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Senior Accountant/Analyst (KK25460) in Northeast Madison Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Senior Accountant (KK25460)



Our client is a healthcare organization that is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This is a newly created position that will operate as the department’s #2 person and with a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for advancement throughout the organization!  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance, and competitive benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



The Senior Accountant will be involved in general accounting and maintaining the forecasting and financial reporting system. The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:



RESPONSIBILITIES


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

  • Review and analysis of monthly statements to identify trends, patterns, margins, etc.

  • Create and post journal entries and analyze variances in general ledger accounts versus budget.

  • Responsible for the timely generation of numerous monthly closing entries contributing to the accuracy and completeness of financial reports.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual forecasts.

  • Provide support necessary for the annual audit and assist with auditor inquiries and information requests as needed.

  • The Senior Accountant will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


  • The Senior Accountant will have 3+ years’ accounting and financial analysis experience. Healthcare industry experience a plus.

  • Thorough knowledge of US 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.



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