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Senior Accountant

Location: Little Rock
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Accountant Department: Accounting
Reports to: Finance Manager Effective Date: 12/1/2021
Reports to: Regional Office – Little Rock, AR

Job Summary:
The senior accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned.
To be successful as a senior accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding senior accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with little to no supervision and perform under pressure.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Participate/Lead the monthly close process by preparing general ledger entries, producing related reporting and prepare detailed variance analysis.
  • Preparing financial analyses and reports.
  • Assist in preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure.
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Assisting with annual audit preparations.
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.
  • Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules.
  • Assessing internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas
  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including VLOOKUP's, sumifs and pivot tables.

    Education and Experience:
    Bachelor's degree in accounting.
    At least three years of accounting experience required.
    In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    CPA eligible candidate is a plus.
    Experience in ERP system such as NetSuite or Sage Intacct also major plus.

    Physical Requirements:
    Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.

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Keywords: WEST TREE SERVICE, Little Rock , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Little Rock, Arkansas

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