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Senior Accountant

Fully Remote, $100K - $120K salary, Depending on Experience * Skills

Interested? Email jeff@havensgroupkc.com or Kelsey@havensgroupkc.com, and please attach your resume. 

 

Our client is a top 25 accounting firm providing ongoing finance operations, decision support, and special finance projects to middle-market companies. If you like expanding your knowledge by working with a wide range of companies, you will love working for this firm. The benefits are amazing, and the work is nearly 100% remote. The accolades are impressive. Perennial Best Place to Work that ranked in the Top 3 for "Best of 2022" in five categories: Forensic, Litigation, Valuation, and Corporate Investigations and Tax.

 

Primary Responsibilities (Report to Director).

  • Perform the day-to-day accounting operations of our clients, including managing the general ledger, payables, receivables, payroll, collections, and financial reporting

  • Follow and help improve our internal procedures, processes, and controls

  • Run technology onboarding activities, take ownership of specific pieces of technology, and research technology solutions to solve specific operational challenges

  • Work with both onshore and offshore staff on an ongoing basis to collaborate on performing and, in some cases, manage the performance of transactional activities, technical accounting activities, and synthesize data into reports or analyses for the clients

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements

  • Manage communications with vendors, customers, partners, shareholders, banks, and other interested parties for each client

  • Manage journal entries and reconciliations, and coordinate the overall effort for the monthly and annual closing processes

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts

  • Review the company's accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances

  • Onboard new clients with technology solutions, including accounting packages, ERP solutions, billing and receivables solutions, and other related tools

  • Convert customers to new accounting systems and perform cleanup activities on clients' books and records

  • Advise and assist with technical accounting decisions

  • Interact with clients to assist with ad-hoc requests

 

Key Requirements

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and is highly effective in developing trusted relationships in person, over video and phone, and through written communications.

  • Proven experience as a senior accountant or other similar position in either a corporate setting or another BPO practice

  • Experience in several different industries - professional services, manufacturing, construction, tech startups, and healthcare is particularly valued.

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge in several key areas. Costing (product and service), revenue recognition standards, supply chain, inventory accounting, government contract compliance, and not-for-profit accounting, including grants and compliance reporting, are of particular value.

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes and the structure necessary to run them efficiently and effectively (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting

  • Experience with multiple accounting systems, which could include QuickBooks, Xero, Dynamics, NetSuite, Intacct, and other middle-market accounting and ERP packages

  • Expert in Excel

  • Well-organized with the ability to prioritize

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving ability

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a relevant field is preferred

  • Experience participating in an ERP implementation is a plus

  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA) is a plus

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