Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Hialeah, Florida
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 20 - $ 21 / Year
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and records all of Divisional transactions; reviews entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and compliance with the Company and established accounting principles; assists Data Integrity with changes to chart of accounts. Responsible for monthly and year-end closing of the general ledger including preparation of journal entries. Assists, prepares and reviews monthly journal entries, consolidating entries and month-end analyses in the area of revenue and expense recognition, accruals and fixed assets.  Assists and prepares various schedules and commentary required for reports issued to management  Prepares all Balance Sheet reconciliations and maintains files of supporting documentation. Prepares ad hoc financial information requests and analysis as required. Prepares and maintains written procedures on job responsibilities. Evaluates and recommends improvements to accounting procedures and systems.  Provides guidance to accounting staff Works with other departments and Divisions within Agustin Group, promoting strong relationships between department members such as Supply Chain, Sales, Financial Planning and Analysis and Accounting both at the Corporate Office and other Agustin locations Assists with special projects. Administers preparation of interim, year-end, and comparative financial reports; performs and provides analysis of current results to prior periods and/or budget. Prepares any required government reports as directed by the controller and responds to inquiries as necessary. Stays current with developments, practice trends, and promulgation in the accounting profession; monitors accounting systems and recommends new or revised policies and procedures. Assists the Controller in training and management of accounting staff. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in Accounting (or equivalent), CPA preferred. Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience.  Must possess excellent analytical skills capable of understanding and documenting sales related variances and the ability to make sound business decisions. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be knowledgeable of automated accounting software systems (AX, ACCPAC preferred)  Must be PC literate within a windows environment and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Application

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