Sr GL Accountant - Sunrise, Florida United States - 17510

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Job #: 17510
Title: Sr GL Accountant
Job Location: Sunrise, Florida - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


To perform monthly closing procedures in moderate to subjective and high risk areas to produce financial statements in a timely manner.To prepare account analysis and general ledger account reconciliations for the most critical and subjective accounting areas of the Company.

Senior Accountants are assigned to high risk and/or subjective accounting areas that require strong analytical skills as a basis for applying their judgment on accruing estimated revenues or expenses. Senior Accountants are expected to possess strong problem-solving skills along with the effective communication skills needed to discuss and explain accounting issues with the accounting management team. Senior Accountants should have the ability to coordinate project work with other department managers to improve accounting processes and/or build accounting efficiencies within the Accounting Department’s monthly and quarterly closing cycles.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather necessary supporting documentation to enter journal entries into the general ledger accounting system and produce monthly financial statements.
  • Responsible for the preparation and posting of all journal entries, analysis and reconciliation related to specifically assigned general ledger accounts.  
  • Create, maintain and use sophisticated, organized spreadsheets, to calculate related journal entries or perform analysis.   
  • Post entries related to assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of financial statements related to assigned areas, including subjective accounting areas that require strong analytical skills as a basis for reconciling differences and resolving issues.
  • Reconcile and analyze critical and subjective accounting areas as assigned.
  • Work directly with Accounting Manager, Assistant Corporate Controller and Controller on a regular basis to address accounting issues within critical accounts.     
  • Mentor and provide direction to GL Accountants at all levels.
  • Take an ownership and leadership role in assigned tasks and projects.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Assistant Corporate Controller as necessary.
  • Perform other projects as assigned.



Education Required: BS in Accounting 
Preferred: Masters in Accounting, MBA and/or CPA license

Experience working for Big 4 Accounting Firm


Experience Required: 8 + years general ledger accounting experience.


o Advanced Excel skills required, including the ability to use V-lookups and pivot tables. 
o Experienced in the use of accounting software.  Experience in Lawson accounting software preferred.   
o Must have an in-depth understanding of accounting concepts.  
o Ability to accomplish difficult tasks with minimal oversight and maintain a consistent level of accuracy in all assigned areas.  
o Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to present solutions to difficult accounting problems.  
o Excellent communication, problem-solving and follow-up skills.