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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 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

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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