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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Location : North Charlotte, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Carrie Quinlan
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2+ years of experience
Required Education : BS Degree in Accounting or Finance
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Distribution

Job Description :


The primary and ultimate responsibility of the Senior Accountant is as follows:

  • To assist in the recording, review and consolidation of general ledger transactions and balances as well as the preparation of the company’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes in compliance with SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission) requirements for external users including investors, banks, suppliers, rating agencies and bondholders and internal users including board of directors, audit committee and management.


Primary Responsibilities:    

  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements for distribution to the board of directors, audit committee, vendors and lenders

  • Prepare quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (MD&A) on a basis substantially consistent with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) requirements for distribution to investors

  • Prepare support/tie-out binders for quarterly and annual financial statements

  • Assist with the setup of users and the posting of quarterly and annual financial statements and other required documents to our reporting exchange on IntraLinks

  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations and schedules

  • Prepare and load monthly/quarterly journal entries into Oracle 

  • Perform technical accounting research for business issues.  This includes analyzing the US GAAP Codification and utilizing other internal and external technical accounting resources.

  • Assist in the preparation of data and reports for quarterly reviews and annual year-end audit by external auditors

  • Assist with researching accounting/reporting issues and document support for selected accounting treatment

  • Assist with purchase accounting and research related to Merger & Acquisition transactions

  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of accounting policy manual

  • Create process flow charts for key accounting processes

  • Perform foreign currency translation as part of the monthly financial reporting process

  • Research transactions in the general ledger to validate proper accounting

  • Create financial statement reports in cloud based consolidation and reporting tool

  • Power User for technical and process aspects of cloud based consolidation and reporting tool

  • Other accounting and reporting tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications :

  • Education:   4 Year College Degree and must be a CPA

  • ExperienceMinimum 2 to 5 years of experience in accounting/financial reporting, and preparation of financial statements and footnotes, preferably for SEC reporting

  • US GAAP accounting knowledge

  • General financial statement consolidation/elimination knowledge

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Results oriented and self-motivated

  • Ability to multitask and deliver timely/accurate financial data

  • Strong computer skills, especially proficient with Microsoft Excel & Word



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