Senior Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
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  • Experience:
    2 to 8 years
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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountants can expect to handle communications with vendors and internal departments, prepare journal entries and financial reports, prepare and review account reconciliations and balances, assist with database and record maintenance, and perform other tasks to ensure Accounting Department operations are running smoothly. Candidates should be professional and courteous with strong time management, computer, and communication skills and a thorough understanding of accounting and financial principles.


  • Perform various month-end close activities
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations and analysis
  • Perform expense account reviews and analysis
  • Day-to-day accounting tasks, including the maintenance and observance of transactions and the sub-ledger/general ledger
  • Perform basic office tasks, including answering phones, responding to emails, processing mail, filing, etc.
  • Respond appropriately to vendor and internal requests
  • Process checks, deposits, and bank statements
  • Run and distribute financial reports
  • Consolidate various accounting practices and provide data in a format consistent with audit standards
  • Support annual and recurring audits and related requests
  • Continuously evaluate accounting processes for improvement opportunities


  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Effective working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Ability to apply a broad range of accounting principles, practices, and procedures in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of financial analysis (including balance sheet and P&L) and ability to apply financial theory and practices and provide analysis of accounts
  • Experience with databases, financial reports, and accounting software
  • Team-oriented individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills when analyzing account activity and assessing current business processes
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy and efficiency
  • Courteous, professional manner and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Willingness to comply with all company, local, state, and federal financial regulations
  • Ethical behavior when dealing with sensitive financial information

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


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