Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Senior Accountant

Parker + Lynch has a Senior Accountant job in Austin, 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

 Does this role sound like the perfect fit for you? I would love to talk in more detail. Please send your resume to with "Senior Accountant" in the subject line. I look forward to talking with you!