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Senior Accountant

Job ID: BH413328

Category: Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

The Senior Accountant takes a leadership role in financial duties associated with the organization.  This position will
provide in depth accounting, reporting and analysis in a fast paced, highly regulated and accuracy critical environment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  •  Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to bank reconciliation and balance sheet reconciliation;
  •  Coordinate and complete month-end and year-end financial responsibilities;
  •  Preparation of financial reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives;
  • Research and document financial related issues;
  •  Completion of regulatory filings;
  •  Lead internal and external audits including, but not limited to preparation of schedules and other data as necessary;
  •  Prepare all financial data and enter into a prescribed Financial Data Schedule;
  •  Compile and test final reports and general ledger data as requested or assigned;
  •  Act as a liaison with financial institutions resolving various issues such as cleared check differences, bank fee anomalies, targeted balance calculations and enhancements to online services;
  • Stay abreast of all industry guidelines as it relates to the financial operation and ensure understanding of others within the agency;
  • Ensure all finance functions have accurate and updated standard operating procedures, making changes where necessary;
  • Act as a mentor and a source of information for those with questions regarding functions of the finance department;
  •  Lead and assist in projects as assigned;
  •  Perform additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   Professional demeanor with concern for strong financial integrity;
  •  Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail;
  •  Senior Accountant role in other governmental or non-profit entity;
  •  Great team player demonstrating patience, persistence and leadership;
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  •  Ability to multi-task and demonstrated success in high paced environment;
  •  Experience in preparing financial projections, pro forma and related analysis;
  •  Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) with demonstrated work experience;
  •  Demonstrated ability to develop procedures and practices for increased efficiency while maintaining overall accuracy and improving productivity among staff;
  •  Demonstrated experience, comfort and skill in organizing and presenting financial information in understandable format; 
  •  Demonstrated experience working with financial software applications;
  •  Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  •  Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  •  Above average functional capability with personal computers and associated related software;
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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field; 

  • 5 years of Accounting experience two (2) of which should be at Senior level; 

    ? CPA preferred;

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: CINCINNATI, Ohio