2018-01-05

Senior Accountant
Job Opportunity at RPL International

Posted on Jan 5

http://www.rplsearch.com    

Location: Miami, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4149458

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants. Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial close deliverables according to schedule
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Assist with external and internal audits
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Suggest process improvements and assist in the implementation internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with our FP&A to ensure completeness of posted transactions
  • Prepares General Ledger reconciliations (Accruals, Prepaid, Deferred Revenue and Expenses, Amortization)
  • Prepares journal entries following the company’s best practices
 
 
 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Has excellent critical thinking as well as analytical skills
• Exhibits strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant technology
• Demonstrates extensive knowledge of financial software programs
• Possesses exceptional organizational skills and is an effective time manager
• Displays the ability to pay close attention to detail
• Has strong knowledge of general accounting practices and financial accounting standards
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of three years of GL accounting experience
  • Experience with integrated ERP Accounting systems
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Experience with intercompany reconciliation and consolidation processes preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver while working under time pressure on multiple assignments
  • Highly effective problem solving
  • Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work with other organizations and various levels of management
  • Microsoft Excel – Advanced MS Excel skills including v-lookups and pivot tables
  • Microsoft Word – basic skills. 
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