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Senior Accountant

Iowa City, IA
January 18, 2021


Senior Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

Senior Accountant Job Responsibilities:

-Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.

-Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

-Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.

-Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance, and reconciling entries.

-Summarizes financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.

-Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product.

-Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information for auditors.

-Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.

-Secures financial information by completing database backups.

-Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

Senior Accountant Qualifications / Skills:


-SFAS rules

-Research skills

-Analyzing information

-Attention to detail




-Corporate finance

-Financial software

-General math skills

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

-5-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance

-CPA preferred

-Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas

-Experience with financial reporting requirements