Contract Senior Accountant - 100% REMOTE
Covington KY 41011, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Business and Financial Operations
Specialty Accountant/Auditor
Location Ohio, Ohio, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/02/23
Janfay Corporate Recruiting is in search of a self-directed and experienced Senior Level Accountant to oversee daily financial and accounting activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for month-end close, complicated reconciliations, budget management, financial analysis of complex records and reports, forecasting.
This is a REMOTE, fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy workplace and is well-versed in working closely with senior management.
  • Assisting in the month-end closing process to ensure timely and accurate accounting.
    • Ensure journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations are completed timely and accurately.
    • Complete proper analysis to ensure that expenditures, profit and balance sheet are properly stated.
  • Participating in forecast and budget preparation, using strong analytical skills to develop insightful revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget/forecast levels while developing adequate reporting to ensure accountability to budgets/forecasts.
  • Developing a broad business knowledge as well as specific knowledge and relationships with selected business units in order to better understand their budgets/forecasts and recommend potential cost savings opportunities.
  • Building, maintaining and distributing daily, monthly, and quarterly financial reports with a focus on improved insight into business issues and optimization of reporting processes.
  • Ensuring accounting controls are adequate and functioning properly by recommending, implementing and monitoring policies and procedures.
  • Participating in various special projects as determined in order to better understand the business operations from a broader corporate scope. Contribute to determining the return on investment of capital expenditures or major projects.
  • Performing other duties and projects as assigned.
  • 3 to 4 years of strong experience with month-end close, budgets, forecasts and analysis
  • Intermediate MS Excel experience is required
  • Experience working with a large ERP system is required
  • A strong work ethic: willing to work to ensure deadlines are met (month-end close in particular)
  • Strong consulting, problem-solving, and conceptual skills, along with interpersonal skills necessary to work with various levels of management
  • A positive attitude and an intellectual curiosity to investigate variance issues
  • Must possess keen attention to detail and organization.
  • The ability to be a team-player while using initiative and persistence to get results
  • The ability to function in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance
  • MBA or CPA preferred