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Senior Accountant

Company: Superior Optical Labs, Inc.
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Accountant -Senior Accountant responsibilities include, but not limited to:Verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payable and receivableProducing error-free accounting reports and present their resultsAnalyzing financial information and summarizing financial status -Job briefWe are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying all financial transactions. -Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants. -Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.This is a traditional, office-based position and would require relocation if out of the area. - - -ResponsibilitiesVerify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivableProduce error-free accounting reports and present their resultsAnalyze financial information and summarize financial statusSpot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spendingReview and recommend modifications to accounting systems and proceduresManage accounting assistantsParticipate in financial standards setting and in forecast processProvide input into department's goal setting processPrepare financial statements and produce budget according to scheduleAssist with tax audits and prepare tax returnsDirect internal and external audits to ensure compliancePlan, assign and review staff's workSupport month-end and year-end close processDevelop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controlsEnsure compliance with GAAP principlesLiaise with our Accounting team to improve financial proceduresRequirementsProven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountantThorough knowledge of basic accounting proceduresThorough understanding of cost accountingIn-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Awareness of business trendsFamiliarity with financial accounting statementsExperience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processHands-on experience with accounting software packages, like QuickBooksAdvanced MS Excel skills Accuracy and attention to detailAptitude for numbers and quantitative skillsBS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevantRelevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferredPotential advancement and/or CFO opportunitiesSalary commensurate with experience

Keywords: Superior Optical Labs, Inc., Biloxi , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Biloxi, Mississippi

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