Senior Technical Accountant
Accretive Solutions - San Antonio, TX

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This position will perform general accounting activities:
Individual will be involved in expanding the technical accounting function and centralizing the general accounting activities from the various branch locations

Works in a team environment to develop policy and procedure over general accounting activities and establish best practices

The initial duties of the role include the following items:
Research, document, and form conclusions related to technical accounting issues

Help establish policies and procedures and develop infrastructure for the expanded general accounting department

Learn the current branch process

Develop a strong level of knowledge regarding the “to-be” process

Establish procedures for the centralized month-end close process, working to streamline activities and accelerate the close timeline

Support the general accounting work stream team with requests as needed

The ongoing job duties generally fall into the following categories:

Research technical accounting topics

Maintain and continuously expand on thorough understanding of GAAP

Be given a topic and perform the technical accounting research for the topic at hand, this includes documenting in a technical memo

Update and develop companywide policies that follow GAAP month-end close activities and general accounting responsibilities

Ownership over select general ledger accounts, which includes preparing and posting journal entries, reviewing account activity, preparing periodic (i.e. monthly, quarterly or annually) account reconciliations, explaining account activity and preparing account analyses

Develops and maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of company accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes, internal controls and chart of accounts

Perform monthly analytical review of balance sheet and income statement for select branches

Properly apply GAAP and internal accounting controls and procedures to daily work

Oversight of select branch ledger accounts, interacting with the branch staff while providing excellent customer service

Help ensure timely completion of the month end close process by completing assigned work and assisting others as needed to meet deadlines

Maintain performance up to the standard of service level agreements with branch locations

Audit Assistance

Prepare audit work papers for internal and external auditors

Be able to explain work papers provided, procedures followed and internal controls applied

Special Projects

Complete special projects as assigned

Maintain documentation and continuously look for process improvements

Recommend updates to desktop procedures and process flows as part of best practice of maintaining current documentation

Develop and implement more efficient systems, as they are approved, for various departmental activities and programs; i.e., not just entering the data

Continuously challenge current processes as the business evolves to suggest and implement improvements in policy, procedure and systems

Job Requirements:
Highly committed, reliable and competent professional

Must have working knowledge of accounting research resources

Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency in Excel

Must have excellent attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

Well organized; self-starter; ability to get things done in a team–oriented environment

Must have solid analytic skills

Ability to enthusiastically work with a wide range of personalities including company employees with a broad spectrum of experience and abilities

Firm focus on process improvement

Clear verbal and written communication skills

Ability to travel on occasion and work overtime during peak periods

Education Requirements:
Minimum Education Required: Bachelors of Accounting or Business is Required

Minimum Job-Related Experience Required: 3-5 years of relevant experience Public accounting experience preferred

Corporate Statement:
Accretive Solutions is a national consulting and executive search firm that delivers business solutions to help companies manage and improve their financial, operational and IT performance. We have made a name for ourselves based on our ability to deliver results that consistently exceed our client’s expectations.

Our primary goal is to build long-term relationships with our consultants, while providing challenging long-term opportunities with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our benefits package includes PTO, holiday pay, 401(K), health, vision, dental insurance and generous referral/sales bonus plans.

Accretive Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

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