Alabama, Finance/Accounting

Senior Accountant Helena, AL

Like accounting but also want to wear jeans to work and not get stuck in traffic driving into Birmingham?

Reporting directly to the Director of Accounting, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting in the timely and accurate recording of financial transactions and monthly financial statement preparation process. Additionally, The Senior Accountant will be responsible for Sales and Use tax preparation and filling, Fixed Assets, Prepays, Accrual and calculation of Commissions. The Senior Accountant plays a key role in the monthly close process and reports to monitor and improve financial performance for the company as it experiences continued growth.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Responsible for monthly sub-ledger and ledger closings
  • Prepares and filling of monthly sales and use tax
  • Responsible for maintaining prepay schedules
  • Responsible for maintaining fixed asset sub-ledger and schedules of all company capital assets
  • Responsible for compiling monthly accruals
  • Assists in preparing monthly commissions calculation
  • Assists in preparing monthly reports for management
  • Compiles financial information to prepare entries to accounts documenting business transactions
  • Performs various internal audits and assists with preparation of annual audits
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations
  • Assists with tax audits and filings
  • Assists with annual budget preparation
  • Researches law and rules for tax and compliance issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Skills:

The successful candidate will possess any combination of training and experience up to and including:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required; Master’s and CPA preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years accounting/audit
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
  • Combination of public and corporate accounting experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • BIG 4: 1 year
  • Public Accounting: 3 years
  • MAS 200: 1 year

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