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Senior Accountant

Hazelwood, MO

Post Date: 07/17/2018 Job ID: 10524 Position Type: Staff/Senior Accountant

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Join a true leader in their industry in a high visibility role.   Enjoy a great work/life balance, lots of flexibility, and terrific benefits including a company shutdown between Christmas and New Year' s.

This senior accountant position reports to the director of Financial Policy and interacts regularly with key finance and accounting personnel at the company' s business units, management in other functional areas, and the company' s external auditors.

This role participates in a team of technical accounting professionals who perform accounting research and develop accounting policies in a complex environment. This includes researching and interpreting generally accepted accounting principles to ensure proper reporting of external financial statements.

Specific areas of expertise assigned to this position include performing evaluations of complex transactions involving topics such as revenue recognition, asset impairments, contingencies, corporate development activities, reviewing estimates at completion, monitoring and reporting on accounting rule-making, and serving as a liaison to the Company's programs, other functional areas, and external auditors.

Responsibilities include:

: Serving as a subject matter expert on various technical accounting matters

: Creation of accounting policies and procedures

: Preparing technical accounting whitepapers and coordinating with external auditors.

: Ensuring continued compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act

: Participating in special projects and other technical accounting matters as they arise

Basic Required Qualifications:

  • CPA strongly preferred

  • More than 3 years experience in financial reporting

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance

  • Experience using the theory and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R.: 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Financial Statement audit and preparation

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience at a large, multi-national, publicly-held corporation or at a public accounting firm (Big 4 preferred)

  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Excellent problem solving, communication, writing & interpersonal skills required

Michelle B. Dunski CPA CPC
Senior Recruiting Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

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