Senior Accountant in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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    Nashville, TN
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Job Description

Our Client is looking to add an experienced Staff/Senior Accountant to their team! This role will have excellent work life balance and plenty of growth potential within accounting and other corporate departments!

Position Purpose

The Senior Accountant will assist in month end close, consolidated financial statement preparation and reporting, budgeting, forecasting and special projects. The ideal candidate will need to be a self-starter with the ability to shift focus and priorities quickly in a fast-paced environment. They will need a strong attention to detail and can-do attitude to support the company's accounting function. Additionally, this role will interact cross-functionally across global business leaders including but not limited to Operations, Accounting and HR and will routinely provide ad-hoc analysis for senior financial leadership. The ideal candidate will have deep analytical skills, an interest in financial data systems and processes along with a desire for consistent improvement.

Duties, Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Assist in monthly and annual financial close process including preparation and review of financial statements.
  • Prepare journal entries and perform account reconciliations on various corporate accounts.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure accuracy of the financial statements, as well as, providing support on the accounting for certain transactions.
  • Monitor monthly budgeting and forecasting revenues and expenses.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including "Budget vs. Actual" variance reports. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in preparation of audit requests as needed.
  • Perform accounting research on various technical accounting concepts as needed.
  • Assist with internal control projects and ad-hoc financial analysis and projects.
  • Assist in responding to inquiries from the Director of Accounting, Controller, other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests.
  • Work with internal Finance, Accounting and Tax Departments.
  • Work with external Auditors.

Skills, Knowledge And Abilities
  • BA Degree in Accounting or Finance with 3 + years of hands-on experience in accounting and financial analysis. CPA and public accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficient in using and understanding Microsoft Excel with a general knowledge of other Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication are essential.