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Senior Staff Accountant

Senior Staff Accountant

Job ID 
2017-1923
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-Jacksonville
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

The Sr. Staff Accountant is responsible for performing general ledger accounting, preparing financial accounts, monthly opening and closing of accounts and preparing balance sheets. The Sr. Staff Accountant will demonstrate initiative in understanding process flows and controls. This position is in responsible for general accounting, trend analysis and profit/loss accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Perform corporate month-end closing activities such as preparing and reviewing reconciliations and journal entries
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements which includes elimination and intercompany entries
  • Prepare various reports and conduct ad hoc projects as required
  • Assist other accountants in the department as necessary
  • Work with internal and external auditors in providing documentation/information
  • Generate, analyze, review and communication of financial data that reflects actual finance performance against the budget
  • Assist with and supervise quarterly and annual entries and filings
  • Responsible for preparing accounting records, researching transactions and reporting
  • Perform regular and recurring accounting functions that require professional competence
  • Document accounting procedures and transactions that will later be used for financial management procedures and auditing
  • Prepare tax schedules and apply basic knowledge of tax rules to assist in tax reports and returns
  • Apply, review, streamline and update the financial policies and procedures of the company
  • International accounting liaison with currency and transfer pricing knowledge
  • Propose suggestions to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Identify potential control weaknesses and suggesting solutions to strengthen controls
  • Communicate on behalf of the company to other contacts and agencies outside the company

Qualifications

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of accounting experience.
  • International experience with foreign currency and transfer pricing preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to administer moderately complex accounting functions with only general supervision
  • Proficient in the use of accounting systems and software. Hyperion experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills. (MS Office, strong knowledge of Excel)
  • Thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting
  • Exceptional problem solving ability
  • Exceptional internal customer service skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision in fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills