Top Senior Accountant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Accountant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Accountant resumes they appeared on. For example, 25.5% of Senior Accountant resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Accountant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Accountant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Maintain general ledger and create monthly financial statements to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial information to its managed facilities.
  • Facilitated and completed monthly close procedures, preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations and preparation of financial statements.
  • Worked with Project Management to prepare contract estimates, modifications and justifications and worked with accounting staff to prepare financial statements.
  • Validated and made judgments regarding bookkeeping input leading to financial statements, management reports, and consolidated corporate tax returns.
  • Audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements for corporations, partnerships and individuals while supervising and developing staff.
  • Participated in the preparation of financial statements monthly, quarterly and annually with variance notes to internal stakeholders.
  • Served in and held supervisory control over preparation of consolidated financial statements and annual reports to shareholders.
  • Developed and maintained sound internal controls, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Prepared quarterly financial statements, including analyzing all balance sheet and income statement accounts and recording adjustments.
  • Provided financial statements and account analysis to corporate officers and the accounting firm for year-end Corporation taxes.
  • Review departmental monthly financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and reasonableness of budget variance analysis.
  • Developed revenue reconciliations and analysis, coordinated the closing and preparation of the monthly financial statements.
  • Prepared and maintained financial statements and related supporting schedules, and made recommendations to senior management.
  • Prepared financial statements and supporting schedules and researched and corrected discrepancies explaining monthly differences in account analysis
  • Created various alternate structure financial statements, based on lines of business for various geographical areas/regions.
  • Streamlined the process for generating monthly financial statements to help management make important investment decisions.
  • Performed monthly and year-end write-up, including reviewed and compiled financial statements for various businesses.
  • Conducted research and analysis of diverse data to support financial statements and develop operating budget.
  • Assist Controller in producing accurate & timely financial statements, budgets & general ledger reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly Financial Statements that are presented internally/externally to appropriate personnel.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Review detailed analysis of fixed asset general ledger accounts, and forecast depreciation expenditure and reconcile complex fixed asset accounts.
  • Ensured balance sheet and general ledger accounts were regularly reviewed, evaluated for propriety and reconciled to supporting documentation.
  • Prepared accurate and timely financial statements for feed mills and administrative centers through detailed analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Maintained general ledger accounts for monthly financial statement reporting for the Management Services Organization of Sacred Heart Health System.
  • Reviewed client prepared financial statements, reconciled general ledger accounts and provided necessary year-end financial statement adjusting entries.
  • General Accounting-Maintain and record recurring general ledger entries, Record non-recurring journal entries, reconcile general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts after month end closing and prepared necessary journal entries on all reconciled items.
  • Reviewed general ledger accounts for reasonableness and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and Company policy.
  • Prepared journal entries and monitored general ledger accounts to ensure all costs were accurately represented.
  • Prepare monthly entries and reconcile general ledger accounts including calculation of monthly accruals and amortizations.
  • Analyzed general ledger accounts to determine their accuracy and ensure all funds are managed appropriately.
  • Tracked and analyzed multiple General Ledger accounts to ensure accuracy and identify and resolve discrepancies.
  • Complete external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Reconcile monthly general ledger accounts reporting variances and preparing adjusting system entries as necessary.
  • Prepare supporting work papers for external audits by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts.
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts and maintain reconciliation folder with audit ready documentation.
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts and makes necessary adjusting entries using PeopleSoft.
  • Reviewed and prepared journal entries and reconciled supporting schedules to general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts to ensure that balances are supported by accurate documentation.
  • Managed the General Ledger accounts and prepared the Operational Accounting Balance sheet reconciliations.

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3. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Develop and modified general accounting daily procedures including automating all journal entries uploads to the general ledger via excel.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for accrual, re-class and recharges after coordinating appropriate approval and supporting documentation.
  • Reviewed and verified the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records
  • General ledger accounting, including analyzing, preparing and documentation of journal entries.
  • Responded to inquiries related to General Ledger account balances and transactions/journal entries.
  • Prepared and reviewed consolidation journal entries to eliminate inter-company transactions.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and preparation of monthly journal entries.
  • Performed monthly closing activities including preparation of journal entries.
  • Reviewed general ledger and prepared correcting journal entries.
  • Prepared elimination journal entries for consolidated financial statements.
  • Approved account reconciliations and prepared journal entries.
  • Review supporting documentation and prepare journal entries.
  • Evaluated journal entries for completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepared journal entries for account reclassification.
  • Prepared bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll journal entries
  • Prepared inter-company elimination journal entries.
  • Prepare and record complex journal entries including allocation entries, accruals, deferred revenue, prepaid amortizations, depreciation, etc.
  • Calculated and booked all monthly revenue, COGS, sales tax, prepaid expense, bad debt and accrued journal entries.
  • Verified supporting documents, prepared all checks, journal entries and credit memos for grant payments, purchases & expense items.
  • Work with Treasury to insure all cash movement is accurately reflected in investment accounts and process correcting journal entries as needed.

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4. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared financial statements, supporting schedules and worked effectively with external auditors during interim and year-end financial statement audits.
  • Served as key contact for internal and external auditors to ensure regulatory compliance, operational efficiency and accuracy.
  • Coordinated testing of items requested by external auditors, including adequate support for line items in financial statements.
  • Assisted the International Controller using Timberline Coordinated with the External Auditors Prepared Reports as requested by the International Controller
  • Prepare a detailed audit assistance package and coordinate with external auditors on compliance of generally accepted accounting principals.
  • Interacted with external auditors and provided year-end results, Collaborated with upper management on a daily basis.
  • Worked with external auditors by preparing lead schedules and answering inquires related to financial reporting.
  • Liaised closely with external auditors and clients to complete audit confirmations and special reconciliation projects.
  • Worked with internal and external auditors and assisted Accounting Manager with any external auditing questions.
  • Reconciled dealer loan activity monthly and provide quarterly roll-forward detail to internal and external auditors.
  • Key liaison with Internal/ External Auditors, ensuring preparedness before audits and implemented audit observations.
  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with key internal stakeholders and external auditors and business partners.
  • Coordinated campus' budget activity & property appraisal activity & worked with external auditors.
  • Prepare schedules/analysis and assist on request as required for periodic audits by external auditors.
  • Prepare financial statements and provide information for internal and external auditors and corporate officers.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to facilitate audit procedures performed on assigned subsidiary.
  • Coordinated state board sales tax audit and provided external auditors with required financial documents.
  • Work with the Financial Reporting Accountant and external auditors to facilitate financial statement audit.
  • Prepared interim and year-end financial statements and provided support to external auditors as needed.
  • Interact with external auditors and/or state examiners in preparation of audited financial statements.

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5. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared and evaluated balance sheet account reconciliations including prepaid operating expenses, accrual expenses, and inter- company transactions.
  • Prepare spreadsheets for reporting business results to corporate including analysis of balance sheet variances and comparison to forecasts.
  • Reconciled Balance Sheet Accounts and Medical Claims analysis to optimize reporting to upper management for financial decision making.
  • Analyzed balance sheet accounts and reconciled bank statement in accordance with established company policies and procedures.
  • Carried out all monthly journal activity including bank reconciliations, account allocations and balance sheet reporting.
  • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet accounts to ensure transactions are recorded and stated accurately.
  • Reconciled Payroll Bank and various Balance Sheet accounts using MicroStrategy financial reports.
  • Conducted quarterly international conference calls to review items of concern balance sheet.
  • Performed various Balance Sheet account reconciliations including updating/maintaining Deferred Subscription accounts.
  • Performed income statement and balance sheet analyses for monthly management reporting.
  • Reviewed and reconciled balance sheet accounts and performed financial statement analysis.
  • Record and prepare quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and make appropriate adjustments.
  • Prepared and completed balance sheet account reconciliations and roll-forward analysis.
  • Completed account reconciliations and analysis of critical Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Investigated significant variances in balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Analyzed Balance Sheet and Income Statement and provided detailed explanations.
  • Prepared general ledger balance sheet account analysis for many accounts.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and various analysis worksheets.
  • Prepared monthly reconciliations for designated balance sheet accounts.
  • Performed balance sheet reconciliations and daily bank reconciliations.

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6. Month-End

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Here's how Month-End is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Assisted with accounting system set-up upon bringing accounting functions in-house; responsible for month-end closing activities; automated month-end allocation process.
  • Produce mid-month and month-end report summaries to senior management of business income with comparatives to previous months/quarters/calendar years.
  • Introduced a leadership dashboard for executive level distribution that includes financial, statistical, and productivity month-end activity.
  • Performed accurate and timely daily cash reconciliations, month-end account closings and bank reconciliations for all assigned accounts.
  • Participate in month-end processes, including preparing complex journal entries, supporting schedules and reconciliations independently.
  • Perform month-end closing duties consistently and accurately and report financial results to parent company in Germany.
  • Coordinated Month-end closing procedures such as general ledger entries, account reconciliations and analyses.
  • Arrange month-end budget analysis for assigned departments and answer inquiries from regional managers.
  • Automated inventory analysis into an Access database; eliminated labor intensive month-end activities.
  • Performed month-end and year-end closing activities including general ledger account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Complete month-end close functions including Multi-Job allocation, Revenue Computation and report processing.
  • Completed month-end close procedures, including internal financial reporting of a business segment.
  • Performed month-end closing activities such as preparing and reviewing reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Prepared month-end closing and quarterly financial reporting including account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Completed month-end close/NAV calculation and income statement analysis on hedge fund portfolios.
  • Reviewed and approved month-end, quarter close reconciliation and inter-company reconciliations.
  • Supervised compilation of month-end statements of related affiliates for managerial review.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for month-end process and financial reporting.
  • Managed accounting activities including month-end close and year-end audit functions.
  • Booked month-end inventory and identified and analyzed sales variances.

