Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Melville, New York
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Our client, an international whole sale and distribution company is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their growing accounting team. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for multiple accounting functions including monthly close activities, preparing journal entries, maintaining the general ledger and establishing the company's practice and procedures as they continue to grow. Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month end close for several HQ offices and reporting packages
  • Support financial transactions with record keeping and documentation.
  • Monthly intercompany billing
  • Analyzing complex financial reports and records
  • Making recommendations based on analysis and review of expenditures versus budget/updated forecasts
  • Take ownership of all accounts payable approvals and confirm these approvals are in line with approval matrix
  • Prepare standard journal entries and adjustment entries to support monthly close.
  • Variance analyses and performing account reconciliations
  • Prepare accruals, fix assets, pre-paid, accounts payable and intangible/tangible schedules and supporting calculations.
  • Prepare P&L account analysis to support management reports.
  • Utilizing hands-on accounting experience and in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices to perform basic to complex accounting activities and financial analyses
  • Assisting with the preparation of schedules and documentation to support audits and tax preparation
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of SOX compliance.
  • Coordination of more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or other departments
  • General Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting roles
  • Hands-on, self-starter, proactive and re-active as required
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
  • Detailed-oriented and organized
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