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Senior Accountant

Newington, NH 03801

Posted: 05/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 566090 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have combined experience in public and private companies, with prior experience in public accounting preferred. This individual will be a strategic thinker with proven ability to get into the details, multi-task and see areas to completion. Other minor duties may be assigned.
  • Manage general ledger and financial reporting process for assigned areas, including month-end and year-end closings
  • Prepare journal entries for entry into the general ledger system monthly by collecting necessary data, analyzing and/or allocating costs and preparing audit trail support for the journal entries.
  • Analyze general ledger accounts for accuracy; analyze accrual accounts to ensure proper expensing and estimates.
  • Collect and analyze financial data and prepare monthly financial statements and/or management reports. Perform additional analysis for explanations required for management reports.
  • Partner with other departments to improve efficiency and accuracy of recording transactions in general ledger and subledgers.
  • Assist with the maintenance and application of internal controls.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports and analytical projects in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations with proper support and backup.
  • Assist with reviews of contracts for application of accounting policy.
  • Gain an understanding of and assist with federal, state, and local governmental regulatory filings.
  • Other projects as defined by Management
  • Liaison with the firm's external CPA firm for annual audits, responsible for the preparation of working papers for annual audit.

  • Education and Experience
  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, with five or more years of previous experience with a mix of public accounting and private industry a plus.
  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Business with five or more years of previous experience, including public accounting.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • CPA designation preferred, with experience in public accounting a plus.
  • Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Advanced accounting experience with payroll, benefits, employee expenses, multiple system reconciliations, and intercompany experience may be required.
  • Hands-on, self-motivated individual with strong communication, leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with automating accounting processes/transactions
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team contributing to a positive team spirit
  • Strong Excel and accounting system skills
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