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7. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Performed and reported variance analysis for multiple business units, comparing and analyzing actual results against both budget and forecast numbers.
  • Performed assigned account reconciliations of asset and liability accounts associated with accounts receivable, variance analysis, and month-end close responsibilities.
  • Analyze financial statement results and perform variance analysis/explanations on income and balance sheet accounts according to company policy and practices.
  • Prepared budget and developed reporting for multiple product lines including variance analysis for business leaders as well as corporate office.
  • Calculate and process biweekly payroll, prepare monthly variance analysis and account reconciliations, make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Prepared and communicated monthly detailed variance analysis of actual results by understanding the drivers of any changes in forecast.
  • Managed the monthly financial close for multiple clients including financial statement preparation, account reconciliation and variance analysis.
  • Prepared financial statements, variance analysis and resolution in addition to creating specialized reporting for all management levels.
  • Analyzed budgets to generate cash flow projections, payment schedules owner distributions/contributions and actual V. budget variance analysis.
  • Prepare the monthly variance analysis reports for major subsidiaries including research/analysis of significant variances and provide related commentary.
  • Assisted in process improvement for efficiency while maintaining high quality budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Analyzed monthly variance analysis for revenue items and assisted Property Management in explaining profit and loss variances.
  • Analyzed and prepared monthly financial statement variance analysis commentary on actual results against forecast/budget and prior year.
  • Influenced financial management decisions by providing actual-to-budget and trend variance analysis as well as communicating significant changes.
  • Perform variance analysis, identifying key drivers and financial measures to ensure financial statements are accurate.
  • Coordinate all account reconciliations including bank reconciliations, variance analysis and complete resolution of reconciling items.
  • Prepared month-end general ledger closing entries and reconciliations of various accounts along with variance analysis.
  • Performed financial statement variance analysis for monthly operating results, quarterly projections and fiscal year-end.
  • Prepare monthly depreciation expense variance analysis to identify causes of material variances over prior month.
  • Produced monthly reporting that included: variance analysis, cost savings opportunities and updated forecasts.

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8. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reviewed various financial activities for reasonableness, accuracy, compliance to internal controls/policies and determination of correct US GAAP accounting treatment.
  • Completed all statutory filing checklists and GAAP reporting responsibilities in compliance with accounting standards, procedures and insurance regulatory.
  • Prepared footnotes to comply with GAAP/Sarbanes-Oxley requirements on leased obligations and provided supporting financial reports as backup.
  • Managed and consolidated quarterly and annual reporting for North American operations in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepared designated segments of periodic financial statements and reports, applying familiarity with GAAP.
  • Performed reconciliations for corporate loans and reconciliations for IFRS versus GAAP revenue recognition.
  • Conduct all accounting transactions and update accounting policy/procedures according to GAAP,
  • Furnished management with monthly financial statements in conformity with GAAP.
  • Developed analysis for presentation to management on GAAP basis.
  • Prepared financial statements with related GAAP disclosures.
  • Maintained accurate GAAP financial reporting.
  • Prepare and analyze Consolidated Balance sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flow for all subsidiaries based on GAAP accounting.
  • Expense report coding and Journal entries, GL account mapping, closing an opening new accounts in compliance with US-GAAP and JGAAP
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheets and income statements for foreign entities and prepare consolidated financial reports in accordance to GAAP standards.
  • Supervised 2 accountants and oversaw cash G/L entries (including association settlements and merchant funding) in accordance with GAAP standards.
  • Planned and conducted Administered highly specialized, professional level, accounting duties according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Record monthly revenue & expenses for 39 operated and non-operated offshore fields, while ensuring compliance with ONRR and GAAP regulations.
  • Manage AP, AR, and Payroll - Facilitate annual, independent audit in accordance with GAAP and Governmental Accounting standards.
  • Prepared monthly accrual and prepaid expense entries, ensuring results were in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Audited work flow to ensure that all accounting transactions are processed accurately and in compliance with industry and GAAP standards.

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9. Intercompany Transactions

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Here's how Intercompany Transactions is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reviewed InterCompany Transactions for accuracy, including Foreign Currencies.
  • Reconciled intercompany transactions across approximately 50 companies/databases.
  • Collaborate with corporate tax division to ensure compliance of intercompany transactions with business unit agreements as well as foreign tax policy.
  • Worked directly with location general managers and controller, overseeing all cash management activities, including loan transactions and intercompany transactions.
  • Performed monthly and yearly reporting and billing to Greenpeace International and other Greenpeace International and regional offices for intercompany transactions.
  • Record intercompany transactions and worked with project managers to complete monthly project financial projections and meet accounting and project deadlines.
  • Reviewed currency conversion of intercompany transactions, created a model to semi-automate the calculation process to improve its revision.
  • Prepare reconciliation of financial data and oversee the reconciliation of intercompany transactions to ensure accuracy of account information.
  • Analyzed financial statements of international subsidiaries in Sydney, Australia and the UK and coordinated intercompany transactions.
  • Analyze and correct client bookkeeping issues related to retained earnings, depreciation and intercompany transactions among others.
  • Complete step plans to document the accounting for specified intercompany transactions and draft related technical accounting memo.
  • Determined required elimination entries, FX valuation and coordinating with subsidiaries to ensure intercompany transactions were accurate.
  • Conversed with U.S. and International subsidiary companies and the International Parent company for reconciliation of intercompany transactions.
  • Allocate common operational expenses among all communities such as utilities, overnight service, and intercompany transactions.
  • Improved efficiency and accuracy of processing journal entries that included accruals, allocations and intercompany transactions.
  • Provide support to the foreign subsidiary including monitoring/conduct intercompany transactions in both USD and foreign currencies.
  • Prepared International intercompany transactions and reconciled to a monthly invoice and sent to Japan Corporate Headquarters.
  • Tracked intercompany transactions, maintained detailed books and records and ensured accurate and timely settlements.
  • Performed general ledger reconciliations along with adjusting journal entries and intercompany transactions for three entities.
  • Developed processes and took responsibility for accounting for intercompany transactions following acquisition of the brand.

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10. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared corporate and individual federal and state income tax returns and advised of tax advantages and disadvantages of certain business decisions.
  • Prepared state corporate income tax returns and miscellaneous returns for twenty different states for the consolidation and individual subsidiaries.
  • Coordinated and facilitated audit engagements as well as reviewed all audited reports and corporate income tax returns.
  • Prepared multiple income tax returns, extensive write-up for compilation/review, and financial statements.
  • Formulated monthly and annual financial statements and prepared corporate and personal income tax returns.
  • Prepared numerous personal income tax returns ranging from light to extremely difficult.
  • Prepared schedules and accumulated information for federal and state income tax returns.
  • Prepared business advisory letters, partnership and corporate income tax returns.
  • Help individual taxpayers prepare income tax returns with accuracy and integrity.
  • Prepared financial statements, individual and corporate income tax returns.
  • Prepared Corporate/Individual Income tax returns, Personal Property tax returns.
  • Prepared annual/quarterly/monthly filings for state besides income tax returns.
  • Review and preparation of corporate and individual income tax returns
  • Supervised and reviewed individual income tax returns.
  • Prepared corporate and trust income tax returns, prepared Illinois sales/use tax and Federal and State payroll tax returns and compilations.
  • Prepared corporate, partnership and individual income tax returns, processed sales tax returns and federal and state payroll tax returns.
  • Provided tax reporting financial package to internal and external tax accountants for filing of all foreign and domestic income tax returns.
  • Prepare income tax returns for corporations (C Corp. & S Corp.), individuals, partnerships, and non-for-profit organizations.
  • Prepared individual, partnership, and corporate income tax returns and worked on compilations, reviews, and audits of businesses.
  • Prepared approximately 140 - 150 individual income tax returns and related state and local filings out of approximately 375 in total.

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11. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Facilitated monthly general ledger closing by numerous journal entry preparations, various account analysis and other special projects.
  • Handled special projects and responsible for making financial decisions and recommendations of the organization.
  • Developed and maintained Hyperion reports for management reporting and tasked with various special projects.
  • Reviewed continuous improvement projects for accounting validations and assisted with ROI on special projects.
  • Prepared financial/statistical reports and perform special projects including budgeting and forecasting as needed.
  • Conducted special projects including financial modeling for current operations and new ventures.
  • Conducted financial analysis for year-end audit and or special projects for management.
  • Supported year-end audits in collaboration with auditors and completed special projects.
  • Collaborated with President/CFO on special projects and supervised 4-person accounting team.
  • Prepared analysis reports quarterly, and special projects when necessary.
  • Support the annual operating forecast process and special projects designated.
  • Assisted Controller and management with special projects and financial reporting.
  • Spearheaded special projects related to contributions projections and cost reduction initiatives
  • Participate or lead special projects as deemed necessary by management.
  • Supervised Property Accountants and performed special projects as needed.
  • Performed various special projects including projections and litigation support.
  • Manage inter-company reconciliations and supervise special projects as needed.
  • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.
  • Analyzed, researched and prepared special projects for upper management
  • Manage special projects and management reporting as assigned.

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12. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reconciled A/P and created procedures to decrease audit attention and increase processing productivity.
  • Composed effective accounting and reports summarizing A/P data department.
  • Reviewed, processed and supervised on a weekly basis - project invoicing, A/P check run and independent contractor check run.
  • Handle full circle accounting duties from A/P to financial close including g the monthly closing of two separate closely related entities.
  • Manage full cycle of accounting operations, including A/R, A/P, bank reconciliations, financial statements and variance analysis report.
  • Performed full-cycle day to day accounting operations including all A/R, A/P, P/R, and G/L maintenance for multiple entities.
  • Performed day-to-day accounting functions including expense recognition and allocation, fixed assets, A/P, A/R, and bank reconciliations.
  • Manage daily and monthly activities for 120 physical therapy clinics including A/P, A/R, and monthly sales tax filings.
  • Teamed with the Controller to overhaul & automate the commission process, reducing A/P processing time by nearly 50%.
  • Conducted monthly A/P accrual meetings to review each A/P clerk's accruals for accuracy and upload to Lawson Financial System.
  • Performed all accounting functions: A/P, A/R, payroll, G/L, budgeting, financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Backed up financial personnel in A/P, Payroll, Sales and Use tax, financial closes, and financial reporting.
  • Completed full accounting cycle, A/P, A/R, bank reconciliations, general accounting entries, and financial statements.
  • Processed Accounts payable and reviewing the expenses for the different companies, supervised the A/P team and review expenses.
  • Work with A/R and A/P staff to ensure revenues and expenses are recorded in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Travel to the different facilities and train all new A/P clerks and check all invoices to ensure proper coding.
  • Implemented G/L package modules; set up the A/P and A/R modules, asset accountability, and filing system.
  • Managed A/P, A/R, general ledger, budgets, tax returns, reconciliations, audits and financial statements.
  • Analyze data at month end for revenue recognition, matching, and collection purposes for both A/R and A/P.
  • Maintained general ledger, monthly budgets and expenses for two locations, full A/P and A/R, inventory.

