Senior Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 2:14 PM)
Job ID
2018-1325
Type
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Senior Staff Accountant will understand accounting, controls, the general ledger and financial forecasting. This role provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts and preparation of management financial reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments
  • Work in a collaborative environment with the accounting & FP&A team to ensure support analysis and modeling for business opportunities and operational cost management process
  • Model impact of price changes on product mix in close alignment with Sales Analyst and FP&A Manager
  • Liaise with Inventory & Cost Analyst to plan and conduct periodic internal audits of policies and procedures at all company warehouse locations and perform periodic internal audits in the HQ and administrative offices
  • Prepare written audit reports to Senior Management following monitoring activities of prior audit findings
  • Participate in and collect requested documentation for quarterly and annual external audits
  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries including month end accruals
  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing process
  • Participate in annual inventory counts
  • Support accounting and ops teams with coordination and analysis of periodic inventory cycle counts of all company warehouse locations
  • Prepare corporate state sales and use tax returns
  • Prepare and submit government reporting (e.g. BEA and US Census Bureau)
  • Research and correct account discrepancies
  • Prepare employee bonus calculation based on payout schedule
  • Provide accounting assistance to operational and sales personnel
  • Prepare, distribute and analyze revenue, cost and sales reports as needed
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Four (4) plus years of general ledger accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • CPA or other similar certification considered favorably

Skills / Competencies

  • Excellent general ledger knowledge and sound understanding of accounting principles in both theory and practical application
  • Experience in Sarbanes Oxley environment with development and oversight of control procedures
  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills
  • Exceptional MS Excel skills including usage of pivot tables and look-ups
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint
  • High attention to detail with the ability to multi-task in a high demand environment
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience with Oracle preferred

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