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Senior Accountant

Company: Savant Capital Management
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Job Summary

As a member of the Finance team, the Senior Accountant is responsible for a variety of corporate accounting functions, including general ledger entry, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, financial/line of business/management and Board reporting, along with Financial Planning and Analysis functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant can expect to focus in the following areas:

Accounting Duties

--- Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports for accuracy.

--- Preparation of monthly and quarterly variance analysis.

--- Review of work performed by the accounting staff.

--- Ensure financial transactions and events have been recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

--- Conduct research on generally accepted accounting principles when needed and present findings to Controller or management.

--- Ensure reconciliations and tasks for the accounting staff have been completed per the monthly and quarterly reporting calendar. Assist in prioritizing staff schedules.

--- Provide information to senior management as well as individuals or organizations outside the company; explain accounting transactions; resolve accounting issues and discrepancies.

--- Prepare and review monthly and quarterly management reports.

Financial Planning and Analysis Duties

--- Update and maintain computerized financial reporting and analysis systems.

--- Participate in the development and preparation of reports and financial statements.

--- Provide management with various reports, either monthly or ad-hoc, to assist with strategic and financial decision-making.

--- Provide cost allocation analysis for locations and operational units; identify and recommend related improvements to allocation rules, methodology, and general ledger structure.

--- Develop or assist in developing modeling, analysis, research and advisory support.

--- Responsible for the calculation of incentive awards and providing oversight to ensure equitability and adherence to management interpretation and plan documents.

--- Lead role in the preparation of the annual budget, rolling and multi-year forecasts.

--- Assist with support and analysis for acquisition integration and special projects as requested.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position.

Qualifications

The Senior Accountant postion typically requires the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA
  • 5 or more years in general accounting experience at a financial services firm
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Access (preferred) or similar computerized ledger system required
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

    Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.

    Savant Capital, LLC is an Equal Opportunity EmployerKeywords:Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis, FP & A, CPA, Accountant, Investment Advisory, Finance and Banking.

Keywords: Savant Capital Management, Rockford , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Rockford, Illinois

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