Senior Accountant

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $80,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects as assigned. Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close. Assist in the preparation and distribution of financial statements. Ensure that all deliverables comply with professional standards. Provide assistance to Controller with external audits. Assist with accounting related general ledger projects and other special projects assigned by management.

  • Assist in preparing monthly financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information
  • Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets, and narratives, including "Budget vs. Actual" variance reports and providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances
  • Assist in the periodic physical inventory counts and valuation analysis
  • Responsible for performing inventory reserve analysis, including factory returns and liquidation reserve analysis.
  • Will assist Assistant Controller with the high-risk reserve analyses: sales credit and warranty reserves, AR reserves, and freight and duty capitalization
  • Reconcile inter-company accounts/transaction to facilitate consolidations
  • Research and reconcile identified general ledger or subledger discrepancies
  • Assist in designing and implementing internal controls across the organization
  • Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Training and mentoring junior staff
  • Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
  • Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
  • Coordinating more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
Qualifications

  • Must have an BS/BA Accounting degree and at least 4 years of progressive experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and FRx or similar programs
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages at general and subledgers levels
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Work with minimal up-front guidance and closely with all functions of the Company
  • Excellent communications skills required
  • MBA or CPA certification is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty
  • We offer our employees a casual, fun work environment where we celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and accomplishments every month. Our office is open M-F so you have weekends off to have fun.
  • Some of the benefits we offer our employees are:
  • Medical Benefits with employer contribution
  • Dental Benefits with employer contribution
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 401K with employer partial employer match
Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Accounting: 4 years (Required)
Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)
 
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects as assigned. Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close. Assist in the preparation and distribution of financial statements. Ensure that all deliverables comply with professional standards. Provide assistance to Controller with external audits. Assist with accounting related general ledger projects and other special projects assigned by management.

  • Assist in preparing monthly financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information
  • Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets, and narratives, including "Budget vs. Actual" variance reports and providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances
  • Assist in the periodic physical inventory counts and valuation analysis
  • Responsible for performing inventory reserve analysis, including factory returns and liquidation reserve analysis.
  • Will assist Assistant Controller with the high-risk reserve analyses: sales credit and warranty reserves, AR reserves, and freight and duty capitalization
  • Reconcile inter-company accounts/transaction to facilitate consolidations
  • Research and reconcile identified general ledger or subledger discrepancies
  • Assist in designing and implementing internal controls across the organization
  • Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Training and mentoring junior staff
  • Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
  • Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
  • Coordinating more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
 
qualifications:
Qualifications

  • Must have an BS/BA Accounting degree and at least 4 years of progressive experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and FRx or similar programs
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages at general and subledgers levels
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Work with minimal up-front guidance and closely with all functions of the Company
  • Excellent communications skills required
  • MBA or CPA certification is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty
 
skills: Budgeting, General Ledger, Account Reconciliation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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