Experienced Accountant Job Description

Experienced Accountant Job Description

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Experienced accountant provides accounting guidance to business partners related to proposed transactions to ensure conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as company policies and procedures.

Experienced Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure the preparation of the annual financial statements and periodic reports under Luxembourg Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (Lux GAAP)
Develop technical competency with GAAP, especially related to assigned product line, to include specific areas such as receivables, inventory, costings
Produce financial statements and analysis
Interpretation of partnership agreements, management fee analysis, tax analysis, and other ad-hoc management reports
Prepare five-year cash flow projections
Prepare and record annual budget with monthly variances
Periodic calculation of a partner’s withdrawal for incremental modifications to the depreciation schedules
Report aged delinquencies, lease expirations, month-to-month tenants, and existing vacancies
Maintain commercial industrial tenant lease information
Produce monthly tenant billings which include rent, estimated (CAM) common area maintenance, property tax, property insurance, and other actual reimbursement charges

Experienced Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Experienced Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ACCA, AIA, ERP, SQL, COBIT, ITIL, CEH, CISSP, CFE

Education for Experienced Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the experienced accountant 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, Economics, Business/Administration, Business, Performance, Finance/Accounting, MBA, Business/Management

Skills for Experienced Accountant

Desired skills for experienced accountant include:

Clients’ businesses and industries by having direct client interaction while working on multiple aspects of an engagement
Accounting/financial policies and procedures when responding to specific questions and non-routine problem resolution
Bulgarian accounting legislation and IFRS
U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Auditing Standards
Accounting and tax matters
Cost Accounting Standards
FAR Compliance
Federal and State labor laws
GAAP
General accounting concepts

Desired experience for experienced accountant includes:

Quarterly reconcile estimated common area maintenance
Annually reconcile property tax, property insurance with actual charges
Monthly post standard journals, reconcile cash, money markets, stock activity, depreciation
Maintain internal controls by reconciling the other accountants cash accounts monthly
Maintain appropriate cash balances in bank accounts
Responsible for cash receipts and making deposits

Experienced Accountant Examples

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Experienced Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an experienced accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for experienced accountant
  • Prepare month-end reconciliation schedules for various balance sheet accounts and perform fluctuation analysis to explain variances
  • Preparation of monthly P&L variance analysis, including analysis of key drivers of revenue and profit margins
  • Serve as key liaison/support to Field Management for questions pertaining to P&L items and other ad-hoc requests
  • Collaborate with field managers to prepare and analyze annual operating budgets
  • Participate in tax-planning engagements for clients, participate in complex tax research projects for clients, and research a wide range of tax issues related to business and individual transactions for a variety of entities and their affiliates
  • Coordinate with your team the day-to-day bookkeeping activities for your own portfolio of clients
  • Dealing with indirect and direct tax returns services
  • Liaise with client’s management, client’s controllers, finance teams and auditors
  • Share your experience and advise more junior employees
  • Profit from an attractive package of advantages you can choose from
Qualifications for experienced accountant
  • Demonstrated record of proficiently handling multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
  • 4+ years' experience with complex, demanding AP (tied to General Ledger accounts) with work experience from mid-size or larger company or firm
  • T&E hands-on work experience
  • Strong English grammar - verbal and written
  • Strong relationship skills - building and maintaining
  • Professional presentation and demeanor
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Experienced Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an experienced accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for experienced accountant
  • Prepare and review individual, trust, and partnership income tax returns
  • Prepare and review gift tax returns
  • Prepare tax projections and estimates
  • Organize and understand client source documents and create client workpapers from such source documents necessary to prepare individual, trust, gift, and partnership returns
  • Assist and work in a team environment so clients are effectively served
  • Supervise the tax staff assigned to the engagement
  • Drafting affidavits and written reports for court
  • Communicating with clients and attorneys
  • Learning and applying new forensic skills
  • Monitoring case-load and deadlines for projects
Qualifications for experienced accountant
  • If one of those years are in public accounting, even better.) CPA not required
  • At least one year of general ledger experience
  • Strong reconciliation skills using large data sets
  • Any exposure to equity investments analysis or financial institutions a major plus
  • Requires at least 2 years practical accounting experience performing general accounting functions
  • One (1) to four (4) years of experience in a professional services firm providing tax compliance services
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Experienced Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an experienced accountant. 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 experienced accountant
  • May implement and communicate accounting policies and procedures internally and act as external department representative
  • Prepare tax returns, periodic management reports and statutory financial statements
  • Prepare partnership, S Corp, and individual income tax returns
  • Prepare and review financial statement compilations
  • Assist on special tax projects as needed
  • Assist / lead with the accounting for North America Region
  • Assist / lead with monthly/ quarterly account transaction closing and cut-off date
  • Assist / lead with identifying and resolving GL issues
  • Prepare and approve journal entries
  • Perform and approve account reconciliations
Qualifications for experienced accountant
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, MST a plus
  • Experience using ProSystem fx Engagement and Tax a plus
  • A minimum of four years of current and or recent audit experience in public accounting
  • Excellent supervisory, analytical, research and leadership abilities
  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline along with six or more years of progressive experience in accounting with a bachelor's degree or four or more years of experience with a master's degree
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Accounting or related degree, CPA or other related certification
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Experienced Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of experienced accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for experienced accountant
  • Work closely with Financial / Planning and Operations teams to ensure completeness and integrity of financial information
  • Understand general accounting procedures based on the level of service provided
  • Perform attest procedures, including reviews and compilations of financial statements
  • Financial statement preparation and income tax planning for a variety of small businesses and individuals
  • Preparation of income tax returns for corporations, partnerships and individuals and tax planning for a variety of small businesses and individuals (if have that experience)
  • Payroll tax reporting
  • 1099 and W-2 preparation
  • General ledger maintenance on automated systems
  • Creation supplier’s bank accounts
  • Processing of incoming invoices including purchase order matching
Qualifications for experienced accountant
  • A minimum of two years of current and or recent tax experience in public accounting
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in accounting and auditing with increasing levels of responsibility
  • OR can be straight from CPA Public accounting firm experience (Big 4 or large regional firm experience preferred)
  • Experience conducting accounting research
  • Experience drafting financial statement disclosures
  • Minimum 2 years of experience within a consultancy company
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Experienced Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an experienced accountant. 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 experienced accountant
  • Handling deposits
  • Handling Petty Cash booking
  • Managing spread expenses over the periods
  • Following up on match exceptions and coordinating with Business
  • Verifying that invoices comply with policies and procedures
  • Following up on prepayments
  • Preparing and processing payments ensuring that payment deadlines are met
  • Ensuring no AP transactions are outstanding on the Bank reconciliations
  • Handling supplier statements
  • Validating purchase order data and transmitting to the supplier
Qualifications for experienced accountant
  • Exposure to inventory a major plus!
  • Statutory accounting, reporting and tax knowledge
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office package - mandatory)
  • Ability to meet deadlines (handle stress associated with tight deadlines)
  • International business exposure, working in a multi-cultural environment and global organizations- an advantage
  • Motivation for professional development and a genuine desire to develop skills

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