Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848887_2828693

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Senior Accountant will play a key role in the monthly, quarterly, and year-end GL closing and financial reporting processes. Our ideal candidate will have a solid finance/accounting background, in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, strong analytical, detail-oriented and problem-solving skills, and ideally a good understanding of retail business. Exceptional organizational skills are a must to meet tight deadlines of this role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide analysis for Accounting management to determine financial liabilities and prepare appropriate accruals.
  • Contribute to the execution of monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes including completing reconciliations, preparation of journal entries, escalation, resolution of issues, and meeting all set deadlines.
  • Perform variance analysis for assigned areas of responsibility and partners with corporate department leaders and other company personnel to ensure variances are adequately explained.
  • Research and resolve the proper accounting treatment for transactions relevant to the assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with US GAAP and established company policy.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules and supporting documentation needed for management, internal and external reporting, internal and external auditors, and SOX requirements.
  • Performs ad hoc analysis and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures as required.
  • Perform and review daily banking transactions.
  • Prepare annual budget schedules to assist FP&A department.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance is required
  • 5+ years of combined experience with Big 4 Public Accounting (preferred) and industry
  • CPA is highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of current US GAAP
  • Strong MS Office/Excel skills and experience with an ERP system required (Oracle, SAP, MultiView, or AS400)
  • To apply for this role please send Cheyanne your resume at Cheyanne.muller@parkerlynch.com



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