Senior Accountant

Employer
Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location
Dundalk, MD
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2133586544
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
A well-known and fast-growing mid-atlantic construction company seeks a Senior Accountant. This role is for someone innovative and loves wearing multiple hats.A' This position is located in Dundalk and is 100% in-office.Job PurposeProvide financial, accounting, and administrative support to the accounting department to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate reporting. This position requires a highly organized and detail-oriented individual who possesses strong initiative and can manage and complete multiple projects in a deadline driven environment. This individual must be able to communicate effectively and work with other members of the team to achieve the company's goals and objectives.Duties & Responsibilities May Include: Prepare daily cash report. Reconcile bank statements. Prepare and submit monthly CCIP/OCIP reports. Maintain unclaimed property program including outreach and internal and government reporting. Assist in maintaining detailed fixed asset records, lists, and files. Assist in managing monthly financial close, ensuring that transactions and adjustments comply with GAAP and all closing tasks and schedules are completed in accordance with established deadlines. Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with GAAP and accepted policies and procedures. Prepare, review, and enter journal entries, reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts. Serve as a backup for the AR, AP, Payroll and Project Accounting functions. Prepare sales and payroll tax returns and reconciles. Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures. Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts. Direct and supervise the work of assigned subordinates. Assist in the compilation and coordination of information for external auditors. Assist in the implementation of an equipment and inventory module for the company's accounting system. Perform complex data analysis', reconciles, and creation of schedules. Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned. Notes payable, receivable, depreciation, and amortization of fixed assets. Multi-state licenses and revenue reporting. Creation and or verification of employee and or 401k census'. Reconciles of benefits invoices to records, resolution if necessary.Competencies: Communication - Able to read, write, speak, and interpret written information in English, excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills with co-workers, managers, owners, customers, and vendors. Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit. Works in harmony with all levels of staff. Judgment - Displays above average concentration and intensity, above average memory, detail oriented, ability to plan and execute. Quality - Effective memory skills, good hand eye coordination; maintain confidentiality, information management skills, multi-tasking ability; strong organizational skills and information management; high stress tolerance, sense of urgency, consistently accurate. Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity, able to meet deadlines. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; willing to work beyond typical hours as required to meet deadlines. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person when unable. Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work. Physical - Mostly sedentary; required to sit, use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands or arms, type, talk and hear; frequently walk or stand, lift and/or move up to 10lbs regularly and lift and/or move up to 25lbs occasionally. JobRequirements: Hands on style of working. Thorough understanding of GAAP and accounting processes and controls. Strong organizational skills and desire to work in a team environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently after instruction. Willing and able to work remotely (from home) if requested. Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Experience with Sage/Timberline and QuickBooks accounting software a plus. Microsoft Office 365 / SharePoint. Construction accounting experience a plus.Education/Experience: Minimum of 5 years accounting or financial audit experience. Bachelor's degree in accounting. Stable work history. Public accounting experience / CPA a plus. Construction or manufacturing experience also a plus.We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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