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13. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Managed annual budget preparation and prepared budget presentation, with assistance from operational management through completion to the senior management.
  • Assist with the annual budgeting, periodical financial forecast and re-forecasting process related to payroll related expenses.
  • Allocated annual budgets for executive senior management and provided variance analysis for budget forecast versus actual.
  • Coordinated the entire annual budgeting process including budget distribution, preparation and inputting into the system.
  • Prepare annual budgets, monthly variance analysis, and monthly forecasts for Non-Regulated generation facilities.
  • Provided financial support for quarterly forecast and annual budget including updating models in Hyperion Pillar.
  • Participate in annual budget process and provide recommendations for revenue improvements and cost savings opportunities.
  • Provide monthly budget analysis and prepare annual budget including projection of non-interest income.
  • Created spreadsheets instrumental in annual budgeting process including labor and departmental spending forecasts.
  • Assisted property manager's with annual budget preparations including formatting and input.
  • Developed annual budget preparation through Excel worksheets * Implemented a paperless payroll system
  • Prepared annual budgets, quarterly expense-income forecasts and monthly cash flow projections.
  • Established, implemented, and effectively managed facility's annual budgeting system.
  • Assisted with preparation of annual budget and periodic forecasts for assigned departments.
  • Managed the annual budget for capital expenditures, capitalized interest and depreciation.
  • Prepared annual budget and sales forecast using historical trends and industry averages.
  • Participated in annual budget formulation for facility expenses based on historical data.
  • Developed annual budget, analyzed business trends and daily operating costs.
  • Prepare and analyze annual budget, financial statements and monthly reconciliations.
  • Partnered with departmental managers to prepare quarterly projections and annual budgets.

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14. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Summarized risks and opportunities within each business unit on a monthly basis and reported results to Corporate Controller and Senior Management.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements and related reports on a monthly basis in order to enhance management analysis.
  • Prepared inventory reconciliation from general ledger to perpetual inventory on a monthly basis and inventory roll-forward schedules.
  • Full responsibility for analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and reporting on variances.
  • Conduct balance sheet and income statement account analysis and reconciliation on monthly basis.
  • Performed departmental variance analysis and discussions with department managers on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzed and reconciled accounts payable general ledger activity on a monthly basis.
  • Present and interpret financial information with business manager on a monthly basis.
  • Publish project profitability and status reports to management on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzed and prepared depreciation and fixed asset schedules on a monthly basis
  • Maintain asset and liability account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared and reviewed account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Communicated and allocated third-party points on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared consolidated Financial Statements on a monthly basis.
  • Maintained account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Certified and made adjusting entries to cash, Fixed Assets, Prepaid Expenses and Accrued Liability accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Performed analysis and approval of AP, AR, and invoices with a focus on budgetary awareness on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis; report on variances to budget, forecast while resolving accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Provide financial analysis on a monthly basis for eleven departments including analysis of MTD/YTD actual expenses vs. budget vs. prior year.
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, expense and revenue journal entries as well as account analysis on a monthly basis.

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15. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Perform SOX testing and receive final approval for system reports required for management, financial reporting and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Re-mapped general ledger and implemented scorecard processes to ensure compliance with corporate SOX reporting requirements.
  • Assisted interim and year-end audit requests including J-SOX testing coordinating between internal and external auditors.
  • Validated and reconciled Business Warehouse to SAP for SOX documentation, maintaining governmental compliance.
  • Analyzed several general ledger accounts and ensured compliance with newly adopted SOX regulations.
  • Maintained and prepared audit required SOX documentation on expense and liability accounts.
  • Developed critical controls document and process narratives to comply with SOX requirements.
  • Performed various internal SOX testing procedures and coordinated departmental SOX testing implementation
  • Developed SOX documentation for multiple disciplines at regional office.
  • Partner with business units and cross-functions to ensure capital expenditures are recorded and reported in accordance with SOX compliance and policies.
  • Assisted with SOX compliance related efforts including internal audits, documentation of controls and the support of process and procedure improvement.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting packages as well as preparation of audit and SOX support documents.
  • Prepared and recorded the journal entries for revenue & expense accruals, including maintenance of ledger accounts to be SOX compliant.
  • Worked with outside auditors during annual and SOX audits; and during the conversion of financial reporting from GAAP to IFRS.
  • Analyze the company s application, controls, and disclosure requirements regarding Enterprises Resource Planning and SOX section 404 compliance.
  • Assisted in audits with company's external auditor, SOX auditor and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).
  • Maintain SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) compliance in keeping support documents, journals and schedules for internal and external audits.
  • Implemented GR/IR reporting through SAP Business Objects reducing monthly reconciliation and SOX Control preparation from 4 hours to one.
  • Compiled internal and external audit requests, including SEC Filings (10-Q and 10-K), and SOX compliance.
  • Organized, reviewed, and provided billing audit documents per SOX requirements and assisted in establishing policy and procedures.

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16. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Work with CFO and Controller to develop company policies ensuring adequacy of internal controls and to identify potential areas for improvement.
  • Implemented and documented effective internal controls for capital expenditure reconciliation to streamline operations and ensure compliance with guidelines such as Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Handled the planning and implementation of audit objectives; evaluation of internal controls and preparation of related reports to senior management.
  • Assisted in establishing and monitoring internal controls to identify problem areas and determine the actions required to improve operating program effectiveness.
  • Streamlined loan origination and funding process, and developed internal controls to ensure loan production remained consistent with investor commitments.
  • Maximized operations and improved staff retention by executing state-of-the-art internal controls and process improvements while ensuring adherence to regulatory standards.
  • Assist in maintaining and improving adequate internal controls over financial procedures and reporting in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and internal policy.
  • Organized the company's financial control systems prepared audit schedules coordinated responses/follow-up; and ensured adherence to internal controls.
  • Performed detailed audits of numerous businesses and recommended improvements in client's system procedures, documentation and internal controls.
  • Communicated with all levels of client management in evaluating accounting systems and related internal controls and recommendations for improvement.
  • Assess risks and internal controls by evaluating financial processes, identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies and operational weaknesses.
  • Develop and implement procedures and policies to improve effectiveness and efficiently, maintain internal controls and fiscal discipline.
  • Identified, documented and communicated recommendations for improvement regarding business processes and internal controls with senior client management.
  • Perform detailed financial audits for clients and recommended improvements to internal controls, system procedures and documentation.
  • Assisted in reviewing control deficiencies, updating internal control documentation, and implementing all documented internal controls.
  • Evaluated client operations, accounting systems and internal controls in order to provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop procedures, internal controls and administrative structure for a start-up organization operating in multiple states.
  • Prepare SOX internal control related documentation and work with internal controls specialist on quality assurance projects.
  • Assisted with internal and external audits with concerns about implementation/maintenance of accounting procedures and internal controls.
  • Evaluated procedural internal controls for accounting and ensured compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley including participating in SOX testing.

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17. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared audit schedules and provided internal and external auditors with information to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley and quarterly and annual audit requirements.
  • Empowered successful audit outcomes as key contributor to annual audit by performing overall management and serving as liaison for external auditors
  • Managed annual audit process with external auditors and coordinated with tax department for preparation of estimated and finalized k-1 issuance.
  • Provided exceptional support for external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits by monitoring purchasing functions and training staff.
  • Supported the preparation of year end consolidated financial statements and footnote disclosures in accordance with annual audit requirements.
  • Participated in audit process through preparation of audit schedule and gathering of information for annual audit as necessary.
  • Prepared and reviewed quarterly reports, annual audited financial statements, annual budgets and provided cash management.
  • Assisted with quarterly reviews and annual audits for outside auditors, including account reconciliations and operations memos.
  • Streamlined and automated the preparation of the annual audited variable life insurance separate account financial statements.
  • Perform year-end physical inventory and liaison with internal/external auditors for annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Review of annual audited financial statements and preparation of monthly financial reports for multiple entities.
  • Coordinated annual audits together with external firms to re-evaluate and update internal procedures manual.
  • Assisted external auditors as required during quarterly reviews and annual audits of financial statements.
  • Compiled documentation and prepared supporting schedules necessary for the quarterly reviews and annual audits.
  • Maintained cost accounting system, analyzed and reconciled inventory and managed annual audit.
  • Coordinated annual audit working papers, facilitating completion of annual audited financial statements.
  • Managed the annual audit and quarterly review activity with external and government auditors.
  • Worked closely with our external auditors to facilitate quarterly reviews and annual audits.
  • Performed review of annual audited financial statements including tie-in to internal financial statements.
  • Communicated with external auditors on Sarbanes-Oxley testing and quarterly / annual audits.

