Grinnell Chamber

Senior Accountant

Full time
Posted: 05/01/2019
Grinnell, IA
HR

Description

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This position is responsible for completing the month-end close process and assisting with the preparation of the consolidated monthly financial statements. This position will also assist with the annual year-end audit, financial statement analysis, ad-hoc reporting and other duties as assigned. Monthly responsibilities include the preparation of account reconciliations, journal entries, account analyses, and reviewing financial statement results with management across the organization.
 
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in month-end closing, financial statement preparation, and distribution
  • Prepare month-end account reconciliations and calculates reserve/allowance adjustments
  • Prepares and records month-end journal entries
  • Reviews disbursements for proper coding, expense vs. capitalization
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with GAAP as well as IRS and other regulatory agencies
  • Responsible for maintenance of corporate fiscal records
  • Maintains general ledger
  • Advises on best practices and establishes change control documentation and ensures compliance with policies and procedures
  • Identifies areas for improvement
  • Responsible for keeping up to date on all regulatory changes affecting the company as they related to the finance and accounting department
  • Provides input into the training needs of less experienced team members
  • Assists less-experienced peers
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, and others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Builds and maintains effective working relations with internal and external customers
  • Create and maintain support for maintenance of corporate records

Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Six to nine years of Accounting experience OR at least 3 years of Public Accounting experience
  • BS/BA in Accounting required
  • CPA preferred
  • Audit/compliance experience preferred
  • Experience in Manufacturing/Logistics/Distribution industry preferred

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