We are partnered with a prestigious brand who is a leader in its field. They are one of San Antonio’s premier employers and are a great venue in which to build a career. They offer engaging work, tier one benefits, great compensation and a vibrant culture. They have a need for a senior accountant who will provide administrative support in one or more of several specialty areas within the Finance and Accounting function including: Cost Accounting, Business Support, Financial Planning and Reporting, Tax, Audit, Accounting Services and Centralized Transactions.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Month end close: journal entries, reviewing payables, balance sheet recons, income statement variance analysis, etc.Conduct reviews of financial statements and balance sheet reconciliations.Help establish policies and procedures and develop infrastructure for the expanded general accounting department.Establish procedures for the centralized month-end close process, working to streamline activities and accelerate the close timeline.Learn the current branch process in order to centralize remaining accounting functions.Support the general accounting work stream team with requests as needed. The ongoing job duties generally fall into the following categories: Month-end Close Activities and General Accounting Responsibilities – 75%Ownership over select general ledger accounts, which includes preparing and posting journal entries, reviewing account activity, preparing periodic (i.e. monthly, quarterly or annually) account reconciliations, explaining account activity and preparing account analyses.Develops and maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes, internal controls and chart of accounts.Perform monthly analytical review of balance sheet and income statement for select branches.Properly apply GAAP and internal accounting controls and procedures to daily work.Interacting with the branch staff while providing excellent customer service.Help ensure timely completion of the month end close process by completing assigned work and assisting others as needed to meet deadlines.Maintain performance up to the standard of service level agreements with branch locations. Special Projects – 15%Complete special projects as assigned. Audit Assistance – 5%Prepare audit work papers for internal and external auditors.Be able to explain work papers provided, procedures followed and internal controls applied. Maintain Documentation and Continuously Look for Process Improvements – 5%Recommend updates to desktop procedures and process flows as part of best practice of maintaining current documentation.Continuously challenge current processes as the business evolves to suggest and implement improvements in policy, procedure and systems. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelors of Accounting required.CPA and/ or Masters a plus. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail.Must have excellent interpersonal skills, able to work and interact well with others, able to develop and maintain positive working relationships. Is very customer service oriented.Must be dependable and responsible, willing to take responsibility for work assigned.Must be able to identify problems and opportunities, gather relevant evidence and make effective decisions using sound judgment.Has excellent organizational and planning skills, sets goals, establishes priorities, utilizes available resources and organizes work to meet deadlines, commitments. Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks.
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