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Senior Accountant

US-KS-Lenexa
Job ID
2017-2338
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

As the Senior Accountant, you are responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to reconcile and analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and provide key support in the maintenance of the general ledger and related output reports. You should be able to bring best practices used previously and able to translate to help the team be more efficient.  As the Senior Accountant, you will be a key member to identify, create, adapt and implement streamlined processes and procedures as business needs change.

Responsibilities

  • Reconcile, analyze, compile, and review financial information and accounts to determine accuracy of financial transactions.
  • Prepare financial accruals and entries and related variance analysis, schedules, and documentation.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
  • Review results and assist business unit managers and stakeholders in understanding financial information for monthly close cycle.
  • Participate with management to recommend and develop efficient use of resources and procedures in the financial closing process.
  • Develop, lead and implement best practices no matter manual or automated.
  • Ensure written procedures and policies are documented.
  • Identify, develop and implement more efficient and effective procedures and processes.
  • Lead and represent the Finance team on projects and in meetings.
  • Prepare work papers and assist in financial audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education: Four-year college degree with a major in accounting and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.  CPA Preferred

 

Experience:  Minimum of three years’ experience in a senior accounting position.

  • Proficient in creating, manipulating, and analyzing data in MS Excel, using formulas and pivot tables
  • Added value for Microsoft Dynamics AX experience
  • Detail oriented, experienced in accounting processes, and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with clerical staff, non-financial staff and operating managers
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • High intellectual capacity and a burning desire to learn

 

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel, Word and Outlook.  Proficient in creating, manipulating, and analyzing data in MS Excel, using formulas and pivot tables
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience

 

Management:  Good time management skills with the ability to multi-task 

 

Special Requirements Specific to Job:

  • Ability to work in a complex and rapidly-changing environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to successfully work with all levels of employees and management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

 

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