SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

General Purpose The senior accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities               compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met prepare financial management reports ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities monitor and support taxation issues develop and maintain financial data bases financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

Education and Experience        accounting degree or equivalent knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles knowledge of economic principles knowledge of auditing practices and principles knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations knowledge and experience of related computer applications usually a minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice

Key Competencies    attention to detail and accuracy planning and organizing strong communication skills

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Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule. This is normally acquired through a combination of the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. . 2. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications.2. three to five years of accounting experience and successful completion of CPA exams. Knowledge of finance. and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. accounting. statements and projections. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports. Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS 1. budgeting.