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Senior Accountant 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Location NorthStar Energy  
Description

Job Summary

Responsible for many aspects of general ledger accounting, which include journal entry preparation and review, account reconciliation preparation and review, management of the sub-system for expense reporting, support the execution of the month-end close. The Senior Accountant is the primary preparer of annual financial statements and footnote disclosures. The Senior Accountant supervises, reviews, oversees, and trains the staff accountants.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise, review, and oversee the work of staff accountants to ensure all financial reporting objectives are met.
  • Provide staff accountants with training (including implementation of new procedures), direction, guidance and feedback to ensure a motivated and productive staff.
  • Primary preparer of company financial statements and drafting footnotes to the audited financial statements. Also, perform the preparation of non-GAAP reporting, such as, statistical reporting and others as needed.
  • Analyze and compile financial information to accurately record transactions; prepare and distributed financial reports and review and verify completeness and accuracy of those reports.
  • Prepare, post, review, and approve general ledger and other journal entries for month-end close.
  • Prepare, review and approve reconciliations each month, ensuring all balance sheet accounts for all companies have been reconciled timely, and that reconciling items are identified with an effective action plan to resolve.
  • Manage and delegate tasks for the intercompany process for transactions between NSE group of companies and Saltchuk (NorthStar Energy’s parent company).
  • Prepare and maintain certain prepaid schedules and make adjustments on monthly basis.
  • Manage vendor rebate reporting process and ensure accuracy in the accounting treatment of rebates.
  • Reconcile complex general ledger accounts, which may include industry specific transactions.
  • Perform technical research on complex accounting matters and able to document issues, assumptions, and conclusions in a memo.
  • Enforce a strong system of internal controls; identifies weaknesses and implements changes to address.
  • Support the cohesive delivery of accounting services under a shared services model; streamline and simplifies accounting processes to ensure quality, consistency, and continuous process improvements
  • Support audit functions performed by independent external auditors and internal auditors.
  • Act as system administrator for expense reporting, journal entry, and reconciliation applications.
  • Work with non-accounting personnel to implement procedural improvements and policies.
  • Overall maintenance of the chart of accounts.
  • Routinely conduct variance analysis to identify and resolve discrepancies. This includes, partnering with the team and other functions to identify and resolve issues that may impact the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of financial reporting.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Requirements

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance,
  • Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience, with demonstrated career progression,
  • Public accounting experience - strongly preferred,

CPA - strongly preferred

 

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