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Senior Accountant

Stratham, NH 03833

Posted: 05/26/2019 Job Number: 12180

  SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Position Overview:

Seeking   hands-on Senior Accountant to join our finance team in Stratham, NH.

The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Controller in the daily operational and technical accounting areas. The position will be responsible for month end close, reconciliations, variance analysis, completing compliance reports, and ad hoc reporting. To be successful in this role you must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, have excellent attention to detail and enjoy working in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
  1. ·         Ensure integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, allocating, consolidating, and entering general ledger transactions
  2. ·         Prepare and enter accounts payable vouchers, process check runs
  3. ·         Record cash receipts and prepare bank deposits
  4. ·         Responsible for billing accounts and accounts receivable collection
  5. ·         Prepare work papers used in preparing financial statements
  6. ·         Prepare monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and analyses for cash, inventory, cost of sales, accrued expenses, and other accounts
  7. ·         Complete monthly, quarterly and year end reporting schedules
  8. ·         Prepare audit schedules and analyses as requested by external auditors
  9. ·         Assist in preparation of the annual budget
  10. ·         Maintain records and files
  11. ·         Record and track fixed assets
  12. ·         Process semi-monthly payroll
  13. ·         Assist with benefit management
  14. ·         Assist the Controller in developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures
  15. ·         Assist the Controller in developing and maintaining internal financial controls
  16. ·         Ad hoc projects as requested

Desired Skills:
·         Communicate effectively with senior management
·         Collaborate with staff at all organizational levels
·         Be proactive; possess strong follow through skills
·         Organize and schedule work effectively in order to complete work to meet company deadlines on time
·         Work independently and with others as required
·         Able to multi task and work well under pressure with changing priorities
·         Take initiative to understand complicated processes without all information or details being provided up front
·         Maintain strict confidentiality requirements

 

Qualifications and Experience:   Must be on Resume
·         Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting/Finance
·         4-5 years of general accounting experience, Big 4 public accounting experience a plus
·         Financial consolidation and reporting experience
·         Strong GAAP foundation
·         Knowledge of Sage/Peachtree accounting software
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills

 

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