policies/procedures as communicated by Corporate. Analyze/review and develop internal controls that are consistent with Corporate policies to ensure financial reporting is correct. 

• Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable/receivable and sales order entry function. 

• Manages collection activities such as sending follow-up inquiries, negotiating with past due accounts, and referring accounts to collection agencies 

• Manage the month-end closing activities, including variance analysis and monthly reconciliation of plant balances. Ensure accruals/reserves are sufficient and review of spend for correctness and appropriateness of classification. 

• Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual reports. 

• Responsible for cost accounting including development of standard costs and maintenance of bill of materials. 

• Ensure the accuracy of physical inventories and reported results. Analyze and reconcile monthly inventories. Investigate and explain book to physical adjustments. 

• Produce the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management. 



• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance 

• 3-7 years of hands on accounting/finance experience 

• Strong understanding of standard costing, bill of materials REQUIRED 

• Advanced Excel skills

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