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Senior Accountant

Company:
Gilead
Location:
Iowa City, IA
Salary:
$45/hr
Posted:
January 18, 2021

Description:

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:

-Accounting

-SFAS rules

-Research skills

-Analyzing information

-Attention to detail

-Deadline-oriented

-Confidentiality

-Thoroughness

-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

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