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Senior Accountant

Date Posted: 12/5/2017

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Job Description

Overview:
A Construction company in the Long Beach area is searching for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.
Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants.
The salary rate for this position is Min $32.00 - Max $46.00 per hour depending on qualifications.
 
Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department's goal setting process
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
Qualification and Skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance Preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements and current business trends
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages and ERP software
  • Proven experience as a financial controlleraccounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
 
 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

BS degree in Accounting, Finance Preferred

Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
Posted By: ctiberghien@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Long Beach, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:12/5/2017
  • Contact: Chloe Tiberghien (714) 929-1320
  • Pay Range: $32.00 - $46.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1712-15998