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18. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared, reviewed and updated monthly general ledger close processes including analysis and commentary presented to senior management.
  • Prepare consolidating and eliminating journal entries for monthly close process, including inter-company accounts and investments in subsidiaries.
  • Identified and implemented systems and process enhancements to increase productivity and streamline close process and reporting cycle.
  • Streamlined monthly close process by eliminating 16 hours for processing material movements and posting closing inventory balances.
  • Performed month-end close process responsibilities, including processing of journal entries and general ledger account reconciliation.
  • Assist Regional Business Directors Nationwide during close process to ensure all entries/reports/policies and procedures are met
  • Participated in month end close process ensuring that transactions were recorded timely and accurately.
  • Analyzed and reconciled Underwriting system monthly data for accuracy during monthly close process.
  • Reviewed and registered transactions in general ledger during monthly close process.
  • Lead process improvement initiative surrounding close process and documentation.
  • Coordinated monthly close process through financial statement creation.
  • Managed daily accounting activities and monthly/quarterly close processes.
  • Documented account reconciliation and close processes.
  • Prepare month-end close process and preparation of back-up schedules while working with the accounting team to comply with complex GAAP principles.
  • Manage the monthly close process while coordinating with different departments to make sure all numbers are reported on a timely basis.
  • Facilitate month end close process and assist FP&A team during close in reviewing costs and preparing the necessary adjustments.
  • Complete the financial month-end close process and preparation of financial statements by engaging in critical and confidential aspects of accounting.
  • Coordinate month-end close process, review and prepare monthly journal entries and evaluate complex transactions and record corresponding journal entries.
  • Coordinated month-end close process, which included posting assets in FA, running depreciation and posting entries to General Ledger.
  • Perform month end close processes and prepare financial statements working with Department Management to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

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19. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepare year-end and semi-annual review and compilation engagements for privately owned companies in manufacturing, wholesale, real estate and retail.
  • Audit portfolio included commercial and residential real estate, hotels, apparel, manufacturers, distributors and professional services companies.
  • Provided financial reporting and oversight for domestic and international real estate subsidiaries with assets under management of over 2 billion.
  • Developed and implemented accounting system for inter-company transactions between a real estate client's management company and twenty-four related companies.
  • Full accounting responsibility for multiple Commercial and residential real estate, Property Management and solar energy developmental companies.
  • Prepared and tracked impounds allocation, amortization schedule, real estate/personal/franchise taxes payments, and utility deposits schedule.
  • Analyzed production/real estate construction budget versus actual variances for reasonableness, determining causes of large or unusual items.
  • Prepared audit shells including financial statements and footnotes for various separate real estate development and non-profit entities.
  • Initiated annual real estate and insurance billing improvements reducing collection time and increasing timeliness of cash flow.
  • Collaborated effectively with Real Estate Managers and researched and resolved all accounting issues and adjusting entries.
  • Provided personalized tax and accounting services for clients in Hospitality, Real Estate and Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Prepare the quarterly consolidation of financial results and fair market value of real estate investor/investment portfolios.
  • Prepared quarterly external financial reports and tax statements for real estate holding company.
  • Reviewed completed financial reports for 16 publicly traded real estate partnerships for accuracy.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual common area maintenance reconciliation and real estate tax reconciliation.
  • Coordinated accounting and financial operations for commercial and multifamily real estate portfolios.
  • Administered all financial decisions and accounting for small Real Estate subsidiary company.
  • Prepared accounting entries for real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financing transactions.
  • Maintained working relationship between accounting function and Real Estate and Engineering departments.
  • Prepared and reviewed tenant billings for operating and real estate escalations.

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20. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Facilitated implementation process of two new business accounts with QuickBooks and payroll services including grant submission and review.
  • Performed software conversion from QuickBooks to Sage Timberline for Peninsular Engineering and Peninsular Properties.
  • Bank Reconciliations and Financial Statements prepared using QuickBooks and Creative Solutions Accounting Program.
  • Updated and maintained General Ledger and Monthly Financial Statements using QuickBooks.
  • Prepared bank reconciliations using Excel, QuickBooks/Online QuickBooks accounting software.
  • Created customized financial and marketing reports utilizing QuickBooks software.
  • Consolidated field office's QuickBooks into Corporate Headquarters.
  • Established and developed client accounting systems using QuickBooks.
  • Performed QuickBooks admin jobs - support/setup/handling.
  • Generated internal financial statements using QuickBooks.
  • Subject matter for implementation of ERP during systems conversion from QuickBooks to QAD and provided post-go-live maintenance as acting system administrator.
  • Core team member in vetting, choosing and implementing $500K ERP system - transitioned from QuickBooks/MS PWA/MS CRM to NetSuite/OpenAir.
  • Processed and reviewed several small business clients' transactions in QuickBooks, reconciling to bank, credit card and/or payroll statements.
  • Maintain the various ledger accounts including reconciliation of the revenue accounts, expenditures, and cash balances in QuickBooks Pro.
  • Input all accounting records, performed debit, credit and total accounts on QuickBooks; served as liaison with company accountant
  • Assisted and trained the new hiring for AP and Payroll process, review her work before uploading to QuickBooks.
  • Maintain accounting records by use of QuickBooks for clients retained by office which included but not limited to payroll.
  • Set up Profit & Loss and cash flow forecast in QuickBooks to improve availability of financial information for management.
  • Trained key employees in QuickBooks, which led to cleaner bookkeeping and lowered external costs by leveraging internal resources.
  • Entered QuickBooks entries of bills, purchase orders, cash receipts, general journal entries and financial reports.

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21. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reconciled monthly bank statements, processed semi-monthly payroll using ADP and monitored cash disbursements and monthly vendor payment reports.
  • Used ADP's Payroll program with Time and Attendance to process payroll for 200+ hourly and salary employees at nine locations.
  • Experience includes knowledge of accounting principles, Microsoft Excel and Word, ADP Payroll, and MAS90 Job Cost Accounting Software.
  • Processed semi-monthly payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees using ADP and provided financial analysis support, including costing reports and analyses.
  • Reviewed all vendor invoices from AP Subsidiary Ledger and ADP Payroll Registers to properly record all expenses on an accrual basis.
  • Set up ADP payroll for company, initially responsible for processing, then trained another, but oversight of payroll.
  • Teamed with HR on bi-weekly payroll for all sites and provide wire transfer amounts to ADP for approval by CFO.
  • Reconciled ADP payroll for 260 employees * Assisted with implementation and customization of PeopleSoft Financial module (general ledger).
  • Reviewed, reconciled and recorded ADP Concur employees travel expenses download against the approved expense report submitted to their supervisors.
  • Retained to assist in the conversion from CORE to ADP/Impact securities operation process sub-system to interface with Stars General Ledger.
  • Update and reconcile current SUI rates with ADP system, work with payroll administrator regarding quarterly tax calculation and payments.
  • Maintained ADP payroll system overview responsibility along with daily reviews focusing on Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and payroll input.
  • Managed Human Resources for 50 employees, ADP payroll, benefits administration, safety and Drug Free Workplace compliance.
  • Provided financial and statistical reports to CFO and Accounting Manager * Assisted with payroll processing using ADP payroll system.
  • Joined forces with ADP Payroll to map biweekly payroll journal reducing entry time from 10 hours to 2 hours.
  • Processed payroll for semi-monthly and monthly employees and consultants accurately and efficiently using ADP (Payroll Software).
  • Assisted HR staff with payroll processing of 6 companies and over 400 employees using ADP payroll processing system.
  • Project Lead on the conversion of staff to new departments in ADP and in budget are forecast models.
  • Post payroll weekly (on/off cycle) journal entries after verifying matching of Novartis reports to ADP reports.
  • Perform bank and account reconciliations, ADP payroll entries, journal entries, and month end close procedures.

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22. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Managed the review, enhancement, and creation of department policy and procedure documentation required for Sarbanes-Oxley auditing and compliance.
  • Reviewed daily and monthly procedures to insure proper documentation was created to meet GAAP, Gaming Regulatory and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Utilized newly established internal control structures in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act regarding journal entry and account reconciliation processes.
  • Maintain relational databases and confirmed internal controls were in compliance with Enterprise Accounting Policies and Procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Maintained Sarbanes-Oxley efficient and accurate documentation to support internal and external auditors which helped keep audit expense down.
  • Assured the reliability and accuracy of financial statements conformed to regulatory standards set by GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Developed process to monitor and maintain documentation supporting Sarbanes-Oxley financial control compliance and presented updates to management.
  • Set up internal control systems and procedures for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and assured consistent application throughout the company.
  • Performed monthly documentation required by Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and submitted data to corporate accounting on a quarterly basis.
  • Assisted with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for cash management, hotel revenue, corporate allocations and information technology.
  • Developed Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation and wrote policy and procedures for accounts receivable collection and cash applications.
  • Performed balance sheet reconciliations ensuring all documentation was in accordance with internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley procedures.
  • Performed analysis, documentation and testing of internal controls to ensure that Sarbanes-Oxley requirements were maintained.
  • Audit and advisory, management and Sarbanes-Oxley consulting and external financial reporting services for twelve clients
  • Prepared and maintained monthly financial statements, in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley departmental audit activities.
  • Ensured internal controls over accounting processes were followed and were in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Prepared internal control documentation and testing for various processes in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Assisted in the implementation of accounts receivable and financial reporting internal controls for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Delegated to audit Accounts Payable and Payroll for Sarbanes-Oxley reporting with local international company.
  • Collaborated with CFO and Controller to develop procedures that ensured compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

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23. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Developed revenue recognition presentations to analyze key drivers of product returns in an effort to eliminate the possibility of channel stuffing.
  • Designed and maintained Revenue Recognition Controls specifically for international groups by working with contacts to develop and maintain strong controls.
  • Ensured revenue identification, originating revenue recognition spreadsheet recognized revenue with go-live dates, complying with company policies and procedures.
  • Documented and provided explanatory language to the auditors' opinion regarding integrated revenue recognition procedures for the international business department.
  • Reviewed contracts, determining revenue recognition type, calculating revenue allocation, and approving invoicing requests from Customer Service team.
  • Reviewed an average of 20 contracts monthly, ensuring accurate revenue recognition by eliminating need for unnecessary journal entries.
  • Prepared monthly closings including journal entry booking, budget reconciliation, revenue recognition, financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Familiarized with revenue recognition, accrue expense, and other procedures or guidelines established for maintaining supporting schedules.
  • Calculate GAAP-based revenue recognition entries for multiple-element sales orders, including preparing and recording related journal entries.
  • Defined and instituted invoicing procedures and improved revenue recognition for non-oncology and oncology lines of business.
  • Researched revenue recognition matters and wrote technical memos supporting revenue recognition positions of new complex projects.
  • Managed accounts receivable and billing, and negotiated payment terms with focus on revenue recognition methodology.
  • Participated in proper revenue recognition in accordance with the revenue policy and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Completed a revenue recognition analysis/ booked appropriate entries related to revenue using two different revenue schedules.
  • Analyzed revenue recognition, supervised collections, prepared daily cash collection and bank deposit reports.
  • Supervised complex accounting functions and addressed items such as revenue recognition and variable interest entities.
  • Developed improved revenue recognition model and moved accounting from completed project to percent complete model.
  • Review sales arrangements to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with internal revenue policies.
  • Developed communication with project managers in revenue recognition, and IT managers for fixed assets
  • Maintained deferred revenue schedule compliance with revenue recognition principles and posted necessary journal entries.

