Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Ledgent Search Group
Location
Guilford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Summary:
Senior Accountant with strong accounting and general ledger skills who is able to work independently to complete projects with high–level guidance from manager. The Corporate Accounting group coordinates the close of the general ledger, including preparing and reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations for multiple Corporate non–operating companies.? The group has a dynamic mix of work involving implementation of new accounting standards, and participation in purchase accounting, integration of acquisitions or divesture projects. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast–paced environment.

Major Focus Areas:

Responsible for the month end, quarter end and year end close processes for Corporate related functions that includes the following:

Prepare and post journal entries and understand the accounting supporting journal entries

General ledger reconciliation

Financial statement analysis

Uses professional accounting concepts and internal company policies to solve complex accounting issues

Identify opportunities to streamline accounting data and processes and work cross functionally to design and implement changes

Provide guidance and support to team members to help improve performance and develop technical competencies

Coordinate with Accounting Systems Manager and/or Business IT to enhance the General Accounting system(s)

Assist non–financial departments with reporting and accounting issues and participate in financial projects and initiatives

Actively engage business leaders and various corporate and business departments to drive efficiency in accounting close and resolve intercompany issues

Coordinates, reviews and prepares schedules for internal and external auditors

Education & Experience:

BS in Accounting required

Self–motivated with 3–4 years of progressive accounting experience

Solid technical skills and ability to analyze new transactions

Exhibits strong time management skills and is able to work through roadblocks to meet commitments timely

Experience with SAP preferred

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Summary:
Our +$5B publicly held client is seeking a Senior Accountant with strong accounting and general ledger skills who is able to work independently to complete projects with high–level guidance from manager. The Corporate Accounting group coordinates the close of the general ledger, including preparing and reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations for multiple Corporate non–operating companies. The group has a dynamic mix of work involving implementation of new accounting standards, and participation in purchase accounting, integration of acquisitions or divesture projects. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast–paced environment.

Major Focus Areas:
? Responsible for the month end, quarter end and year end close processes for Corporate related functions that includes the following:
?Prepare and post journal entries and understand the accounting supporting journal entries
?General ledger reconciliation
?Financial statement analysis
? Uses professional accounting concepts and internal company policies to solve complex accounting issues
? Identify opportunities to streamline accounting data and processes and work cross functionally to design and implement changes
? Provide guidance and support to team members to help improve performance and develop technical competencies
? Coordinate with Accounting Systems Manager and/or Business IT to enhance the General Accounting system(s)
? Assist non–financial departments with reporting and accounting issues and participate in financial projects and initiatives
? Actively engage business leaders and various corporate and business departments to drive efficiency in accounting close and resolve intercompany issues
? Coordinates, reviews and prepares schedules for internal and external auditors
Education & Experience:
? BS in Accounting required
? Self–motivated with 3–4 years of progressive accounting experience
? Solid technical skills and ability to analyze new transactions
? Exhibits strong time management skills and is able to work through roadblocks to meet commitments timely
? Experience with SAP preferred