Senior Accountant

Avantguard Monitoring, LLC Ogden , UT 84201

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Accountant

Becklar LLC - AvantGuard Monitoring

Looking for a wonderful opportunity to increase your accounting skills with a rapidly growing company? Come join us as our newest Senior Accountant! Headquartered in Ogden, UT, Becklar is the parent company of AvantGuard Monitoring and Freeus. Our mission is to save lives through our state-of-the-art mobile personal emergency response systems (mPERS) and alarm monitoring centers. Freeus is an award winning wholesale provider of mobile personal emergency response systems (mPERS). We develop two-way voice mPERS that work both inside the home and away from home, offering peace of mind to seniors and their caregivers. AvantGuard is one of the largest and fastest growing monitoring companies in the nation. We monitor alarms (security, fire, medical, environmental, IoT) and since we are growing over 100,000 accounts per year, we are looking to add talented individuals to our quickly growing highly innovative teams.What makes us stand out is that We Care FIRST about our employees and our customers and you get to join a team that protects and saves lives every day! We are seeking an individual who has great accounting experience and wants to contribute their knowledge to our expanding team.

In addition to a competitive salary, team members enjoy:

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • 3 weeks of paid time off

  • Company-paid Life and AD&D insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits

  • Tuition assistance

  • Other perks such as free snacks, company parties and events, an awesome team, and more!

Job Summary

Working alongside the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for recording journal entries, maintaining asset and liability schedules, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and processing tax filings. You will prepare financial reports and analysis as requested by the Controller and provide recommendations for improved processes and internal financial controls.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to work well under pressure for extended periods of time

  • Attention to detail, focus, and time management skills, needed to meet deadlines

  • Competent with computer systems and proficient with Microsoft Excel and ERP systems

  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP practices, standards, and applications

Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks:

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and maintain schedules explaining the month-end balances

  • Prepare monthly billing reports and analysis

  • Prepare accruals, including tax and loan interest accruals

  • Review bank account reconciliations

  • Assist with the preparation of and updating of monthly metric reports

  • Prepare tax returns (sales and use, property, real property, telecommunication, and 1099/1096.)

  • Maintain the fixed asset records in Asset Keeper, record depreciation monthly in the general ledger ensuring the appropriate asset life is being used, and reconcile.

  • Review expenses each month to ensure that no fixed assets or prepaid deposits were misclassified in the general ledger

  • Assist in budget and financial forecasting

  • Produce balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other reports as necessary

  • Maintain financial security by following and enforcing internal procedures and controls

  • Prepare schedules/roll-forwards and answer requests during annual audits

  • Additional Projects and assignments as needed

Job Qualifications / Skill

  • Maintain a consistent and predictable schedule & work 40 hrs/week

  • Strong understanding of Financial Statements and GAAP

  • Must have 3+ years of experience performing related accounting processes

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is necessary

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Google Products, and ERP Systems

  • Must be able to read and speak clearly in English

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to communicate professionally both written and verbal

  • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills

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Senior Accountant

Avantguard Monitoring, LLC