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Senior Accountant

Are you working for a company in the stay-put mode due to economic uncertainty? Worried they are poised to go through a restructuring process? Or maybe your salary isn't keeping up with the 12% inflation in the past 24 months. If so, consider working for our client, one of the fastest-growing companies in the Midwest, located in Kansas City, thanks to a significant infusion of capital from a $21B Private Equity firm. With this growth comes endless career advancement opportunities to work on exciting and challenging projects.

Job Summary

Our client seeks an experienced Senior Accountant with 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance, with at least 2 years in a senior accounting role, to join its finance team, with a direct line reporting to the Manager of Accounting. You will ultimately report upstream to the CFO, one of the best and most respected finance leaders in Kansas City. You will help oversee financial and accounting aspects of the Company's operations, including financial planning and analysis, budgeting, tax compliance, and financial reporting.  You will be critical to the organization's success, ensuring its accurate and up-to-date financial records comply with all relevant regulations and accounting principles. Strong benefits. Health, Vision, Dental, Insurance, STD, LTD, 401k, Paid Time Off. Highly Competitive Pay plus bonus.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in compliance with GAAP.

  • Conduct financial analysis, including variance and trend analysis, to identify and report on key financial metrics.

  • Manage and reconcile bank statements, general ledger accounts, and other financial records.

  • Prepare and file various tax returns, including sales, property, and corporate income taxes.

  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in developing budgets and forecasts, providing financial insights and recommendations to the management team.

  • Monitor and analyze financial performance, providing timely and accurate reports to the management team.

  • Provide support and guidance to junior accounting staff as needed.



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • CPA or CMA certification preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance, with at least 2 years in a senior accounting role

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, financial analysis, and tax compliance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and accounting software (Quickbooks, NetSuite, etc.)

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and lead by example

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

Kansas City Pay Market Data for a Senior Accountant (suggested ranges)

  • Median: 88

  • 4-6 Years Exp: 90-100

  • 6-8 Years Exp: 100-110

About Working In-Office/Remote/Hybrid

Our client believes starting a new role is an exciting and challenging experience, and establishing a strong foundation with face-to-face interactions and support from colleagues in the office is important. However, as time passes and you gain more experience, a hybrid work arrangement that balances remote and in-person work can provide greater flexibility and autonomy, assuming you meet the company's needs.

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