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Senior Accountant

Job Description

Job Title:               Senior Accountant             

Department:        Finance                 

Report to:             Controller            

Position Overview: Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization. The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Senior Controller.

                                               

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform general accounting, reconciliations, and other related duties in daily administration of accounting department. Assist with general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, coding of invoices, accounts analysis and reconciliation, and setting up new accounts.
  2. Assist in maintaining and reconciling accounts within the General Ledger. Ensure all entries are accurate and that transactions are reported in accordance with GAAP accounting standards.
  3. Support month-end and year-end close process
  4. Prepare journal entries related to amortization, depreciation, accruals.
  5. Assist/backup for monthly bank reconciliation, verifying all bank activity.
  6. Address questions and problems from banking institutions. Assist Senior Controller with daily cash dynamics, wires, ACH’s and other banking transactions.
  7. Assist with maintaining accounting records and schedules for fixed assets.
  8. Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  9. Assist with weekly borrowing base certificates to banks and other financial institutions
  10. Responsible for outside audits at fiscal year-end to include preparing schedules, invoices, reconciliations, and providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary data. Assist with quarterly bank collateral audits as needed.
  11. Monitor accounts payable duties such as verifying all invoices for payment, ensuring expenditures are properly coded to appropriate general ledger account.
  12. Maintain records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material. This may include contracts, leases, amortization schedules, fixed asset and depreciation schedules. Update records as necessary.
  13. Recommend, design, and implement any necessary department controls.
  14. Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant required
  2. Public Accounting and/or audit experience preferred.
  3. Three (3) to five (5) years' accounting experience plus knowledge of computerized accounting system, ability to work with detail, and good organizational skills required. Experience in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains or other similar ERP preferred.
  4. Advanced skillset in Microsoft Excel is critical for this position. SQL Experience is preferred.
  5. Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  6. In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  7. 2-3 Years of Management experience preferred

 

INDEPENDENT ACTION:

Duties performed independently. Recommends, designs, and implements controls based on department objectives and auditor recommendations. Consults with supervisor regarding major policy decisions, capex expenditures, and unusual problems.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Typically oversees Accounts Payable daily operations but will assist the Senior Controller in reviewing other employees work.

 

OTHER:

Position is based in Anchorage.   Position open until filled.

CRS is an EOE

 

SALARY: DOE+ Comprehensive Benefits Package

 

APPLICATION: Please submit cover letter, resume specific to above requirements and 3 professional references.

                Mail or Hand Deliver to: Copper River Seafoods, 1118 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska   99501

Attention: Human Resources