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Senior Staff Accountant

Austin, TX 78758 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 2034 Industry: Accounting, Finance
The Role:  Senior Staff Accountant
Location: Austin, TX

We are currently searching for a Senior Staff Accountant for an Austin software engineering company committed to creating market-leading products and services.  The Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of revenue from reviewing contracts to invoicing customers.  The ideal candidate will have worked in a small company environment in the accounting field and possess a go-getter mentality to tackle new tasks with little direction.  The Senior Staff Accountant must be very detail-oriented and confident in their abilities.

  • Assist with month-end close and year-end reporting as well as the annual audit.
  • Responsible for account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Setup new projects and budgets in the accounting system from source data in Salesforce.
  • Update projects weekly for any changes related to revenue recognition including labor. 
  • Set up and process sales orders for purchases as items are shipped.
  • Analyze, reconcile, troubleshoot and resolve exceptions and other discrepancies from multiple sources before transactions are posted to the general ledger.
  • Produce customer invoices and credit memos.
  • Communicate with a company team members and customers related to accounting matters.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and how to apply the standards.
  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.

  • A Bachelor’ s degree in accounting. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of hands on accounting experience.
  • Experience with accounts receivable and revenue recognition.
  • Previous experience working in a small company where you had to wear many hats and learn quickly.
  • Experience in project accounting or job costing a plus.
  • Ability to analyze financials and create management reports.
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication, and effective interpersonal skills. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Proven track record of handling multiple accounting responsibilities that are performed under tight deadlines.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume, including salary history to our recruiting team at Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.


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