Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Job Description

We are looking for a detail-oriented Senior Accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. The Senior Accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned.

To be successful as a Senior Accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding Senior Accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with little to no supervision and perform under pressure.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating accounting functions and programs.

  • Preparing financial analyses and reports.

  • Develop monthly financial statements that include cash flow, profit and loss statements, and balance sheets.

  • Complete end of month close procedures.

  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure.

  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.

  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts.

  • Assisting with annual audit preparations.

  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.

  • Ensure compliance with organizational guidelines and procedures, and federal and state regulations.

  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.

  • Prepare corporate reporting requirements.

  • Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns.

  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.

  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned.

Senior Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required (essential).

  • 3+ years of accounting experience (essential).

  • ACCA or ACA qualified (advantageous).

  • Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP.

  • Strong financial analysis skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong organizational and stress management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.

  • Ability to train and manage staff.

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.

  • Must have a working laptop and able to work remotely