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Senior Accountant, Contract

Dallas, TX 75251

Posted: 05/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Accounting Job Number: 7330 Pay Rate: 35.00

Job Description

Wheeler Staffing Partners is hiring a Senior Accountant in Dallas, TX. The Senior Accountant is responsible for performing month-end closing activities, including preparation of the various journal entries and variance analysis. This position is a hybrid role after training that allows for work from home two days per week once training is completed, subject to supervisor discretion. This is a contract role that will be 8 to 10 weeks.
Senior Accountant Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare journal entries as well as analyze cost center line-item detail for accuracy and reasonableness. Understand what makes up the numbers, not only execute transactions.
  • Prepare and review monthly Balance Sheet account analysis and reconciliation. Communicate and document open items in a way that tells the reviewer the reason for the variance.
  • Prepare cash entries and reconcile cash accounts. This includes independent research and communication with different departments to obtain support and understanding for cash transactions.
  • Participate and provide ideas in team projects that focus on process improvement, eliminating non-value-added transactions, etc., including cross-training between the accounting staff
  • Assist with monthly bank reporting, including liquidity and covenant calculations.
  • Support Financial Reporting, Tax and External Auditors with timely, accurate account schedules.
  • Assist as a backup for ASC 842 lease transactions
  • Propose accounting policies and develop procedures that will provide structure and clear direction.
  • Support and collaborate all areas of the finance organization, such as FP&A, Borden Business
  • Service Center, Regional/Business Unit Controllers.
  • Assist with project improvements, new accounting pronouncements, and ad-hoc general accounting matters.
Senior Accountant Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 4+ years of professional accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in ERP (J.D. Edwards is a plus)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in teams.
  • Collaborative, self-starter, career minded.
  • Be able to understand technical accounting jargon and translate into digestible format for non- accounting business partners.
WSP specializes in filling your company’s contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, contingency, and executive positions with professional candidates. From our Executive Retained Search Teams, Direct Hire and Contract Staffing Professionals, and RPO Service offerings we create models to deliver a world-class service, with a sense of urgency and professionalism. Our connections and our candidates combined with a staff backed by over 20 years of experience, ensure that our clients are seeing the right candidates for their career openings.
WSP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


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