Senior Accountant
Job Opportunity at RPL International

Posted on Aug 11

http://www.rplsearch.com    

Location: Sunrise, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4140015

Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.

Senior Accountant Job Duties:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • 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.
  • Analyzing complex financial reports and records
  • Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Reviewing journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy
  • Training and mentoring junior staff
  • Performing variance analyses and preparing account reconciliations
  • Assisting with financial and tax audits
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team
  • Prepare accurate, timely financial statements in accordance with our established schedule and with input from the rest of the accounting department
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
  • Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to the COO’s attention
  • Review all inter-company transactions and generate invoices as necessary
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Delegate financial responsibilities to accounting team
  • Coordinate semi-annual audits and assist COO with conducting audits
  • Conduct regular ledger maintenance

Essential skills:

  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Must demonstrate expert knowledge of accounting principles and familiarity with GAAP, as well as an ability to grasp company financial policies and protocols.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with accounting software and programs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience in general or tax accounting
  • Experience with computerized ledger systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with Sage accounting software and SAP a plus.

 

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