Reports to: Accounting Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Status: Year Round, Full Time
Hours: 8am to 5pm, varies Updated: 1.27.2020
The Senior Accountant is the right hand person to the Accounting Manager and supports all daily functions of the Accounting team, including, but not limited to invoice review and payment processing follow up with AMC, ensuring standards for timeliness and accuracy are met.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for addressing, researching, and correcting issues related to payment and GL coding discrepancies. This includes analyzing general ledger expense postings when variances to budgeted figures arise.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Applicants must be 18 years of age.
Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
1.Implements and maintains policies and procedures, ensures accuracy and timeliness.
2.Oversees daily invoice volumes and assigns work among team members ensuring that review and processing is completed within established department guidelines. Maintains ownership of Accounts Payable shared email inbox.
3.Corresponds with department heads and vendors to ensure correct payments.
4.Assists AMC shared services team with invoice processing, approval, and coding.
5.Interfaces with vendors and suppliers for timely and accurate payments.
6.Assists with review and analysis of expenses posted to general ledger to determine is variances to budget or legitimate or erroneous. Responsible for compiling and submitting general ledger adjustment entries to ensure expenses are captured in the correct account code and department.
7.Performs additional ad-hoc business analysis, as needed.
8.Responsible for maintaining capital expenditure reports on a weekly and monthly basis. Communicates regularly with project stakeholders for updates and forecast adjustments.
9.Assists in implementation of new ERP system modules, software, etc. as needed.
Interface with AMC shared services concerning stop payments, cleared checks, current checks paid.
Assists AMC and outside audit firm in annual year-end audit.
Complies with Federal and California Labor law in all phases of the payroll and employment process; from hiring through termination, as well as all Company policies & procedures.
Responsible for company credit card program and compiling monthly transactional information and coding to submit to AMC (Alterra Mountain Corporation) shared services.
Enforce safety standards in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Competencies and Job Requirements:
1.Able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally across all levels of the organization.
2.Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
3.Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact with others
4.Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
5.Have working knowledge of debits and credits and other basic accounting principles.
6.Capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing and allocates resources efficiently to meet deadlines.
7.Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
8.Extremely organized with strong attention to detail.
9.Self-motivated; works independently and with others.
Education and Experience:
1.Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related field.
2.Three to four years experience in an accounting/finance related department with demonstrated increasing responsibilities over time.
3.Strong Excel skills including pivot tables, vlookup, dynamic links, index matching.
4.Familiarity/ working knowledge of ERP systems.
1.Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Accounting Software
2.Experience with Business Intelligence software performing analytical queries.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, and hear. Sits for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; stands and walks regularly throughout the day; uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.
Equipment Used in Job: General office equipment