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Senior GL Accountant

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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Job Description


The Senior GL Accountant is responsible for assisting in all areas of the accounting function, including, but not limited to processing journal entries, analyzing and reconciling accounts, bank reconciliations, Sales and Use Tax reporting, month/quarter-end close and internal/external financial reporting. Additionally, this position assists in documentation of processes and controls.
 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
 
 

  • Prepare and post journal entries: reversing, recurring and standard
  • Prepares daily reconciliations of various bank and credit card accounts
  • Reconcile prepaid accounts, accrued expense, and others
  • Coordinate communications and financial information with our Denmark location
  • Assist in a wide variety of variance analysis, researching and resolving problems and documenting conclusions
  • Provide month end financial information to various departments and researches inquiries
  • Analyzes and adjusts accounts (i.e. Fixed assets, cash, freight, inventory, accrued expenses, etc.)
  • Assist in monthly analysis comparing actual results to prior periods
  • Coordinate and assist in conducting accurate and timely month/quarter-end closings, e.g., financial statements, accruals, allocations and eliminations.
  • Prepare monthly Sales and Use Tax Reports
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external financial statements and analysis.
  • Assist in data gathering for purposes of audits and other special projects
  • Perform monthly General Ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist with development and implementation of internal controls and policies and procedures
  • Assist with technical accounting research and documentation of findings
  • Partner with Operations/Service/Engineering/Product/Marketing and Sales to maintain an understanding of the process and look for ways to improve.
     
     
Education And Experience Required
 
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP
  • Minimum 2-5 years GL Accounting experience
     
     
    • use of a general ledger system, including AR, AP & PR
    • researching and documenting account analysis
    • providing written narratives, variance analysis, etc.
    • comfortable in an ERP system environment
  • Familiarity with Oracle, foreign currency translation and revenue recognition preferred
  • Strong excel skills to initiate improvements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present to all levels of colleagues
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems independently
  • Ability to interact effectively with multiple business areas
  • Ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others in a team environment
  • Self-starter with solid organizational skills and ability to adapt quickly
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision


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.

Job Requirements

The Senior GL Accountant is responsible for assisting in all areas of the accounting function, including, but not limited to processing journal entries, analyzing and reconciling accounts, bank reconciliations, Sales and Use Tax reporting, month/quarter-end close and internal/external financial reporting. Additionally, this position assists in documentation of processes and controls.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Prepare and post journal entries: reversing, recurring and standard
Prepares daily reconciliations of various bank and credit card accounts
Reconcile prepaid accounts, accrued expense, and others
Coordinate communications and financial information with our Denmark location
Assist in a wide variety of variance analysis, researching and resolving problems and documenting conclusions
Provide month end financial information to various departments and researches inquiries
Analyzes and adjusts accounts (i.e. Fixed assets, cash, freight, inventory, accrued expenses, etc.)
Assist in monthly analysis comparing actual results to prior periods
Coordinate and assist in conducting accurate and timely month/quarter-end closings, e.g., financial statements, accruals, allocations and eliminations.
Prepare monthly Sales and Use Tax Reports
Assist in the preparation of internal and external financial statements and analysis.
Assist in data gathering for purposes of audits and other special projects
Perform monthly General Ledger account reconciliations
Assist with development and implementation of internal controls and policies and procedures
Assist with technical accounting research and documentation of findings
Partner with Operations/Service/Engineering/Product/Marketing and Sales to maintain an understanding of the process and look for ways to improve.
Education And Experience Required
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
Solid knowledge of US GAAP
Minimum 2-5 years GL Accounting experience
use of a general ledger system, including AR, AP & PR
researching and documenting account analysis
providing written narratives, variance analysis, etc.
comfortable in an ERP system environment
Familiarity with Oracle, foreign currency translation and revenue recognition preferred
Strong excel skills to initiate improvements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present to all levels of colleagues
Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems independently
Ability to interact effectively with multiple business areas
Ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others in a team environment
Self-starter with solid organizational skills and ability to adapt quickly
Demonstrate ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Posted By: shooper@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Denver, CO
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:7/24/2018
  • Contact: Stuart Hooper (303) 221-3838
  • Pay Range: $58,000.00 - $70,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1712-17284