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Senior Accountant

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description

Summary


The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the accounting team and is responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data in a dynamic financial environment. This is a newly created role due to extensive growth.


 


Duties
 

  • Assist with month-end closing process including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries
     
  • Prepare and enter journal entries, including but not limited to correcting entries, allocating expenditures and accruals
     
  • Perform and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations with an in-depth analysis
     
  • Prepare and present monthly financial statement results and report on variances to the Accounting and Finance management team
     
  • Assist in supporting quarterly reviews and year-end audits
     
  • Ensure all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP 
     
  • Act as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning accounting information of subsidiary and other assigned areas
     
  • Regularly interact with all Accounting management within the organization
     
  • Ensure adherence to SOX requirements
     
  • Analyze and document department processes and procedures and recommend improvements as needed
     
  • Participate in special projects as needed
     
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in team driven environment yet be able to work independently to complete daily expectations
     
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
     
  • Possess a positive attitude
     
 


Minimum Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
     
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in a combination of staff and senior positions
     
  • Skilled in developing detailed documentation and communicating financial information and results
     
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems
     
  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities
     
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills
     
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
     
 


Preferred Qualifications
 
  • CPA Certification
     
  • Big 4 experience
     


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to ryjohnson@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Minneapolis, MN
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:2/23/2021
  • Contact: Ryan Johnson (651) 689-0018
  • Pay Range: $85,000.00 - $105,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2102-110105