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24. Expense Reports

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Here's how Expense Reports is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Excel Spreadsheet Development to improve general accounting functions including automated expense reports and day to day transaction reports.
  • Audited and evaluated expense reports submitted by employees in accordance with established department policies and procedures.
  • Helped develop an expense analysis of each lawyer/mediator, leading to acted-upon monthly expense reports recommendations.
  • Review invoices and expenditure expense reports for proper authorization and account coding.
  • Designed and implemented a reporting process for consolidated monthly detail expense reports.
  • Generated and verified employee expense reports before submitting to business leaders.
  • Prepared financial reports for controller including monthly revenue and expense reports.
  • Generated custom cost/expense reports for project managers and upper management.
  • Handled General Ledger and financial statement and departmental expense reports.
  • Analyzed monthly financial statements, balance sheet and income/expense reports.
  • Review employee expense reports for accuracy and tax implications
  • Reviewed travel and entertainment expense reports.
  • Monitor and approve partner expense reports/reimbursements.
  • Reconciled accounts and processed expense reports.
  • Review, audit and process employee expense reports, ensuring accuracy in accordance with company policy and appropriate charges to projects.
  • Compile monthly expense reports by task codes for the branch office; provide feedback on utilization rates as per approved budget.
  • Monitored other accounts payable functions such as aging, check drafting, printing of check registers and processing of expense reports.
  • Utilize accounting software to make general ledgers entries, process purchase orders, invoices, expense reports and run payroll.
  • Performed detailed review of employee expense reports for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to the travel and entertainment policy.
  • Established yearly provision rates, performed Initial Direct Cost (IDC) calculations, expense reports and calculated collector bonuses.

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25. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Provided guidance during implementation of MarcParc Valet Customer Relationship Management software.
  • Coordinate with external CPA/Auditor for Financial reports as required.
  • Calculated monthly and quarterly sales commissions utilized ACCPAC.
  • Prepared Financial Statements for submission to CPA/Auditors.
  • Switched to Intuit payroll service from CPA firm payroll service, which decrease 50% of expense spent on payroll preparation.
  • Provide effective liaison between all companies and outside Legal Counsel for contract preparation and outside CPA firm for year-end tax preparation.
  • Coordinated with the quarterly bank audit and yearly CPA audit, and extremely saved the audit time and reduced the cost.
  • Assisted CPA firms with Fixed Asset details on acquisitions, deletions and useful lives for tax returns prepared by their firm.
  • Prepared schedules as required to prepare annual tax returns and assisted in the finalization of the tax package for the CPA
  • Worked closely with and completed projects for external CPA's as needed including month-end and year-end reports and account reconciliations.
  • Comply financial data for interim and yearly audit by CPA firm * Assist in complying annual budget information for department heads
  • Collaborated closely with the Controller, external CPA firm, and manufacturing plant directors to collect and report accurate data.
  • Assist the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with quarterly and end of the year financial statements and tax returns.
  • Performed field and reporting work for municipal audits, bookkeeping and reporting functions for various clients of the CPA firm.
  • Prepared the transfer pricing calculation for the entire organization including a yearly review of the process with external CPA firm.
  • Developed internal controls to validate the accuracy of the general ledger entries through Accounting Interface and Sage / ACCPAC.
  • Prepared a majority of adjusting journal entries for CPA tax consultant, after fiscal year end preliminary hard closing.
  • Worked with outside CPA on quarterly reporting, tax return, and maintaining all depreciation and amortization of assets.
  • Reviewed individual and corporate tax returns for a firm of approximately 25 CPA's and 15 ancillary staff members.
  • Worked with CPA to prepare tax returns, and collaborated with outside firms to audit the various Davis entities.

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26. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Create and improve management reports utilizing various internal systems to report revenue, expense and allocation more efficiently and accurately.
  • Ensured accounting transaction integrity, accuracy, consistency and uniformity through maintenance of general ledger system and other management reports.
  • Provided daily/monthly financial and management reports -Maintained telephone, staff and vendors on receivable matters as directed by manager.
  • Prepare monthly accounting reports and schedules that are incorporated into the monthly property management reports submitted to owners.
  • Assigned additional responsibilities of planning and budgeting audit engagements, staff instruction, and preparation of management reports.
  • Assist management on numerous projects including revenue analysis, trend analysis, and numerous key senior management reports.
  • Prepared management reports to management on audit findings, which may include significant deficiencies or material weaknesses.
  • Utilized Hyperion Smart View to recreate and automate management reports following go-live of Oracle Hyperion Financial Management.
  • Participated in month-end close including general ledger reconciliation, preparation of Financial Statements and other management reports.
  • Participated in the preparation and development of month- end and year-end financial statements and management reports.
  • Guaranteed that all financial reporting deadlines for consolidated corporate results and internal management reports were accomplished.
  • Facilitated the preparation of internal management reports and participated in quarterly financial review with executive management.
  • Managed the debt portfolio for emerging markets, prepared senior management reports and quarterly Financial Statements.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and related analysis, including recurring and special request management reports.
  • Produced and analyzed internal management reports and external regulatory reports, including the annual report.
  • Designed executive management reports detailing revenue and profitability analysis by customer and strategic business units.
  • Prepared management reports and financial summaries using Microsoft Excel detailing company's financial position.
  • Reviewed monthly property management reports including electronic data for posting to the accounting system.
  • Strengthen internal control procedures and processes; provide management reports for executive management review.
  • Created new customize management reports; substantially reduced audit adjustments through better financial controls.

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27. Audit Schedules

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Here's how Audit Schedules is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Facilitated internal and external audits to ensure accurate recording and complete documentation, including preparing and reviewing annual audit schedules.
  • Prepare audit schedules, resolve audit issues identified by external auditors, prepare depreciation and other fixed asset-related entry adjustments.
  • Managed preparation of monthly general ledger account and cash reconciliations, journal entries, inter-company accounting and year-end audit schedules.
  • Prepared month end consolidated financial statements, financial analysis, and budget cost management and audit schedules preparation.
  • Prepared audit schedules and utilize professional knowledge of accounting principles and procedures in carrying out complex assignments.
  • Prepared quarterly balance sheet, preliminary and final annual audit schedules and monthly salesmen performance reports.
  • Provided complete audit schedules with supporting documentation for direct submission to auditors after review by Controller.
  • Assisted/advised operations staff in preparing/understanding of audit schedules as well as prepared other schedules as assigned.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual audited financial statements with detailed audit schedules for current and potential investors.
  • Facilitated the quarter-end and year-end financial audits by preparing audit schedules and answering auditors questions.
  • Coordinated and completed annual audit schedules and assembled data for tax and regulatory filings.
  • Provided assistance to the quarterly audit by preparing audit schedules requested by external auditors.
  • Prepared requested audit schedules for external auditors and answer auditors questions regarding those schedules.
  • Prepare audit schedules and comparative income statement flux analysis to the external auditors.
  • Compiled and reviewed supporting audit schedules; assisted external auditors during year-end close.
  • Prepared and maintained audit schedules and interacted with independent auditors at year-end audit.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, audit schedules, and associated analysis of statements.
  • Facilitated the audit of company financial statements through preparation of audit schedules.
  • Worked directly with external auditors to provide supporting documentations and audit schedules.
  • Recorded monthly depreciation expense and prepared fixed asset roll forward audit schedules.

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28. Year-End Audit

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Here's how Year-End Audit is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Oversee accounting operations, including closing, reporting and reconciliation, and collaborate with auditors on preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Assist in year-end audits and quarterly reviews, including interacting with external auditors and preparing supporting materials during audits.
  • Facilitated SEC filings, interim and year-end audit procedures with external auditors by providing organized supporting documentation.
  • Prepared year-end audit schedules, financial statements and shareholder / investor statements as required.
  • Prepared key performance indicators, collaborated with outside auditors on quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Audit liaison; assisted with quarterly and year-end audits by gathering requested documentation.
  • Assist management with year-end audits by retrieving supporting documentation and preparing summary schedules.
  • Prepared annual occupancy budgets and year-end auditing schedules for approximately 800 retail locations.
  • Assisted with preparation of Year-End audit and performed audit related analysis as required.
  • Prepared schedules and provided requested support for auditors during interim and year-end audits.
  • Provided supporting documentation along with assistance to auditors in performing year-end audits.
  • Served as liaison for year-end audit with external Auditors for international division.
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes Early Professional Experience
  • Participate in year-end audit preparation, coordinate and interface with external auditors.
  • Participated in year-end audit by responding to and researching auditor questions.
  • Provided quarterly and year-end audit support and prepared financial statement footnotes.
  • Provided documents and schedules to auditors during preliminary and year-end audit.
  • Provided outside auditors with information necessary to complete year-end audits.
  • Provided auditors with information and schedules requested for year-end audit.
  • Team Lead in coordinating fiscal year-end audits with independent accounting firm

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29. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reconciled subsidiaries perpetual and general ledger inventory balances and prepared major balance sheet accounts analysis and manufacturing variances review.
  • Assisted management with evaluation of physician performance by designing graphical interpretations of revenues and expenses for comparison purposes.
  • Analyze and interpret financial information for trends, comparison to historical data, accuracy, and reasonableness.
  • Handled new and renewal reinsurance contract programs, interpreted contracts and initiated appropriate reinsurance/general ledger accounting transactions.
  • Designed PowerPoint presentations for quarterly meetings aimed at improving end-user buy-in for future projects and initiatives.
  • Coordinated fixed assets audit for Enterprise Services division and assisted in identifying assets for division ownership.
  • Utilized QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions to record Revenue and Inventory movement until the Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation.
  • Interpret corporate objectives; formulate and recommend policies and programs to establish and improve financial/accounting systems.
  • Analyzed and interpreted complex financial data to determine past financial performance and to project financial probability.
  • Reconciled, identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts by interpreting financial results.
  • Maintained fixed asset schedules and utilize enterprise system to calculate book and tax depreciation and amortization
  • Prepared and interpreted results of key performance indicator report with recommended courses of action.
  • Performed professional accounting activities in the analysis and interpretation of financial statements and reports.
  • Reviewed, researched, interpreted current and historical financial data, supported budget preparation.
  • Interpret and setup compensation plans for all account executives and business development directors.
  • Assisted in the preparation of financial PowerPoint presentations for Business Units and Management.
  • Utilized SAP enterprise software to monitor/update multiple external system interfaces and master files.
  • Reconcile inventory at multiple locations to balance general ledger with perpetual inventory system.
  • Developed numerous management reports and prepared and PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management.
  • Prepared quarterly PowerPoint financial presentation for earnings release conference call with investors.

