Senior Accountant

Employer
Assurant
Location
Lewisville, Texas
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 06, 2018
Closes
Jan 03, 2019
Ref
55476#GIJ--Assurant.2
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The Accountant IV/Lead will be responsible for accounting operations at the Lewisville site including month close, general ledger, inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing and related accounts reconciliations /controls. The position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accuracy of the financial transactions

  • UDAK (User Defined Accounting Key) corrections (GL account, primary, cost center, project allocations, etc.)

  • Enforce financial controls are maintained in the department

  • Increased focus on internal program cost allocations and reporting

  • Prepare and process monthly and quarterly journal entries

  • Ownership of phone inventory value (receipts, sales, adjustments at IMEI level, etc.)

  • Own Labor Capitalization Accounting

  • Own Parts Accrual Accounting

  • Own Excess and Obsolescence parts calculation and control documentation including maintaining evidence of review and approval.

  • Own the month/quarter/year end close process

  • Prepare and distribute monthly Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet flux reports to upper management and other internal groups with a narrative explanation of material fluxes.

  • Balance Sheet Creation

  • Complete accurate balance sheet reconciliations

    • Blackline Reconciliations with appropriate backup

    • Identify, communicate and correct errors

  • Prepare and distribute Inventory Roll Forward to upper management and other internal groups with a narrative explanation of material fluxes.

  • Prepare other reports and analysis as requested

  • Work with internal and external auditors

  • Accounting for new Cost Centers:

    • Analyze and track charges allocated to current & new CCs

    • Request and ensure cost centers are created

  • Launching of New Programs:

    • Develop, define and implement accounting processes once approved by upper management

    • Ownership of phone inventory value (receipts, sales, adjustments at IMEI level etc.)

    • Accounting and Tracking Requirements

    • Payment Process

    • Invoicing

    • Reconciliations

  • Maintain and update internal Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for financial transactions and support internal audits of related controls

  • Constant communication with supervisor and escalate any issues

  • Safeguard the assets of the company

  • Business Control Process Documentation

    • Participate in Quarterly Morning Meetings (Accounting and Close Calls)

  • Other

    • Implement on new ERP system coming in 2019

    • Other projects as needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to apply US GAAP and revenue recognition principles.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong financial system expertise, encompassing spreadsheet, queries, large volume data manipulation and reconciliation, and month-end accounting close process.
  • Must have a solid understanding of GAAP financial accounting.
  • Experience in relational databases such as Access or Cognos.
  • Experience in ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle or Great Plains.
  • Experience working with multiple financial systems to obtain data to analyze the business.
  • Experience in Blackline Reconciliations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate among peers as well as upper management



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