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Title

Senior Accountant 

Description

PURPOSE.

This Senior Accountant is a key member of the accounting group and will use their experience to provide leadership and guidance to the other accountants within the department. The Senior Accountant works under general direction to perform more complex accounting activities and ensures the accurate reporting of financial information for internal and external users.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES.

Review and prepare monthly journal entries and complete the month-end close process.

Prepare account reconciliations to supporting documentation (investigating and resolving any questionable items).

Prepare monthly written variance analysis.

Analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly basis to ensure they are recorded appropriately.

Prepare various schedules for SEC reporting team, external quarterly reviews, external annual audit, and internal auditors.

Research and resolve various accounting issues.

Assist other groups within the company and management with projects, tasks, and other duties as assigned.

Adhere to the Company's policies and internal controls while promoting and exhibiting intellectual honesty.

Qualifications and Education Requirements.

Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting processes.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with advanced knowledge of Excel.

Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation, along with excellent organizational and time management skills.

Strong analytical and reasoning skills with keen attention to detail.

Ability to work independently.

Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Ability to work overtime as needed.

Ability to be a positive representative of USA Truck both internally and externally.

Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field.

Minimum 4 - 6 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, including work directly related to monthly accounting closes.

Preferred Skills

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or willingness to obtain certification.

Public accounting experience.

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Timely and accurate preparation of internal and external daily/weekly/monthly reports.
  • Prepare account reconciliations to supporting documentation (investigating and resolving any questionable items).
  • Improve the timeliness and accuracy of data through continued evaluation of processes.
  • Work with key decision-makers and senior Finance management to develop and publish management reporting.
  • Undertake and/or support functional leaders in financial analysis/research projects that include detail data mining from various sources.
  • Participate in corporate planning that include annual operating plans (budgets) and quarterly forecast .
  • Adhere to the Company’s policies and internal controls while promoting and exhibiting intellectual honesty .

Preferred Skills

  • Timely and accurate preparation of internal and external daily/weekly/monthly reports.
  • Prepare account reconciliations to supporting documentation (investigating and resolving any questionable items).
  • Improve the timeliness and accuracy of data through continued evaluation of processes.
  • Work with key decision-makers and senior Finance management to develop and publish management reporting.
  • Undertake and/or support functional leaders in financial analysis/research projects that include detail data mining from various sources.
  • Participate in corporate planning that include annual operating plans (budgets) and quarterly forecast.
  • Adhere to the Company’s policies and internal controls while promoting and exhibiting intellectual honesty.

SUPERVISES OTHERS

This position does not supervise others.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Reports To Account Manager  
Open Date 1/8/2020  
Location USA Truck General Office  
About the Organization
USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions
provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,
and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,
and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.
 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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