Sr. Technical Accountant

Michael Page
Published
September 24, 2020
Location
Dallas, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

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Summary

Our client is a major Distribution company has an opening for a Sr. Accountant with a major emphasis on Technical Accounting to sit on their accounting team in Dallas, TX. The Sr. Accountant will be responsible for performing accounting & financial analysis for a $2B+ revenue business across a complex operational environment (i.e. multi-currency, multi-ledger, and numerous related party entities), and implementing continuous improvement efforts

Client Details

Our client is a major Distribution company has an opening for a Sr. Accountant with a major emphasis on Technical Accounting to sit on their accounting team in Dallas, TX. The Sr. Accountant will be responsible for performing accounting & financial analysis for a $2B+ revenue business across a complex operational environment (i.e. multi-currency, multi-ledger, and numerous related party entities), and implementing continuous improvement efforts.

Description

  • Provide subject matter and technical expertise associated with improving accounting processes and help identify issues pertaining to the application of US GAAP for a variety of complex special project
  • Lead in system implementation and continuous improvement initiatives related to complex monthly accounting processes.
  • Mentor/Train Staff Accountants. Review, approve, and provide guidance related to reconciliations and analysis performed by Staff Accountants.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Management and Commercial Finance personnel to improve processes related to various subsystem, inventory, COS, Revenue, and Gross Profit reconciliations and analyses.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures. This includes providing financial analysis and support for audited financials and preparation of yearly audit schedules to third party Big 4 audit personnel
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure information is properly recorded in the General Ledger. This would include the administration of accounting associated with Leases, Fixed Assets, Revenue Reserves, and Payroll
  • Some tasks above may be the sole responsibility of only one Senior Accountant.

Profile

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Professional certification such as a CPA and CMA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of general ledger accounting experience in corporate environment, preferably in wholesale distribution, Public Accounting/Consulting experience highly desired.
  • Experience working with SAP S4 Hana ERP system
  • Experience working with a large and diversified organizational structure and chart of accounts
  • Proven track record working for a company with gross revenues in excess of $1 billion dollars per year
  • Experience working through system implementations, ERP systems preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem -solving skills
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of technical accounting research, consolidation, leases, and fixed assets.
  • Understanding of business law, technical guidance, statistics, cost accounting, and general management as related to accounting
  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Effective Time Management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interface effectively with various levels within the organization
  • Advanced Excel skills, and proficiency in the utilization of other MS products (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects within specific deadlines

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Full compensation package
  • PTO
  • Vacation
  • Job-Type: Full-time
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