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Senior Accountant in Brentwood, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Brentwood, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    Senior Accountant

Job Description

Our client is a publically traded healthcare organization offering great salary, bonus, benefits AND WORK/LIFE balance.

Position Overview

The Senior Accountant/Analyst is responsible for performing month end closing journal entries, reconciliations, account analysis, GL analysis and bank reconciliations. Provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts and preparing financial statements.

Position reports directly to the accounting maanger and works closely with Controller.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
  • Work closely with Accounting team to keep up with changing deadlines and
  • Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling; required jobs; verifying data.
  • Use system and data mining knowledge and skills to gather data from various sources, map, format up-loadable data into the Accounting system and verify accuracy.
  • Set up processes to automate and standardize the various accounting functions using systems skills versus manual data input.
  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintain records and files; reconciling accounts.
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


  • Challenge-motivated and energetic individual with intellectual curiosity about the industry and the company.
  • 2-3 years of accounting experience.
  • Public accounting audit or public company experience preferred


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, or progress towards