Date: November 15, 2017

Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is working with a great company in Tampa who is growing and looking to add a Senior Accountant to their team.  The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience from a public background if possible. Understanding of GAAP and CPA preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Handle the GL accounting function for the company while working closely with the international financial control managers as well as offshore units.
  • Responsible for the monthly closing process, and coordination of closing activities with international / offshore teams
  • Responsible for review of monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for ownership of reconciliation processes for assigned business units and/or transaction cycles
  • Responsible for maintenance of monthly closing checklists
  • Perform analysis of activities within an assigned transaction cycle or business unit and ensure appropriate journal entries are prepared to account for transactions under US GAAP and the company’s global accounting policies.
  • Analyzes account level details within a global SAP environment to ensure appropriate treatment of accounting activities.
  • Performs technical accounting research as needed and prepares technical accounting memos that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Is a global subject matter expert in SAP general ledger processing functionality
  • Participate in the transition of global shared service accounting
  • May travel internationally and perform internal audit activities

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B.S.) from accredited four-year college or university in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of, and demonstrated experience in: financial closing process, foreign currency matters, global accounting issues
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate, or on-track for licensure, strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years of applicable experience is required
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP (or equivalent ERP), BPC (or equivalent enterprise reporting tool) and Microsoft Office suite is preferred

 

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