Senior Accountant

  • location: Cary, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is actively looking to fill a Senior Accountant position for a local long standing company offering software as a service. This is a Team Lead position supporting the Controller in the monthly close process and supervising Accounting Operations. The Senior Accountant performs advanced, specialized accounting functions and is expected to independently resolve complex problems. Reports to the Controller.

 
location: Cary, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Master's Degree
experience: 6 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Provides the day-to-day supervision of Accounting Operations (such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash applications, etc.)
  • Reviews staff journal entries, reconciliations, reports or other such workpapers as assigned by Controller
  • Prepares journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting and analysis for advanced accounting matters such as software capitalization, capital leases and software revenue recognition
  • Develops ad-hoc or non-routine journal entries, reports, reconciliations, analysis, etc. as requested
  • Performs GAAP research and GAAP application as requested
  • Supports internal and external audit and tax engagements (financial statement audits, 401k audits, tax returns, R&D credit studies, etc.)
  • Takes a lead role in various accounting projects including system upgrades, internal control reviews and other projects as assigned
  • Drives efficiency through the optimization of accounting procedures
  • Serves as backup to Controller and mentors less experienced staff
  • Level of Controller's involvement in day-to-day accounting operations
  • Deadlines met for journal entries, account reconciliations, financials, & audit/tax requests
  • Accuracy of complex entries and analysis
 
qualifications:
  • Must have CPA
  • Must have experience with Oracle financial systems
  • ASC 605 and 606 experience strongly preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls
  • Advanced Excel skills (proficient with LOOKUPS, pivot tables, complex if/then statements, etc. Macro writing a plus)
  • Strong financial modeling skills (e.g. ability to reverse engineer a spreadsheet or model, ability to organize/analyze large volumes of data in Excel, clearly document process, source of data, conclusions, etc.)
  • Ability to write "memos to file" to document non-routine entries, transactions, etc.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office productivity software skills (particularly Word & Outlook)
  • Strong documentation skills (workpapers, processes, controls, variance explanations, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a history of recognizing priorities and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Strong work ethic; takes ownership and demonstrates initiative in solving problems
 
skills: 401K, CPA, 1099s
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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