Senior Accountant in Clayton, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Clayton, NC
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Senior Accountant

If you are a CPA, or candidate for the CPA exam, and have public accounting and/or industry general accounting experience, this may be the next step in your career! If you have experience with multiple site locations within companies you've worked for/clients you've audited, that will be an advantage. Strong Excel skills and GAAP knowledge is required.

Position Summary:

Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Essential Functions:
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options. Reviews and recommends modifications to accounting systems, procedures and reports; investigates processes for efficiencies; creates new system reports and support schedules as needed.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, statement of cash flows and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions; assists with review of items prepared by accounting clerical staff.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares ad hoc/special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends for both Finance and Operations.
  • Prepares continuance notices, addback schedules, debt covenant calculations; reviews credit agreements.
  • Maintains deferred rent and debt schedules.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Effectively communicates with Accounts Payable, Payroll and other departments.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Accomplishes goals by performing the daily tasks assigned.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Interfaces with external auditors to provide supporting documentation as needed during annual audits.
  • Responds to inquiries from regulatory agencies regarding taxes.

Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Strong Interpersonal Communication, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, US GAAP, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills, Intermediate Excel Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Two to five years' experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or four to six years' experience in corporate accounting or combination of above
  • CPA preferred