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Senior Accountant in Huntsville, AL at NOK-Honu

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants.

Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all our accounting tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Applies and analyzes accounting principles on contracts, costs, processes, practices and procedures with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) interpretations.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Liaise with our Chief Finance Officer to improve financial procedures

Job Requirements

  • Deltek Costpoint and Deltek Time & Expense Experience
  • Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 60lbs.
  • Occasional travel
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Keyboarding for extended periods of time
  • View computer screens for most of the work day

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