Senior Accountant
Vocalink - Dayton, OH

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Description: Sr. Accountant
Accountant Job Purpose: Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.
Accountant Job Duties: Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
Direct Reports: Yes

  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.

Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.

Maintains financial security by following internal controls. Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.

  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting

policy and regulations.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management.
  • Must be tech-oriented and very computer literate
  • Must understand the accounting cycle and enjoys attention to detail.
  • High energy - driven to closure.
  • Loves challenge and looks for ways to improve existing processes.
  • Enjoys an entrepreneurial environment
  • Able to perform financial modeling is a plus

The following skills will be of important consideration

  • Experience in management of team: a plus
  • Experience in handling a budget greater than $10 M
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as senior accountant
  • Experience in international accounting
  • No more than 4 positions between candidate and the CEO of previous employer
  • Number of employees in previous company: at least 50
  • Create financial “what if scenario” spreadsheets that allows department managers to quickly and easily analyze effect of new business

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