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30. Ensure Accuracy

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Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepare, examine and analyze complex accounting records and financial reports to ensure accuracy and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Monitored financial performance: formulated, recommended and implemented changes to department policies or procedures to ensure accuracy and reduce costs.
  • Record journal entries and ensure accuracy of information through monthly reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Oversee all A/P transactions to ensure accuracy of everything from implementation of company capital expenditure policy to daily maintenance expenses.
  • Review and perform monthly accounts reconciliations to ensure accuracy and validity of accounting transactions and company books and records.
  • Identified deficient internal controls and implemented corrective controls to ensure accuracy of financial reporting and compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepared monthly financial statement with narratives on monthly performance to ensure accuracy and conformance to GAAP reporting standards.
  • Researched and analyzed consolidated financial statements to ensure accuracy and timely submission of SEC and internal management reporting.
  • Reconciled general ledger with subsidiary ledger and inter-company accounts to ensure accuracy and integrity of the financial reports.
  • Conduct reconciliations of balance sheet asset and liability accounts to ensure accuracy, and identify and resolve discrepancies.
  • Reviewed the work of others to ensure accuracy of reconciliations before providing financial workbook to upper management.
  • Analyzed balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and prepared departmental expense analysis and analyzed variances against budget.
  • Review financial reports submitted by business unit operations and ensure accuracy of transactions processing in the system.
  • Analyzed corporate operating expenses to ensure accuracy and responded to numerous department managers regarding operating expense inquires.
  • Meet with project managers and process owners to ensure accuracy and completeness of information including project budgets.
  • Performed monthly account reconciliations and account analysis to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information.
  • Review all disbursements, accounts receivable and general ledger data to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Manage timely preparation and ensure accuracy of monthly consolidated financial statements for all related companies.
  • Maintained and Renovated systems controls and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate policies.
  • Review capital expenditure projects and work with Development to ensure accuracy of fixed asset records.

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31. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Provide assistance and input to supported organizations on financial management issues to ensure compliance with IRS rules and regulations
  • Oversee First Community Mortgage Responsibility Center breakout project that is prepared by other accountants within the department.
  • Delivered comprehensive first-level support on system processes related to Financial Pre-Consolidation Reporting error identification and resolutions.
  • Redefined travel and entertainment policy procedures enabling company savings and adhering to IRS and auditors specifications.
  • Maintained internal and IRS reporting requirements for approximately 35 executive and sales personnel.
  • Designed and developed the first departmental operations manual with a user-friendly design.
  • Managed overall general ledger transactions of Clinical and Medical Affairs departments.
  • Supervised first-year staff and interns during auditing engagements.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for amortized prepaid, accrue revenue, motor rentals, LIH insurance, repairs and property tax.
  • Conduct a detail-oriented report on all vendors used for both First National and affiliated subsidiaries based on annual or quarterly reports.
  • Consolidated 19 manual reporting excel workbooks into two, the first incorporating the data, the second the business line reporting.
  • Tax return preparation and review of individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and estates, including IRS audits.
  • Review and provide first response to audit findings report as it relates to field work at less than executive level.
  • Directed accounts receivable, accounts payable, as well as collection, foreclosure, repairs, and maintenance of property.
  • Corrected sales tax procedures and reduced back sales taxes and penalties by 95% within first week on the job.
  • Interfaced with Corporate Tax department to resolve IRS issues regarding bonus accrual and insurance accounts (post Hurricane Andrew).
  • Provided year-end tax planning for individuals and corporations and aided clients in resolving tax issues with IRS and various states.
  • Generate accurate monthly balance sheets, income statements, month-end closings with the first 10 working days of each month.
  • Prepare and perform artist settlement in accordance to contract agreement and IRS tax regulations for non-California residents and non-US residents.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for rent, CAM, real estate, maintenance & repairs, and light heat power.

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32. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Perform financial analysis of balance sheet accounts to ensure compliance, integrity of account balances/financial reporting and effectiveness of business processes.
  • Performed field audits of Divisional/Sectional operations to ensure compliance with procedural guidelines as well as the assurance of internal controls.
  • Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with complex government programs, awarded contract requirements, and government accounting requirements.
  • Participate in audits/reviews of client's financial statements and make recommendations to ensure compliance with established procedures and policies.
  • Prepared financial statements and related disclosures to ensure compliance with international and domestic accounting and tax regulations.
  • Developed, maintained, and communicated corporate accounting policies and procedures and performed reviews to ensure compliance.
  • Reconciled agency's financial systems and subsystems to ensure compliance with state and federal operational budget requirements.
  • Designed individual reports to enhance federal and state reporting and ensure compliance with timeliness and reporting.
  • Help develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Worked directly with auditors to ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements and 401k plan administration.
  • Oversee accounting procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards and operating procedures.
  • Audited landlord's calculations to lease provisions to ensure compliance and accuracy of financial obligations.
  • Reviewed policies/procedures related to federal regulations, applicable to credit unions, to ensure compliance.
  • Perform professional accounting work to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and with governmental accounting standards.
  • Develop financial and operational controls and ensure compliance to mitigate internal and external risks.
  • Analyzed and maintained fixed assets to ensure compliance with capitalization and depreciation policy and classifications
  • Work with independent auditors annually to ensure compliance with concentration on payroll/pension expenditures.
  • Reviewed internal control process and tested controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Compiled vendor tax and insurance information to ensure compliance to company requirements.
  • Prepare budget modifications and analysis to ensure compliance with program contract requirements.

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33. Peoplesoft

low Demand
Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Verified the operating performance of PeopleSoft data system and explained significant income statement and balance sheet variances on a regular basis.
  • Subject Matter Expert for system transition from Encore accounting system to PeopleSoft including project costing and asset management systems implementation.
  • Co-designed, tested and implemented new PeopleSoft payroll system panel used in the checks auto-reconciliation and unclaimed property processes.
  • Key participant in the accounting system conversion to PeopleSoft version 9.0 ensuring minimal disruption to operations and reporting deadlines.
  • Accepted new challenge with implementation of PeopleSoft G/L System that provided new opportunities to improve reconciliation process.
  • Developed automated applications surrounding database data extracts and data cleansing routines in Excel, PeopleSoft.
  • Reviewed/analyzed Profit & Loss Report for the assigned business unit using PeopleSoft Accounting System.
  • Generated inter-business unit reports from PeopleSoft that determined which general ledger entries were needed.
  • Recorded monthly assumed premium/loss journal entries in Financial General Ledger using PeopleSoft.
  • Prepare monthly general ledger entries in PeopleSoft and complete monthly account reconciliations.
  • Designed new asset upload procedure through PeopleSoft to streamline asset deprecation schedule.
  • Generated PeopleSoft database queries to evaluate the activity in General Ledger accounts.
  • Prepared Multifamily Journal Entries and input into PeopleSoft General Ledger System.
  • Analyzed financial reports and reconciles general and sub ledgers using PeopleSoft.
  • Prepare journal entry transactions in PeopleSoft, based on supporting documentation.
  • Managed leased/rented and purchased equipment records through PeopleSoft Asset Management module.
  • Entered all Human Resource documents into PeopleSoft system for assigned departments.
  • General ledger reconciliation review, approval and posting via PeopleSoft.
  • Ensured investment related accounts reconciled to PeopleSoft general ledger.
  • Transitioned Great Plains Financial System into PeopleSoft Financial System.

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34. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Manage and work collaboratively with all business units to continue improve or develop reporting procedures that facilitate senior management's decision-making.
  • Prepared monthly Bank and Balance sheet reconciliations for worldwide business units * Conducted monthly variance financial analysis for various accounts.
  • Prepared actual vs. budget variance explanations analysis and trends analysis for 10 developments and 7 property management business units.
  • Participated in the process of analyzing and coordinating quarterly financial projections with various Business Units and Profit Centers.
  • Create budgets/forecasts for business units; incorporating historical productivity information, potentially new clients/business and rate of collections.
  • Discussed open issues with managers when necessary and informed business units to make adjustments to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Completed month-end close process for multiple business units of U.S. energy division of international environmental services company.
  • Summarized the business units monthly Trial Balance and provided to the corporate office for financial statement consolidation.
  • Major contributing resource in the initiative to segregate finance and accounting responsibilities for multiple business units.
  • Collaborated with clients and business units, managing entire sales process and negotiating master customer agreements.
  • Prepared and distributed monthly internal and external financial reporting information to appropriate business units and agencies.
  • Managed month-end close and issued financial statement for different business units, and prepared consolidations.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly profit and loss statements for various business units within Wealth Management.
  • Work with international business units to provide support in systems transitions and provide specialized reports.
  • Reviewed financial reporting packages for reasonableness and coordinated with business units to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Served as facilitator between business units and information systems to define and document project requirements.
  • Reviewed quarterly budget analysis of business units and created analysis packages for corporate distribution.
  • Maintained servers including SQL database management and integration of information submitted by business units.
  • Complete monthly closing procedures including journal entries and report generation for assigned business units.
  • Reviewed all Inter-company Accounts and Reconciliation for various Business Units nationwide and worldwide.

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35. Wire Transfers

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Here's how Wire Transfers is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared wire transfers for international cash transactions by partnering with the Corporate Treasury department.
  • Completed monthly subscription and redemption wire transfers while maintaining sensitive confidential investor information
  • Bank reconciliation on daily basis on checks/wire transfers/expense reimbursements and invoices.
  • Initiated domestic and international wire transfers through online banking system.
  • Performed wire transfers for inter-company accounts and statistical volume reports.
  • Approved and managed domestic and international wire transfers.
  • Prepared and set-up domestic and international wire transfers.
  • Authorized payments and initiated wire transfers.
  • Reviewed all bank account activity, daily cash activity, wire transfers and reviewed the reconciliation of all bank accounts monthly.
  • Cross train team members in Cash Letter Returns, Daily Balancing, Wire Transfers, ATM Single Point Corrections and ACH.
  • Maintained cash activity, performed wire transfers, booked all miscellaneous cash deposits and wires and reconciled bank to book balance.
  • Performed wire transfers among five different international banks to pay invoices using MXN Pesos, GBP, Euros, and USD.
  • Performed SOX testing, prepared wire transfers, journal entries and account reconciliations for the HPS U.S. and Canadian business units.
  • Managed the cash position of the organization and project cash requirements, including wire transfers and review of all bank reconciliations.
  • Prepared journal entries as needed such as consolidated meetings, transfer of activities, medical/outpatient/prescription claims, wire transfers, etc.
  • Manage daily cash position of the company, approve payments, process wire transfers and ensure that accounts receivable are current.
  • Guided the management of the daily cash position and executed wire transfers with the use of the bank online portal.
  • Managed staff fringe benefits, along with preparing and reviewing bank reconciliations, payroll, accounts payable and wire transfers.
  • Cash management: including balance reconciliations, wire transfers and the submissions for proper approvals in accordance with company policies.
  • Assisted with the cash flow management; inter-company and external wire transfers, budgeting and forecasting using advanced excel spreadsheets.

