Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Dallas, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_844869_1423061
  • Salary:
    $ 75000 - $ 85000

The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and is responsible for general accounting duties such as preparing journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts, and reviewing financial statements while maintaining the integrity of the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers according to GAAP. Eventually, may be responsible for fixed assets, depreciation and project tracking.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review general ledger and financial statements for accuracy
  • Participate in monthly close process, including preparing reconciliations, journal entries, accruals, overhead allocations, etc.
  • Consolidate subsidiaries and make elimination entries, as well as inter-company billing and allocations.
  • Assist with acquisition accounting, including recording purchase price adjusting entries and preparing schedules for final settlements due to/from sellers.
  • Participate in implementation of new ERP system.
  • Prepare audit schedules as needed for external audit, including financial statement and tax audits.
  • Assist the Controller with other assignments and ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations between the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers to ensure accuracy of accounting transactions.
  • Prepare month-end journal entries to accurately record accounting transactions which include payroll, prepaid amortization, other expense accruals, corporate allocations, reclassifications.
  • Perform bank account reconciliations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA is a must
  • 3-7+ years’ experience in accounting or finance environment
  • System experience with Traverse Accounting & Business software a plus
  • Experience with system implementation / conversion a plus
  • Strong accounting, quantitative, and analytical skills and ability to apply those skills within the role
  • Ability to identify issues and take initiative for process improvement and problem resolution
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel daily user (pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Travel will be 1- 2 trips a year

 

If you are interested in this job or other Accounting and Finance career opportunities from Parker + Lynch please email Rami Muhanna at rami.muhanna@parkerlynch.com or visit our website at www.parkerlynch.com