Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

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Accounting analyst senior provides divisional controller-like leadership to assigned areas with a focus upon compliance with GAAP, FERC and internal controls over financial reporting.

Accounting Analyst Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Submit US GAAP based financial statements for Group Consolidation
Support in the strategic direction for the process (e.g., revenue, reserves, reporting, ) and help drive forward with execution of standardization and improvements for the given process
Maintain Licensee/Agent Accounts and manage transactions to reflect accurate balances
Actively participate in or lead special projects as assigned
Place a premium on accuracy and quality of presentation in all matters
Drive timely collections of Receivables by communicating with customers and Sales and Marketing personnel
Demonstrate continually deepening understanding of all revenue sources along with other drivers of Receivables
Financial statements preparation
Manage the overall monthly book-close process including journal entry approval
Review and approve all payroll account reconciliations

Accounting Analyst Senior Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Analyst Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, ACCA, CIMA, SOX, MBA, CA, MCS, IA, CPP

Education for Accounting Analyst Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting analyst senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, MBA, Business/Administration, Economics, Public Accounting, Finance/Accounting, Science

Skills for Accounting Analyst Senior

Desired skills for accounting analyst senior include:

GAAP
Financial analysis and internal controls
SEC and FERC requirements
GAAS
OMB A–123
Similar accounting principles
Utility rate making and regulatory processes
PowerPlant software
SAP Asset Management module
Utility ratemaking

Desired experience for accounting analyst senior includes:

Experience in a large, dynamic corporate environment
Experience in month, quarter and year end close processes
Experience in budgeting, general accounting, financial analysis
Industry experience in entertainment, facilities management, real estate, retail services, and/or manufacturing
Demonstrated PS skills to include accessing the mainframe, SAP systems and utilizing various software packages to provide, retrieve, update and analyze financial data
Desire to produce accurate, reliable and high quality work in a fast-paced environment

Accounting Analyst Senior Examples

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Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounting analyst senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting analyst senior
  • Analyze existing processes and identify, recommend and implement process improvements to drive efficiencies
  • Familiarize yourself with various finance processes of a multinational enterprise with global reach
  • Journal entries, reconciliations and analysis
  • Prepare monthly financial schedules
  • Actively participate in and support special projects as assigned
  • Assist with month end closing activities including journal entries and month-end reporting
  • Highly visible role providing support to senior leaders
  • Identify and explain material budget vs
  • Assess the impact of variances on the financial forecast
  • Support and oversight of junior staff
Qualifications for accounting analyst senior
  • Proficiency in Excel a must and working knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable best practices a plus
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, results oriented and cross-functional team environment
  • 2-3 years of progressively responsible accounting or tax experience with a corporate tax department and/or licensed public accounting firm
  • Knowledge of HFM, Onesource or similar systems, a plus
  • Active CPA required including at least 3 years of experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm preferred
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Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accounting analyst senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting analyst senior
  • Act as an advisor to sales and operational units on accounting, financial and legal requirements
  • Support units with reports and analysis to facilitate planning
  • A senior member of the accounting team will be expected to show a high degree of proactivity, innovation and collaboration
  • Prepare assigned monthly general ledger responsibilities (journal entries, analysis, etc)
  • Prepare account reconciliations for assigned areas of responsibility
  • Prepare annual external audit requests for any assigned responsibilities with an annual audit requirement (these may include SEC, customer, and FPSC audits)
  • Review rate orders and other agreements to understand and implement accounting treatment
  • Day-to-day general accounting and reporting activities
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly deliverables, such as by-title reporting
  • Assisting with Sarbanes-Oxley and financial audit requests
Qualifications for accounting analyst senior
  • Perform analytical review and summarize factors driving variances for fringe benefits, including health & welfare, 401K, bonus and retirement benefits
  • Prepare key account reconciliations for miscellaneous assets and liabilities, obtaining interpretation and supporting documents from business unit analysts
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of accounting systems, policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain working relationships with finance business partners and operations groups, providing accounting subject matter expertise for business transactions
  • Assist with review, resolution or optimization of intercompany transactions
  • Prepare schedules for and assist in facilitating the internal and external audits
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Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting analyst senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting analyst senior
  • Responsible for journal entries and related account reconciliations
  • Problem solver who can work with system’s reporting limitations
  • Provide timely, accurate, fact-based, concise, risk-assessed, results-oriented information
  • Provide support for special projects and ad-hoc analyses
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships, both internal and external to the company
  • Promote continuous improvement in the department’s processes and practices
  • Adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
  • Calculating amortization for capitalized game costs, third-party and inter-company intellectual property license participation accruals, and third-party distribution participation accruals
  • Conducting monthly impairment analysis on capitalized game assets
  • Preparing/reviewing other entries as necessary to facilitate the consolidation of the Games results
Qualifications for accounting analyst senior
  • Lead and conduct the quarterly store asset impairment review process, including a discounted cash flow analysis to calculate potential impairments
  • Coordinate and support monthly and quarterly store hierarchy and alignment changes
  • Drive process improvements and provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting as needed
  • Strong foundational knowledge of accounting principles and an ability to link business issues to accounting implications
  • Strong understanding of complex accounting processes and internal controls, with an ability to identify and address weaknesses in controls
  • Attention to detail and an ability to understand complex organizational structure, business and financial matters
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Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting analyst senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounting analyst senior
  • Support assessment and implementation of new revenue recognition standards in accordance with ASC 606
  • Manage the remaining treasury related activity
  • Respect the safety and security rules imposed by the Company and always behave according to what has been prescribed in the documentation provided
  • Create data and reporting management tools / desktop apps as needed
  • Support existing desktop apps continuity, redesign, testing, and reviews
  • Participate on system projects teams to develop, review approve, and test Supply Chain Accounting requirements
  • General monthly close activities including
  • Team lead role in identifying opportunities for simplification, automation and process efficiencies across various areas
  • Review and approval of various periodic journal entries and supporting documentation
  • External Auditor Interim and Year-end Testing Data Support as required
Qualifications for accounting analyst senior
  • 3-5 years progressive accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications – Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Knowledgeable with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Six (6) plus years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree
  • Experience and confidence interacting with various personnel across many departments internal and external to the company
  • Experience and ability in working independently and as part of a team
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Accounting Analyst Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting analyst senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting analyst senior
  • Create project structures for capital projects as neeed
  • Assist with monthly/quarterly metric results
  • Creates, maintains, and distributes financial statements for reporting cost centers relating to Sales and Corporate management
  • Produces and distributes consolidated financial statements and Gross Profit reports for distribution
  • Distributes secondary reports to the Sales departments on a monthly basis as supporting documentation to financial statements (i.e., Sample and Un-saleable expense detail, Miscellaneous Marketing detail, and Payroll Summaries)
  • Researches variances on financial statements, and originate correcting journal entries resulting from analysis
  • Accrues monthly expenses such as wages, payroll taxes, utilities, temporary labor, telephone expense, incentives and associated charge backs, and various other accruals
  • Allocates monthly expenses such as Healthcare, employee expenses and associated payroll taxes, other taxes and licenses
  • Responds to inquiries from the field, including Corporate and Sales management arising from monthly financial statement review
  • Reconciles monthly gross profit reports to financial statements and general ledger
Qualifications for accounting analyst senior
  • Working ERP knowledge (SAP or other)
  • SAP or Similar ERP knowledge
  • Knowledgeable in different accounting basis IFRS/NAIC
  • Working knowledge of SOX technical requirements and an ability to research new and complex areas as they arise
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in accounting or finance) OR equivalent experience (3+ years of Accounting experience)
  • 2+ years of additional experience in public accounting or relevant industry experience

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