Senior Accountant in West Warwick, RI at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job Description

Tremco's Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing division is currently searching for a Senior Accountant in West Warwick, RI. The Senior Accountant is a member of the Finance/Accounting department and is responsible for overseeing general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions, reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining a general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and an understanding of company practices to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Provide technical support on emerging accounting changes.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.
  • Ensure accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks.
  • Liaise with our management to improve financial procedures.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of the annual budget.
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by management.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/Finance from a four-year college or university required.

Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of four years of related accounting experience with a large public accounting firm.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong track record of accurate and timely financial accounting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, and HFM is a plus.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Expected to act and operate independently with limited support from their supervisor.
  • Awareness of business trends.
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Strong team-building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.

Other Qualifications:

  • CPA/CMA preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, and HFM is a plus.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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