Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Addison, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_844869_2717746

Parker + Lynch has a Senior Accountant job in North Dallas, TX.  The role reports directly to the Assistant Controller and has primary responsibility for the preparation of monthly accounting journal entries and supporting files, reporting and assisting with projects within the accounting department. 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform and support monthly close and year end close process duties.
  • Preparation, maintenance and booking of journal entries, general ledger accounts and transactions.
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations as assigned to analyze, review, research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions
  • Training and reviewing work product of staff accountant
  • Maintain compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements
  • Maintain accurate, timely and well organized computer and paper files and supporting documentation for areas of responsibility.
  • Identify, develop, implement and maintain systems, policies and procedures to promote appropriate internal controls, best practices and efficient and cost-effective processes.
  • Assist staff, management and internal/external partners with issues resolution.
  • Monitor areas of responsibility on a continual basis to identify process and efficiency improvements (e.g., automation).
  • Assist with annual financial audit by providing support for items selected by external auditors and analysis.
  • Meet departmental goals and expectations and perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Oversee area of responsibility in a manner consistent with the Mission and Values of the Company.

 

 Required Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. or equivalent) in Accounting.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ progressive accounting experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, lookups and handling large amounts of data) required.
  • Must be comfortable working in a high volume, data-intensive environment.
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional Series (Excel, Word and Outlook) and the ability to quickly learn and use job-specific computer programs.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Strong communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to gather facts, analyze problems in depth and break down into components.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner.
  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization promptly and professionally.
  • Personable, helpful, enthusiastic, creative, project a positive attitude and be a team leader and player.
  • High integrity and work ethic.

 

If you meet the requirements for this Senior Accountant job in North Dallas, TX, please email your resume to: mallory.weber@parkerlynch.com