Senior Accountant

Posting ID : A1068449984
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Accounting Finance

A nationwide wholesale distribution company with our Corporate Headquarters located in the Oakland/Berkeley area has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant. This position will report to the Controller.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Perform the monthly accounting close process, preparing concise and well-documented explanations for review
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with approved policies and procedures
Perform month end balance sheet reconciliations
Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
Prepare external and management monthly financial statements
Provide support for year-end financial and tax audits
Prepare all sales tax returns for multiple states
Support treasury functions, entering wire transfers, researching settlement activities, and resolving discrepancies
Support the annual budget process, coordinating with internal business leaders using targets, templates, instructions, documentation, and analysis
Analyze financial results, identifying areas for improvement and supporting process changes with internal business partners

The ideal candidate should have strong ERP and Microsoft Excel computer skills. In addition, this person must have or be:

B.S./B.A. degree in Accounting
Minimum 3 years' experience in accounting
Organized and detail oriented in fast paced environment
Attentive to daily and weekly deadlines
Analytical, flexible and eager to learn
Able to work in a team based culture

To apply for this job, please submit both a Resume and Cover Letter. At the top of the Cover Letter, please write in all caps: I WANT THIS JOB

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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