Senior Accountant

Fresh Express Windermere , FL 34786

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Accountant

Responsible for accounting duties including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations, financial statement review and analysis, internal control compliance and documentation, and other accounting functions as assigned. Requires solid understanding of accounting concepts and their application, ability to review and analyze information, and develop an understanding of the business and the financial reporting for the business. Projects involve implementation of processes to support changing business needs and internal control compliance.

Detailed duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate month-end accounting close and associated tasks.

  • Prepares account reconciliations and reviews General Ledger account balances for compliance with GAAP, SOX, and internal controls.

  • Reviews changes in the business and the accounting transactions for improved reporting and accuracy of financials.

  • Identifies and communicates accounting issues and problems.

  • Assists with opportunities to streamline and improve accounting transactions and works with the business to provide accounting support to meet customer needs.

  • Assist with projects and initiatives to develop and enhance transactional process and reporting tools.

  • Prepares account reconciliations and reviews General Ledger account balances for compliance with GAAP, SOX, and internal controls.

  • Reviews changes in the business and the accounting transactions for improved reporting and accuracy of financials.

  • Identifies and communicates accounting issues and problems.

  • Assists with opportunities to streamline and improve accounting transactions and works with the business to provide accounting support to meet customer needs.

  • Assist with projects and initiatives to develop and enhance transactional process and reporting tools.

  • Monitor changes in the business and the accounting transactions for improved reporting and accuracy of financials.

  • Respond to requests from internal and external auditors.

  • Seek opportunities to streamline and improve accounting transactions and work with the business to provide accounting and analytical support to meet internal customer needs.

  • Investigate troubled accounts, communicate problems and provide solutions.

  • Be able to deliver under pressure for deadlines.

  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data.

  • Ad hoc reports as needed.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Minimum of 4+ years General Accounting experience with a solid understand and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; with responsive feedback at all times.

  • Good analytical and computer skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, look ups, databases & Essbase and ERP Accounting systems.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and application.

  • Must have the ability to make decisions, appear for work on time, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, understand and follow posted work rules/procedures and to accept constructive criticism.

  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to assume new responsibilities.

  • Organization, attention to detail and the ability to analyze data.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Raw / Food Industry experience is a plus

  • Language Requirements:
    Must be able to read, write and speak English

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