Senior Accountant

  • location: West Chester, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $70,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

We are seeking a career-minded individual for the position of Senior Accountant, preferably someone who is looking for long-term growth and potential. In addition to the job description below, candidates must possess strong customer service skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to multi-task at a quick pace. Being a team player is a must!

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
 
location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $55,000 - 70,000 per year
work hours: 9-5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Prepares general ledger journal entries, fixed asset tracking, monthly balance sheet reconciliation, and bank reconciliation.
  • Develops, analyzes, and prepares monthly financial statements for timely distribution to management.
  • Assists with accounts payable functions including but not limited to verifying invoices, expense reports, check requests, and purchase requisitions; entering data into accounts payable system; and processing bi-weekly check runs.
  • Assists with accounts receivable functions including but not limited to applying payments to appropriate accounts, monthly invoicing, reconciling customer accounts, and handling customer inquiries.
  • Assists with budget preparation.
  • Prepares and analyzes monthly journals.
  • Performs daily banking procedures.
  • Maintains fixed asset and related depreciation schedules.
  • Prepares monthly tax returns.
  • Assists with annual external audits.
  • Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts.
  • Prepares account analyses and reconciliation.
  • Coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
  • Reviews and analyzes the organization's accounting operation; recommends improvements.
  • Assists with related special projects as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years experience
  • CPA Certification preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience with managing a team.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Able to maintain a professional demeanor and a polished professional appearance.
 
skills: 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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