Sr. Accountant

Category:
Accounting
Type:
Contract To Hire
Location:
Wayne, Pennsylvania
Job ID:
148285
Recruiter:
Amanda Gallone
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Sr. Accountant – Philadelphia

We are currently working with a growing company in the greater Philadelphia area on a Sr. Accountant opportunity. The Sr. Accountant will be responsible for providing financial analysis, reporting, and general support to the controller and the Finance department. The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience, knowledge, and skills in month end close, budgeting, forecasting and financial statement prep.
 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Tracks and analyzes key financial metrics and operational procedures to foster process improvements. Drives operational efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Prepares budgets and forecasts as directed by the controller
  • Evaluates financial risks and opportunities by creating and reviewing operational and financial metrics
  • Assists with the preparation of weekly, monthly, and annual financial reports.
  • Researches variance to budget and forecast through detailed operational and financial metrics and explains results
  • Prepare fluctuation analysis of monthly operating results
  • Compile, adjust and evaluate accruals to ensure accuracy; Record monthly journal entries in ERP system
  • Monitor and analyze general ledger accounts to ensure accurate financial information is presented to management at month-end
  • Update monthly account reconciliations in support of ending asset and liability balances and research and resolve reconciling items

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years progressive accounting experience
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel
  • CPA a big plus! 
  • Extensive experience with large ERP systems (SAP, Great Plains, Oracle)
  • Self starter with strong attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP

 

Compensation: $30-40/hr

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