Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Summary
Job Type:Full-time, exempt
Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota
Experience:3+ years progressive experience working in accounting, finance or audit. Advanced knowledge and direct application of GAAP. Must have extensive work experience directly using ERP
Education:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

Our Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing month-end close activities, analysis of accounting issues and general maintenance of financial records for a multi-subsidiary organization.  This position requires knowledge of general accounting duties including experience in GAAP reporting, accruals, monthly financial statements and budgets. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and presentation abilities, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to execute continuous process improvement activities. The position’s ability to prioritize and complete work accurately and on-time is essential for success.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in Accounting, Finance or Audit
  • Advanced knowledge and direct application of GAAP
  • Direct work experience in reading and interpreting accounting policies
  • Ability to understand and implement internal control requirements
  • Construction or manufacturing experience desirable
  • Must have proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Microsoft Power BI (or similar advanced reporting tool)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well with other divisions

Position Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month-end close process
  • Prepare, review, and submit documentation in support of external audits and management inquiries
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and provide useful variance and trend analysis
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues, providing explanations and interpretation
  • Assist with or lead the month-end and quarter-end close processes
  • Assist in monitoring appropriate internal controls and related documentation
  • Create financial reporting templates in support of month-end close processing
  • Maintain and publish the finance team reporting calendar
  • Perform other accounting work as assigned

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Human Resources
LaSalle Plaza
800 LaSalle
Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN 55402