The Senior Accountant will perform a wide variety of accounting and finance responsibilities, including the preparation of recurring and non-recurring journal entries, account reconciliations, various tasks in the monthly close process, P&L variance analysis, and the preparation or review of various other analyses. This role must also have a strong knowledge of general accounting concepts – IFRS/GAAP.
Please note that this description is not all-encompassing as other ad hoc tasks are expected of the position.
•Monthly preparation and/or review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and other analyses.
•Review of periodic variances and variances to forecast and budget during the monthly close process, including research, written explanations and support on follow-up questions.
•Perform or review various recurring and non-recurring tasks related to areas of accounting.
•Develop relationships in other departments in order to resolve complex and urgent challenges.
•Participate in peer meetings with other Accounting/Finance team members related to team development, monthly close planning, audit coordination and other applicable tasks.
•Assist with preparation of audit work papers and respond to audit inquiries.
•Participate in projects which may include data review/analysis, systems testing, and reporting of results.
•Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency or improve accuracy of results.
•Other duties assigned to ensure overall departmental efficiency.
•Research accounting guidance and policies to complete memos related to accounting treatment of complex transactions.
•Assist with annual budget process.
•Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
•Thorough and accurate, demonstrates financial and numerical astuteness.
•Critically analyzes information, demonstrating resourcefulness and creativity to accomplish tasks.
•Ability to adhere to tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
•Works independently, effectively managing and using time through organization and structure.
•Creates useful internal relationships, developing rapport and collaborating with internal and external clients.
•Assumes responsibility and focuses on achieving desired results.
•Possesses a desire to contribute to the success
This position’s leadership responsibilities involve demonstrating ethics and integrity, developing adaptability, displaying drive and purpose and exhibiting leadership stature. The Senior Accountant should be comfortable indirectly leading and managing others.
This role is considered a flexible role. Jobs in this category can be done either from home or in the office but are considered to be based in one of the two LeasePlan USA offices. Employees whose jobs fall into this category will generally have the flexibility to determine when they work in the office or at home in consultation with their manager. These employees also live near (within 50 miles) of a LeasePlan office.
Position Type/Standard Schedule:
This is a Full-time position and hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Willing to work overtime as necessary, whether scheduled or not scheduled, during peak times and to support department goals or meet project deadlines.
No travel is expected for this position.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s in Accounting.
•3 years in a similar environment.
•JD Edward and AS400 experience a plus.
•Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and vlookups.
•Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.
•History of process improvement.
•Strong technical accounting skills.
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