Senior Accountant (Columbus, US)

TIBA Parking Systems
  • Position Title: Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst
  • Department: Finance
  • Position Reports To: VP Finance
  • Work Location: Columbus, OH
  • Travel requirement: N/A

Job Description:

Through various accounting responsibilities, this position will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Initiative, energy, passion and focus
  • Streamlined, thoughtful and disciplined execution
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to achieve results

Essential Functions and Basic Duites 

  • Play an active role in the financial close process, including journal entry preparation.
  • Approve sales orders / set up billing and revenue schedules in NetSuite.
  • Assist with budgets and forecasts.
  • Maintain Inventory, fixed asset & depreciation, prepaids and accruals schedules.
  • Manage the collection of project time reports from various departments and time tracking tools to process percentage of completion (PoC) revenue recognition.
  • Reconcile Deferred Revenue.
  • Conduct Income tax accounting during quarter end closings.
  • Avalara Administrator: ensure Sales & Use Tax compliance.
  • Assist with preparation of periodic financial reports and the related analysis.
  • Serve as one of the department’s “experts” in developing and managing the processes and workflows around the utilization and validation of data in NetSuite.
  • Assist with various tasks and special accounting projects as assigned by the VP of Finance.

Qualifications

  • Education/Certification: Bachelor's degree in accounting, tax or finance required
  • CPA or CFA is a plus.
  • Required Knowledge: ERP systems experience, NetSuite or Avalara experience is a plus.
  • High proficiency in all productivity tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced Excel skill is a plus.
  • Fundamental understanding of manufacturing / software business model
  • Experience Required: 3-8 years’ experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • Public accounting experience is a plus.
  • Income tax experience is a plus.
  • Sales & Use tax experience is a plus.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Well organized.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Strong sense of urgency.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment.
  • Drug-Free Workplace.
  • General filing.

Mental Activities and Requirements of This Position 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to interpret and combine information from a variety of sources.

Matematics Ability

  • Must be strong in math and general accounting skills.

Language Ability

  • Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5,000-6,000 words; to read at a slow rate;
  • define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.
  • Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and using
  • adjectives and adverbs.
  • Ability to communicate in complex sentences; using normal word order with
  • present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.

Intent and Function of Job Descriptions

Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Well constructed job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system.

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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