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Senior Accountant in Winston-Salem, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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Job Description

Our client, located in the Greensboro/Winton-Salem, NC area, is a business to business service provider supporting multiple industries. The position of Senior accountant is responsible for daily duties as it relates to corporate accounting. The senior accountant will be reporting up to the Finance Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing month-end closing activities (preparing/posting journal entries, prepare month-end accruals, and GL account reconciliations).
  • Preparing the budget and periodic forecasting at the corporate level.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external finance reporting packages and statements.
  • Interpret monthly income statements to analyze the profitability of the different business units and to ensure that appropriate journal entries and activity has been posted.
  • Monitor audit activities both internally and externally and escalate all appropriate matters to upper management.
  • Support various business units and their finance departments in reporting process and financial statement accountability.
  • Organizing and supporting with the external financial audit to ensure the appropriate data is being provided and all requests are being addressed timely.
  • Collaborating with the corporate staff, cost center managers and finance groups as well as other departments throughout the organization.
  • Willing to assist on special projects and requests that are in the scope of ERP system implementations, forecasting and budgeting projects, complex accounting research projects, acquisitions, etc.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required for this position
  • 3-5 years' experience in accounting or audit experience (preference for public and industry experience)
  • 2 years' experience with month-end closing procedures or equivalent experience preferred
  • CPA certification strongly preferred or CPA candidate
  • Knowledge of GAAP and financial accounting concepts