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36. Parent Company

low Demand
Here's how Parent Company is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Provide customer service to senior management, internal departments, external customers, parent company, affiliate organizations and banking institutions.
  • Performed internal financial reporting including uploading month-end data onto parent company's reporting software and make necessary adjustments to pass validations.
  • Analyzed and produced new fiscal budget for new European Parent Company while producing and implementing consolidation procedures and techniques.
  • Managed complex accounting split processes between parent company and former business units, concentrating on accurate revenue recognition.
  • Prepared monthly consolidated balance sheet, income statements and financial package for parent company and seven foreign subsidiaries.
  • Supervised flow and accuracy of documents from freight forwarder and parent company needed for importation of inventory.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly corporate financial statements, reported operating results to parent company in Germany.
  • Designed and maintained parent company's computerized general ledger system for parent company and three subdivisions.
  • Prepare quarterly analysis of balance sheet and income statement of Statutory Parent Company for Senior Leadership.
  • Recorded entries into Hyperion software for Company Financial Consolidated Reporting with Parent Company in Holland.
  • Coordinate and reconcile inter-company transactions/balances with parent company and other subsidiaries, including foreign currencies.
  • Consolidated and prepared financial statements for the parent company and international subsidiaries through Oracle GL.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements for parent company and assist with company wide variation analysis.
  • Prepared the financial reporting package and operating expense analysis for parent company in Holland.
  • Promoted for successfully transferring assets from an acquired company to parent company financial system.
  • Prepared quarterly forecasts and financial statements for consolidation to our parent company in Germany.
  • Prepared various quarterly and annual reports for parent company's statutory reporting requirements.
  • Completed monthly and quarterly account reconciliations between the Subsidiary and the Parent company.
  • Liaised with parent company regarding accounting issues and analyses for four subsidiaries/divisions.
  • Prepared cable operations Federal Income Tax Return for consolidation with parent company.

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37. ACH

low Demand
Here's how ACH is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Maintain spreadsheets on each contract/grant and prepare financial status reports for management and federal/state agencies as required and/or requested.
  • Provided Senior Management with reporting and financial guidance that ultimately achieved a 20 percent increase in membership revenue.
  • Collaborated with Corporate Treasury to ensure proper hedge calculations of cash were completed for each monthly/quarterly close.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and reconciled monthly bank statements for each of the entity's international subsidiaries.
  • Performed comprehensive month end closing procedures for four divisions and prepared financial statements for each President/General Manager.
  • Coached junior accountants in all aspects of accounting and audit responsibilities while promoting confidence and competence.
  • Recognized for consistently outstanding performance, adaptability, and dependability with a 5-Year Outstanding Achievement award.
  • Achieved 50% reduction of time in inventory reconciliations by creating automated multiple reconciliation spreadsheets.
  • Maintain data repository for each joint venture that includes executed agreement and financial statements.
  • Prepared and distributed consolidated financial statements for each department along with all backups.
  • Analyze transactions for each assigned responsibility center using due diligence and skepticism.
  • Manage C-level and functional team relationships in various departments within each organization.
  • Cultivate professional accounting and financial management team to achieve corporate objectives.
  • Provided individual coaching for emerging business leaders throughout Bay Area.
  • Work closely with Financial Systems Manager to achieve process improvements.
  • Trained fixed asset accounting team to achieve reliable month-end reconciliations.
  • Interpret accounting information to each department in proper terminology.
  • Develop and increase marketing reach and subsequent enrollment/customer base.
  • Distributed updated budget information to Client Managers each month.
  • Streamlined audit approach to increase engagement efficiency and profitability.

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38. Process Improvement

low Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Provide management with recommendations for continuous process improvements and better internal control not only in Accounting department but also other departments.
  • Implemented several new process improvement procedures which have facilitated improved communication between departments & increased turnaround time in journal entry preparation.
  • Assisted with preparation of consolidated financial statements, review of SEC filings, financial reporting process improvements and assigned special projects.
  • Collaborate and implement procedures to enhance productivity of financial reporting, develop project management, process improvement and systems analysis.
  • Demonstrated dedication to process improvement with suggestion and implementation of automated interface with retail network and loan closer/processor procedural enhancements.
  • Implemented process improvement on prepaid insurance premium allocation and amortization schedule to insure expenses are reported in the correct period.
  • Team member on process improvement initiatives including a shortened audit reporting cycle, and more efficient monthly oversight procedures.
  • Completed day-to-day finance activities, including daily and weekly reports, issue resolution, and process improvement recommendation reporting.
  • Devise financial and accounting process improvements, to include process automation system deployments and structuring of detailed performance reports.
  • Provided suggestions and implementation support to the accounting department in efficiency, accuracy, reporting, and process improvements.
  • Worked with other Financial Team members to identify opportunities for process improvement, and executed implementation of these improvements.
  • Identify areas that could benefit from process improvement and work with process owner/participants to develop and implement solutions.
  • Lead four process improvement teams-receipts not invoiced, inventory reconciliation, vendor return and new hire assimilation.
  • Participate in special projects to support management's need for financial statement analysis and process improvement projects.
  • Lead process improvement efforts for accounting transactions, including equity accounting, consolidations and hedge accounting.
  • Prepared and presented financial statements, audit summaries, process improvement recommendations, and financial billings.
  • Worked with leadership to assist with process improvement including creating and implementing accounting and controls procedures.
  • Identified and implemented process improvements and procedures to ensure accurate internal business controls over accounts receivable.
  • Help with creation and implementation of Policies and Procedures/Process Improvement including desktop procedures for accounting practices.
  • Coordinated with various departments and divisions in order to identify process improvements and correct accounting issues.

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39. Accounts Receivables

low Demand
Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Compile and maintain financial information regarding leases, including accounts receivables and other lease auditing responsibilities.
  • Prepare daily customer invoicing and maintain customer relations for collection of outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Assisted in reduction of outstanding accounts receivables through improved monitoring of outstanding balances.
  • Investigated and resolved any discrepancies in monthly accounts receivables under tight deadlines.
  • Maintained Accounts Receivables records and produced reports for executive personnel.
  • Maintained the monthly accounts receivables invoicing and monthly statement preparation.
  • Supervised accounts receivables clerks to support effective financial management.
  • Cataloged customer invoices and collection for accounts receivables.
  • Monitored outstanding accounts receivables to ensure due diligence.
  • Designed reporting with IT staff for Inventory/Revenue/Accounts receivables.
  • Invoiced machine sales and collected associated accounts receivables.
  • Maintained accounts receivables and assets recording and evaluation
  • Prepared reconciliation of accounts receivables from units.
  • Prepared G/L and accounts receivables reconciliations.
  • Review and reconcile outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Monitored and analyzed accounts receivables.
  • Implemented standard accounts receivables procedures.
  • Performed all accounts receivables procedures.
  • Developed complex models for analyzing high risk and judgmental financial areas such as accounts receivables, inventory, and contract valuations.
  • Verify Credit Card Settlements if there are charged back & what were settled & reconciled against credit cards Accounts Receivables 29.

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40. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Provided to a representative organization a three-year projection of charter school budget viability under a General Assembly proposed funding reduction.
  • Eliminate bottom line adjustments by documenting client pass-through procedures and changing daily activity recording method from fiscal to calendar year.
  • Supported HR department Planning process for expense projections utilizing Hyperion Planning module by inputting data or providing guidance on modeling.
  • Prepared all required documentation for external auditors and continuously responded to and resolved any questions or inquiries throughout auditing process.
  • Developed innovative and effective solutions to problems in financial analysis, reporting and forecasting through individual and team effort.
  • Performed full cycle accounting functions for approximately thirty rental and investment entities through consolidated financial statement preparation and distribution.
  • Resolved $30,000 discrepancy through analyzing and identifying differences between internal financial statements, and audited financial statements.
  • Delivered Gross/Net HR functional report to Executive VP of HR resulting in information necessary for management decision-making process.
  • Prepared for and host joint interest audits and substantially reduced significant audit adjustments through better financial controls.
  • Ensured data integrity through accurate processing of WIP and inventory transactions, investigated and reconciled cost issues.
  • Provided accounting functions serving three inter-related entities for international company specializing in educational services for stock options.
  • Allocated monthly investment income by business unit to operating segments through an automated process in accounting software.
  • Reported directly to CFO with full accounting responsibility through monthly closing for two Heritage corporations.
  • Prepared three year financial plans and quarterly forecasts to project capital spending and depreciation expenditures.
  • Develop lasting professional relationships through networking with bankers, attorneys, and property managers.
  • Prepare personal property taxes and business licenses for multiple branches in municipalities throughout Virginia.
  • Reported to senior executives on internal audit results through detailed presentation of findings.
  • Maintained fixed assets, record amortization/depreciation and performed month-end for three entities.
  • Maintain returns analyses for consumers and inventory through to returns reserve calculation.
  • Planned, supervised and executed physical inventories at three different warehouse locations.

