SR Accountant


Location: Savage, Minnesota
Job #: 2668
Job Type: Direct Hire
Category: Accountant

Senior Accountant

This role is for a growing private company in the southwest part of the Twin Cities. Our client is looking for a mentor type who can eventually move into an Accounting Manager position.

Essential Functions

  • Carry out monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepare month end reporting/analysis and present results to Senior Management.
  • Complete balance sheet and income statement analytics and explain business reasons for variances. Calculate key metrics and explain deviations to historical periods. Perform benchmarking to assess performance against competition.
  • Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners.
  • Fixed Assets management including accounting for new assets and retirements for book and tax purposes.
  • Own month end and year end closing process including audit and tax workpaper preparation and audit work.
  • Verify and process all credit memos.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, CPA highly preferred
  • 5-7 years related experience, with Accounts Receivable and Payable experience a plus
  • Organized, independent, self-motivated, and driven employee, comfortable with making sound decisions
  • Critical thinking skills - rise to the occasion and create solutions to problems, while being consistent, accurate and timely
  • Have an aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills partnered with a passion for accounting
  • Knowledge of GAAP and ability to implement processes accordingly
  • Understanding of end-to-end processes, ability to identify of critical risks and assess whether controls are designed and operating effectively

Interested? Apply directly online or call us at 612-333-6444

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