Safariland

  • Senior Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/4/2018 5:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2299
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
    Mid-Senior level
  • Overview

    Are you looking to be a part of a fresh and dynamic team?  Do you get excited about tackling challenges and wearing multiple hats? Have you notice that your “CAN DO” attitude has a lasting and positive impact with the people around you? If so, we definitely want to hear from you ASAP!

     

    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

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    WE BELIEVE IN DIVERSITY

    The Safariland Group believes in the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative actions. We pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people, without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

    For those applicants with disabilities, if you require reasonable accommodation in searching for a job opening or submitting an application, please contact us by calling 888-469-6455.

    All employment decisions are solely based on the applicant's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position.

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