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Accountant

Company: Blue Signal Search
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is a leader in the networks and connectivity space with over 15 years of history providing first-rate services. They are hiring an Accountant to support staff accounting and financial reporting activities within the company.

The Accountant will manage assigned general ledger tasks to support month-end close, AR/AP, payroll, customer invoicing, and account reconciliations. This position will play a key role in guiding the accounting department as the company grows.

This Role Offers:
Competitive base salary, plus comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental, and 401(k).
Flexible work hours and strong work/life balance.
Multiple advancement paths. Opportunity to develop niche skills.
Outstanding company culture with a focus on camaraderie and respect.
Central role as a key team contributor, involved in discussions with directors and VPs for budgeting, financial planning, strategy, global expansion, and other crucial business decisions.
Large pool of financial resources and software tools.

Focus:
Deliver accounting activities and documentation, including reconciliation, tax filings, journal entries, cash flow management, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, and monthly and year-end close process.
Review internal controls and process workflows to identify areas of improvement.
Manage expense reporting and cost accounting, identifying discrepancies.
Oversee financial planning activities, including forecasting, analysis, budget setting, and reconciliation.
Conduct financial modeling from large data sets and develop actionable conclusions. Model business cases and present data insights to the team.
Conduct business impact analysis and implement profitability improvements.
Ensure adherence to GAAP best practices, government regulations, and proper tax procedure nationally.

Skill Set:
Previous accounting experience desired. CPA, a plus.
Expertise in monthly/year end close, reporting, tax audits, and payroll activities.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, required.
Knowledge of GAAP and typical internal controls.
Proficiency with financial software such as MS Excel, including V-lookups, advanced formulas, and pivot tables.
Strong understanding of accounting best practices and procedures.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable speaking with C-level executives and decision-makers.

Keywords: Blue Signal Search, Decatur , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Decatur, Illinois

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