Do you enjoy checking and balancing process, solving problems, analyzing data to guide decision making and leading process improvement? We have an opportunity for you! We are seeking an experienced senior accountant to join our accounting team to help us improve our accounting procedure and functions.
The senior accountant will support the controller with a wide variety of functions which include transactional processing, financial analysis, annual budget development and monitoring, cost allocation, monthly forecasts, annual audit support and the implementation of financials and compliance controls. The senior accountant will serve as a key resource for the organization and provide daily financial oversight to ensure that the financial records are complete, accurate and comply with GAAP, policies and regulations and to facilitate solid decision support.
American Pest is a fun and energetic mid-size company located in the newly-developed community of Maple Lawn, in Fulton, Maryland (Howard County). We are a great company with a modern, attractive office with access to the latest technology. We currently employ over 150 employees with 9 remote workers from Tampa, Florida to St. Louis, Missouri!
American Pest is part of Anticimex, a global pest control organization with a mission of being the leader in modern pest management. Our company culture embraces growth, technology, and integrity as we strive to become the global leader in pest control. We expect to double in size over the next year with subsequent rapid growth, and your role will be critical to help us improve accounting procedure and function to support company's rapid growth. This position will report to the Controller.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Prepares supporting schedules for general ledger accounts. Analyzes and reconciles specified balance sheet accounts monthly
Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to Controller's attention
Assists with preparation of monthly financial statement, reports and records by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information
Prepares cash flow projections
Prepares Sales tax filings
Enter semi-monthly payroll entry into QuickBooks
Reconcile payroll deductions with corresponding payables
Enter credit memos and update accounts for notes
Disburse petty cash through verification of documentation and recording entry
Manage large invoices utilizing Microsoft Excel to disaggregate by department and employee
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum 2 year of accounting experience required
Accounts Receivable or Accounts Payable experience is required
Solid understanding of accounting practices and principles
Compliance experience with revenue recognition, asset and stock acquisition, lease capitalization is required
Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel - SUMIF, SUMIFS, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP formulas are frequently used
Self-motivated, high initiative and able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked and fast paced environment with firm deadlines
Detail-oriented and able to work independently
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
Perks & Benefits
Located in Fulton, MD (Maple Lawn) within walking distance of fantastic restaurants and shopping
Fast-growing company with many exciting changes and opportunities for a varied career experience
Diverse team environment that makes work fun and satisfying
Flexible work hours that allow for work-life balance (including occasional work from home)!
Full-time, year-round salaried position (semi-monthly pay day on the 7th and 22nd)
Yearly employee appreciation event that includes prizes and giveaways
Lunch frequently provided from tasty local eateries
Local gym membership paid by company
Casual Fridays (Jeans)
Cigna insurance network options to fit your individual or family needs, including HMO, PPO and HSA
Prescription drug benefit
Dental and vision plan options
Life and disability insurance options
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and childcare expenses
Traditional and Roth 401(k) Savings Plan with company profit sharing
Paid time off (PTO) including nine (9) paid holidays and vacation time
At American Pest, we are committed to providing a workplace of mutual respect. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or non-disqualifying physical or mental disabilities. All employment is decided on merit, competence, performance, and business need.
We'd love to hear from you! Here are our steps in the hiring process:
Complete a phone interview
Schedule an interview and complete our applicant surveys
Interview in person at our Fulton, MD office (travel expenses covered for applicants outside our metro area)
Emailed offer letter
Criminal background check and drug screening
Start date determined