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Senior Accountant

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Our client is a Fortune 500 company looking for a Sr. Accountant to join a strong general accounting team.  This is wonderful position for someone who is looking to grow and stretch their skills.  You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of accounting activities in a faced-paced environment.

You will closely with a strong mentor who fully understands your new role. 

It is an upbeat environment and we are looking for a team player with a positive attitude.  Organization, analytical skills and attention to detail are key.

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO WORK THERE?

  • Very nice work environment.  Work hard but have fun.
  • Mentoring and training in the role - you will be walking into a very orderly situation and the incumbent (who was promoted) will be available to train you.
  • Very competitive benefit package and above average paid time off
  • Stability and growth

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the month-end financial statement closing process including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations. .
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends on a quarterly basis.

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 4+ years of finance/accounting experience
  • Master's degree in Accounting with 2+ years of finance/accounting experience

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge with a deep understanding of US GAAP
  • Ability to drive and lead process improvement opportunities
  • Work independently, identify issues, and handle multiple tasks
  • Able to communicate well with other departments, colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and strong flexibility given occasional late evenings, weekends and tight reporting deadlines particularly at quarter and year-end
  • Knowledge of SAP and HFM preferred
  • CPA certification with public or large private accounting environment preferred

COMPENSATION

$65,000 - $80,000 per year / DOE

If this position is not the right fit for you, but better for someone you know please feel free to forward the information. We pay a referral fee of up to $500 for candidates that are hired by our clients

For immediate consideration please submit a resume in WORD to accounting@cpsrecruiter.com

 

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Start Date:
Immediate
Pay Rate:
$65,000 - 80,000/year
Specialty:
Accounting
Location:
Syracuse, NY 13221
Job Type:
Direct Hire
Job ID:
169327