Our client is a global organization in the color & pigments world. They are had continued growth and they are looking to add a Senior Accounting Analyst to their team!
This person will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing accounting business processes and systems; including follow-up, recommendations, and improvements. Assist in the regions monthly accounting closing and reporting cycle. Including the preparation, analysis, and communication of the financial and operational reporting results. Direct supervision of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Teams.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required, MBA or CPA preferred
5+ years of experience in operational and corporate accounting; supervisory experience strongly desired.
Strong knowledge of ERP-oriented accounting systems, specifically SAP.
Proven track record of troubleshooting and streamlining accounting and business system processes.
Proficient computer skills including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software
Excellent time management skills.
Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading and effective follow-up skills.
Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic.
Able to handle highly confidential information.
Must be detail oriented.
Able to adhere to tight deadlines.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Lead or participate on project teams as required to address process improvements.
Supervision and guidance of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Teams.
Manage weekly vendor payments and cash forecast to ensure prudent cash
Assist with the month-end closing process to ensure deadlines are met.
Prepares and distributes the monthly financial statements, management reports, and other internal reports as required.
Performs detailed financial statement analyses, including discussions on various issues.
Assist the Controller and Managing Director with preparing the regional annual budget.
Analyzes costs/margins for budget and variance planning.
Serve as liaison to regional controller, assisting them with financial reporting related
Prepare reports and analysis and recommendations as requested.