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Senior Accountant in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Job Description

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Senior Accountant your typical day may involve:

  • Performing assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes
  • Assisting in the development of financial statements and reports
  • Reviewing and explaining variances to budget/forecast and to previous reporting periods on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Preparing journal entries and monthly account reconciliations
  • Working closely with other functional areas and business management to resolve issues and support achievement of business goals

Job Requirements

Accounts Payable Specialist


Processing accounts payable invoicing for multiple entities
Coding accounts payable to correct job & chart of accounts routings
Assisting accounting manager or controller is cash disbursements process
Reconciling month-end balances for accounts payable, accrued payable, unvouchered receipts, and prepaid expenses
Expense report entry and processing
Verifying outstanding balances with vendors
Follow GAAP standards for cash disbursements cycle
Processing ACH and normal check disbursements

Understanding of cash disbursements
Understanding of matching receipts with liabilities
Knowledge of using chart of accounts and job number processing for accounts payable
High attention to detail

Minimum of one year experience in accounts payable
Moderate Microsoft Excel & Word knowledge