Grinnell Chamber

Senior Accountant

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


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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.

  • 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


  • 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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