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Senior Staff Accountant

Payroll | Paris, TX | Full Time

Job Description

SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Job Title: Senior Staff Accountant                               

Division/Department: Central Pyramid Accounting, Inc.

 Reports to:Primary: Chief Financial Officer

 Secondary: Controller                                                               


 Job Overview

As General Accountant this position will function as part of the accounting team and provide functional, technical and process leadership.   Responsibilities will include preparing and assisting with financial statements in conformance to principles of accounting and regulatory requirements,


2. Job Dimensions

  • This role has no direct reports

3. Principal Accountabilities

  • Oversee the process and data flow between accounting systems and subsystems

  • Support, develop and manage proper operational controls, data documentation and troubleshooting procedures for ensuring data integrity

  • Month End Close and Year End coordination reporting, Liabilities, accruals, schedules, process journal entries, reconcile accounts, analyze month end variances and report

  • Analyze relationships between sales volumes and expense categories, make appropriate observations and recommendations for action

  • Sales margin analysis, review reporting and analyze low margin regions/branches remediation

  • Provide support in recommending/developing effective solutions to problems in financial analysis, reporting and forecasting through individual effort/part of a team

  • Assisting with analysis and review of company's  financial performance by collecting, analyzing and reporting financial/statistical data

  • Support preparation of budget and financial operating reports, presenting findings/recommendations to CFO

4. Major challenges & complexities

  • Ability to accurately quantify and establish cost and profitability by branch.

  • Ensure clean accounting of all activities and can reconcile performance within each period

5. Relationships

Internal                                                            External

  • Controller                                                         Outside Auditor and Government agencies                                                                                             Facility Staff

6. Qualifications/Requirements

6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, and ERP systems experience

  • Experience with algebraic equations and ability to calculate units of measure conversions

Education and Certifications

  • 1+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a healthcare environment. Previous General Ledger and ERP system experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Tax, Audit, or Finance


6.2  Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Behaviours

Job Specific skills and abilities

  • Capable of working with high complexity and ambiguity; have the ability to apply accounting education/experience to new situations, as well as expected to have latitude/creativity to make confident decisions when necessary

  • Strong problem solving skills, critical thinking/analytical skills, proven follow through and excellent time management abilities

  • Excellent judgment, planning skills and leadership traits. Ability to work effectively in a team environment required as well as willingness to take on additional responsibility to support the team as necessary

  • The Leadership competencies which will apply to Finance:

  • Command Skills

  • Interpersonal Savvy