Senior Technical Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425082519-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Ciox
  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview

The Senior Technical Accountant is responsible for accounting policy documentation, technical accounting research, contract reviews under ASC 606, monthly revenue entries, process documentation and process improvement identification. The position requires high degree of discretion, sound judgment, leadership, initiative, strong analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a strict deadline-driven environment. The role collaborates with all levels of management within the Company, and requires the ability to think and work independently, while working in a team environment.

Responsibilities

* Prepares, maintains and communicates accounting policies, procedures, financial results with management and responds to inquiries from the CFO, Director of Revenue, Controller, and other managers. Supports in research, documentation and communication of accounting methodologies for special transactions and situations
* Create accounting records, memorandums, and files that document special transaction details related to mergers, acquisitions, and unique transactions and advise and develop journal entries to record transactions accurately
* Leads the documentation effort and of the Company's operational and financial processes
* Responsible for ensuring controls related to financial reporting and revenue recognition are in place, documented and operating as designed
* Reviews contracts including newly executed and already existing agreements
* Assists with monthly and quarterly revenue close, including preparation of account reconciliations and journal entries
* Assists with the fiscal year-end close and consolidation process
* Supports the external audit
* Identifies areas of potential improvement during the documentation of the Company's processes
* Assists in the development of the monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting packages.
* Performs monthly variance analysis
* Cross train and backup other revenue team members
* Ad hoc projects

Qualifications

* 3-5 years of overall work experience, including 2 years at a large public accounting firm
* Bachelor's degree with an emphasis or major in accounting or related field
* Excellent knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC rules & regulations and external reporting requirements
* Experience with accounting research and technical memo documentation
* CPA or CPA candidacy
* Advanced Excel skills required, proficiency in other MS office products including Word and PowerPoint
* Attention to detail and solid documentation techniques
* Strong organizational, communication (oral and written), and planning skills are required.

Preferred qualifications include:

* Acquisition and integration experience
* Experience documenting process narratives and walkthroughs and identifying controls
* Experience with Lawson, Cognos and TM1

To ensure the safety of patients and staff, many of our clients require post-offer health screenings and proof and/or completion of various vaccinations such as the flu shot, Tdap, COVID-19, etc. Any requests to be exempted from these requirements will be reviewed by Ciox Human Resources and determined on a case-by-case basis. Depending on the state in which you will be working, exemptions may be available on the basis of disability, medical contraindications to the vaccine or any of its components, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, and/or religion.