Date: July 12, 2017

Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is working with a well-known and large group in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area to add a permanent Senior Accountant to their team.  The ideal candidate will create and manage accounting activities while ensuring financial reporting is accomplished.

Responsibilities

  • Worldwide consolidation of financial reporting to ensure US GAAP & the company’s uniform accounting principles by reviewing the financials results on a monthly basis by individual countries/subsidiaries and working with the local subsidiary’s Finance Director and their accounting teams.
  • Conducts monthly variance analysis for the assigned countries
  • Assists in the completion of the monthly consolidation process
  • Records/Posts top level journal entries where necessary and appropriate
  • Performs routine monthly close procedures
  • Presents assigned subsidiaries monthly & quarterly financial results to executive management
  • Review of other team members monthly work papers
  • Assures proper documentation of monthly data and analysis
  • Identify risks & escalate issues noted to management in a timely manner
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements
  • Review of internal & external executive level management reports and presentations to ensure accuracy and provide feedback/analysis as to variances from expected results
  • Conduct accounting research and analysis in accordance with US GAAP to provide accounting guidance to executive management and the local subsidiaries/countries including writing accounting memo’s
  • Establish & continually update/enhance the Company’s accounting policy as new accounting pronouncements are released/amended
  • Fraud Detection testing through journal entry testing, onsite balance sheet reviews & substantive testing in addition to support of external and internal audit by providing reports, analysis and explanations as requested 

Requirements

  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Preferred – Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Preferred – CPA, CIA, or CFE
  • 5+ years previous work experience
  • Public accounting background preferred OR 6+ years industry experience

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