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41. Expense Accruals

low Demand
Here's how Expense Accruals is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Reconciled and analyzed various balance sheet accounts including bank and inter-company accounts and prepared monthly expense accruals and payroll related entries.
  • Managed the accounting of capital projects, ensuring proper methodology was used for expense accruals, interest capitalization and project closures.
  • Utilized the resulting database to develop reliable average cost to revenue ratios to significantly improve forecasting and accuracy of expense accruals.
  • Developed process improvements for several broadcast accounting procedures, including consolidated monthly commissions accruals and employee talent expense accruals.
  • Prepared month-end journal entries including complex intellectual property and clinical site expense accruals, inventory usage and adjustment.
  • Prepared complex journal entries including inter-company transactions, branch allocations, expense accruals and amortizations.
  • Analyze and verify monthly financial information to accumulate revenue and expense accruals for company subsidiaries.
  • Collaborated with field operational managers to ensure monthly expense accruals are complete and accurate.
  • Recorded and analyzed monthly expense accruals, amortization of fixed and intangible assets.
  • Analyze and review monthly general ledger reconciliations and expense accruals and disbursements.
  • Prepared dividend recommendations and analyzed data to project future expense accruals.
  • Maintained MetroPCS business entity network expense accruals and forecasts to integration.
  • Calculated end-of-the-month expense accruals for multiple accounts using trend analysis.
  • Managed internal compliance review to analyze monthly expense accruals.
  • Coordinated expense accruals with operations management.
  • Record necessary monthly expense accruals.
  • Prepared monthly expense accruals accordingly.
  • Prepare journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, and work papers including cost of goods sold and operating expense accruals.
  • Post monthly expense accruals for payroll, utilities, and benefits, and reconcile monthly 401K payments to the general ledger.
  • Performed month end requirements, including the review and preparation of over $100M in monthly expense accruals and prepaid accounting.

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42. Financial Transactions

low Demand
Here's how Financial Transactions is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Recorded, summarized and reported financial transactions accurately and timely, and coordinated and reconciled client accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Recorded corporate financial transactions in general ledger and subsidiary systems for assigned accounts to record accurate and timely financial transactions.
  • Maintained CostPoint databases to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions, burden cost allocation, billing and revenue recognition.
  • Reviewed and approved Master/Supplemental Vendor Contracts along with associated financial transactions and data entered by clerical staff into SAP.
  • Worked closely with management and processing teams to record & authenticate financial transactions and determine proper accounting treatment.
  • Developed and implemented controls over financial transactions resulting in standardized month end, quarter and yearly reporting periods.
  • Verified and approved financial transactions, ensuring accuracy and compliance to University and CLA financial policies and procedures.
  • Communicate regularly with bankers, insurers, and solicitors regarding financial transactions and administer online banking functions.
  • Handled all financial transactions of the project including preparation and reconciliation of quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Determined appropriate account sources and post financial transactions according to established accounting principles, procedures and methods.
  • Recorded and updated financial transactions for businesses and produced quarterly and yearly balance sheets and income statements.
  • Make daily decisions concerning the accounting treatment of financial transactions and recommend solutions to complex accounting problems.
  • Lead the recording and communication of significant and complex financial transactions, including hedging and benefits accounting.
  • Prepare journal entries by compiling and analyzing accounts information, Substantiate financial transactions by reviewing supporting documentation.
  • Prepared monthly reinsurance journal entries of commuted accounts, inter-co transactions and other reinsurance financial transactions.
  • Test random financial transactions for internal control compliance in accordance with operating policies and procedures.
  • Analyzed financial transactions, prepared financial reports, schedules, financial analysis and budget amendments.
  • Increased refund value by accurately analyzing and translating deal documents into financial transactions in GAAP.
  • Managed day-to-day financial transactions, performed journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting.
  • Ensured that financial transactions are properly recorded, and closely supervised monthly accounting closing activities.

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43. Prepaid Expenses

low Demand
Here's how Prepaid Expenses is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Recommended an effective and efficient procedure of reporting prepaid expenses and unearned revenues.
  • Managed and reconciled the exchange rates between inter-company transactions and handled prepaid expenses.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll benefit deductions and investments.
  • Developed schedules to properly record prepaid expenses, accrued liabilities and amortization.
  • Executed general ledger activity including analysis of prepaid expenses and payroll-related accounts.
  • Prepared depreciation and amortization entries for fixed assets and prepaid expenses.
  • Created amortization schedules to properly record prepaid expenses and monthly accruals.
  • Record and depreciate/amortize assets and prepaid expenses.
  • Prepare monthly amortization prepaid expenses.
  • Performed general accounting tasks such as recording amortization of prepaid expenses and deferred rent, generated journal entries for standard accruals.
  • Examined deferred revenue and prepaid expenses related to events, conferences and conventions to ensure proper recognition in the correct periods.
  • Reconciled financial statements with the G/L, corrected discrepancies in revenue recognition, asset ledger, periodic depreciation and prepaid expenses.
  • Execute all monthly journal entries, accrual calculations, departmental allocations, amortization of prepaid expenses, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts focusing on cash receipts, fixed assets, expense accruals, prepaid expenses.
  • Posted monthly journal entries for accruals, prepaid expenses, interest expenses, depreciation, bank transactions and general ledger adjustments.
  • Ensured accurate recording of capitalized assets, prepaid expenses, securities, bond maturity, and purchases for multiple affiliate locations.
  • Drafted several Policies and Procedures for each accounting responsibility such as Fixed Assets, Prepaid Expenses, Inventory procedure and audits.
  • Assist CFO with preparation of financial statements for the year-end audit- including fixed asset, prepaid expenses and review of GL accounts
  • Conduct account reconciliations and analysis for various types of accounts including cash, prepaid expenses and the major operating expenses.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries including but not limited to depreciation on fixed assets, prepaid expenses and reclassification of expenses.

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44. Depreciation Schedules

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Here's how Depreciation Schedules is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared budget and monitored departmental performance * Prepared financial statements * Established internal control * Maintained fixed asset and depreciation schedules
  • Managed fixed asset system by preparing depreciation schedules for both financial statements and Corporate tax computation using Depreciation Solution Software.
  • Initiated, prepared and reconciled/audited company personal property and fixed/outside plant asset accounts including the updating of depreciation schedules.
  • Maintained fixed asset depreciation schedules, prepaid insurance and prepaid fees amortization schedules, and capital lease amortization schedules.
  • Supervised two accounting professionals performing accounts payable, accounts receivable, account/bank reconciliations, amortization and depreciation schedules.
  • Implemented automated accounting procedures where possible to maximize efficiency like Fixed Asset Management and depreciation schedules.
  • Prepared daily, weekly and monthly account reconciliations for Fixed Asset accounts including depreciation schedules.
  • Maintained all hospital fixed asset records and depreciation schedules while coordinating year-audit work and analysis.
  • Audited fixed asset ledger, correcting depreciation schedules and retirements for all company assets.
  • Oversee fixed asset records and depreciation schedules, make recommendations for future capital procurement.
  • Oversee capitalization of fixed assets; run amortization and depreciation schedules to record assets.
  • Managed accounting for capital purchases and disposals including the maintenance of depreciation schedules.
  • Revamped capitalization and depreciation schedules, providing more efficient reporting to Executive Management.
  • Monitor acquisition/disposal of large capital expenditures, depreciation schedules, financing, etc.
  • Performed special projects requested by the management team including tax depreciation schedules.
  • Report year-end depreciation schedules, monthly depreciation expense and resolve allocation variances.
  • Prepare amortization and depreciation schedules for software, furniture and equipment.
  • Worked with Fixed Assets including all account reconciliations and depreciation schedules.
  • Maintained and reconciled fixed asset master file and monthly depreciation schedules.
  • Completed quarterly tax depreciation schedules of capitalized assets for outside C.P.A.

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45. FAS

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Here's how FAS is used in Senior Accountant jobs:
  • Delivered exceptional leadership in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Performed project work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines and firm accuracy requirements and led financial analysis of projected income.
  • Managed inter-company transactions for all foreign subsidiaries, booked re-measurement entries by FASB 52 and performed reconciliations for inter-company payable/receivable account.
  • Prepared consolidated financial statements and prepared analysis on various topics including impact of conversion from FASB8 to FASB52.
  • Supported external reporting group in special projects regarding restructuring activities and option accounting based on FAS123R.
  • Excelled within a fast-paced environment, continually taking on increased levels of responsibility.
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment and successfully handling several responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Managed internally developed software capitalization/expenses which requires in depth knowledge of FASB 86.
  • Identified and implemented accounting/reporting processes of fast paced start-up specialty lines insurance company.
  • Managed and executed accounting, treasury and administrative functions in fast-paced setting.
  • Researched FASB pronouncements to properly reflect structural changes within the organization.
  • Managed accounting and administration for a fast-paced high tech manufacturing organization.
  • Developed custom reports for fast and easy detailed departmental reporting.
  • Provided notes to Consolidated Financial Statements outlining FASB changes.
  • Fast paced position requiring immediate pertinent response.
  • Tax review, analysis and preparation, and planning for various federal, state income and franchise tax returns and FASB109.
  • Managed building and equipment lease contracts; classifying equipment leases as capital or operating (according to SFAS #13),
  • Keep track of all fixed assets using FAS (Sage) reporting software, as well as all other capital spending.
  • Planned, managed, and implemented audit, consulting, and tax projects with focus on emerging and fast growth businesses.
  • Researched and prepared technical paper for impact of exposure draft for IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts and FASB Insurance Contract Exposure Draft.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Accountant

Financial Statements28.8%
General Ledger Accounts18.6%
Journal Entries9%
External Auditors7.8%
Balance Sheet7.4%
Month-End3.7%
Variance Analysis3.5%
Gaap2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Accountant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
25.5%
25.5%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
16.5%
16.5%
3
3
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
8%
8%
4
4
External Auditors
External Auditors
6.9%
6.9%
5
5
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
6.6%
6.6%
6
6
Month-End
Month-End
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
Gaap
Gaap
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Intercompany Transactions
Intercompany Transactions
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
2.2%
2.2%
11
11
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.5%
1.5%
12
12
A/P
A/P
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
SOX
SOX
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Close Process
Close Process
1%
1%
19
19
Real Estate
Real Estate
1%
1%
20
20
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
ADP
ADP
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
CPA
CPA
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Audit Schedules
Audit Schedules
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
Year-End Audit
Year-End Audit
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
ERP
ERP
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Business Units
Business Units
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Wire Transfers
Wire Transfers
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
ACH
ACH
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
HR
HR
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Expense Accruals
Expense Accruals
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Financial Transactions
Financial Transactions
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Prepaid Expenses
Prepaid Expenses
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Depreciation Schedules
Depreciation Schedules
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
FAS
FAS
0.3%
0.3%

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