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Contract to Hire GL Accountant

Austin, TX 78757

Posted: 02/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Type of Position: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 2434

Senior Accountant

Austin, TX

 

The Role:

We are currently searching for a Senior Accountant  (Temp to Perm) for an Austin based company. This position will have tremendous exposure to all aspects of the accounting cycle, and the ideal candidate has a solid understanding of US GAAP, general accounting processes and internal controls.

Responsibilities:
  • Monthly closing activities, including journal entries, general ledger reconciliations and other accounting transactions.
  • Maintain overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger records and reconcile cash, investments, prepaid expenses, fixed and intangible assets, accounts payable, accrued expenses, and inter company accounts.
  • Manage monthly close and consolidation process, and draft month-end analysis of financial statements for Assistant Controller.
  • Maintain proper support and organization for transactions to support internal and external audits, including internal controls compliance.
  • Assist with treasury management, including general ledger entry and correspondence with treasury service providers.
  • Reconcile payroll and benefits invoices and post to the general ledger
  • Assist with year-end financial and other audits.
  • Research and resolve discrepancies with a focus on automation and process improvement.
  • Develop, interpret and ensure the consistent application of financial policies.
  • Be able to learn, adapt to and assist where needed in system implementations and upgrades
  • Assist in providing data and analysis as required by management, auditors and internal business partners.
  • Special projects as assigned from time to time including technical research and new business initiatives research, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting.
  • 4-6 years of experience in corporate and/or public accounting.
  • In-depth understanding of accounting cycle, month-end close process and flow of financial information within the General Ledger.
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and ability to research technical accounting issues and provide appropriate recommendations.
  • Advanced Excel skills, including the ability to design and utilize effective spreadsheets.
  • CPA or actively pursuing CPA certification.

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