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Senior Accountant 24356 in Waukesha, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Senior Accountant



Our client is a growing manufacturing company that is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This person will be the right-hand person to the CFO! With such a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, causal environment and competitive benefits. They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



RESPONSIBILITIES


  • The Senior Accountant will interpret operating results as they affect the organization and make recommendations for improvement.

  • Monthly accounting and financial statement preparation.

  • Perform monthly variance analysis.

  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and related journal entries.

  • Assist with the monthly and annual closing and reporting process.

  • Prepare for and assist with annual audits.

  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of a new software and reporting package.

  • The Senior Accountant will assist with special projects and other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


  • The Senior Accountant will have 3+ years’ general accounting experience; manufacturing industry experience required.  

  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of GAAP.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. 

  • Advanced computer skills including advanced Excel skills.

  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

  • CPA preferred.



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