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Title

Senior Accountant 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, 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 accounting including journal entry preparation, review and posting, account reconciliation preparation and reviews, maintaining the chart of accounts, managing the sub-systems for expense reporting & journal entry recording, supporting the execution of the month-end close while maintaining compliance with NorthStar and US GAAP accounting policies and principles. Assists with the drafting of financial statements and footnotes disclosures. Reviews and oversees the work of junior staff accountants. Reports on variances, assists in analyzing and correcting discrepancies. Partners with the team and other functions to identify and resolve issues which impact the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of financial reporting.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Compiles and analyzes financial information to accurately record transactions; prepares financial reports and reviews and verifies completeness and accuracy.

Prepares and posts general ledger entries for month-end close

Reviews and approves journal entries

Prepares and manages intercompany charges and transactions between NSE group of companies and ultimate parent company

Prepares and maintains prepaid insurance schedules and journal entries and monthly prepaid insurance adjustments

Manages the vendor rebate reporting process and ensures accuracy in the accounting treatment of rebates received or receivable.

Reconciles complex general ledger accounts; reconciles industry specific transactions

Reviews and approves reconciliations

Assists with the preparation and review of company financial statements, statistical reporting and drafting footnotes to the audited financial statements

Oversees the work of junior accountants

Prepares monthly reports and distributes as needed.

Assists with technical research on complex accounting matters.

Enforces a strong system of internal controls; identifies weaknesses and implements changes to address.

Supports the cohesive delivery of accounting services under a shared services model; streamlines and simplifies accounting processes to ensure quality, consistency and continuous process improvements

Supports audit functions performed by independent external auditors and internal auditors.

Acts as system administrator for expense reporting, journal entry and reconciliation applications.

Ensures that all balance sheet accounts for all companies have been reconciled timely and that reconciling items are identified with an effective action plan to resolve.

Works with non-accounting personnel to implement procedural improvements and policies.

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

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,

4-6 years of accounting experience with demonstrated career progression with hands-on experience in the period-end closing process

Strong understanding of US GAAP, Accounting and internal control concepts

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel skills

Strong analytical skills

Ability to research and problem solve.

Ability to multi-task, with strong attention to detail

Strong time management skills.

Proficient written and oral communication skills

Desired Characteristics:

Personal Agency: desire to create positive outcomes, and embraces a safety mindset

Growth Mind-set: Desire to grow in the role and be promoted within the Company.

Performance Driven: Sets and maintains high standards, holds self and others accountable

Solutions Oriented: Provides solutions in response to challenges; identifies opportunities for improvements and efficiencies

 

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