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Senior Accountant

Phoenix, AZ 85027

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Network / Systems Engineering / Admin Job Number: 25909

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Location: Phoenix, AZ (with training in Chatsworth, CA)
Position Type: Direct Hire
Hourly / Salary: Based on Experience
Residency Status: US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY

Our client is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team!

Job Description: 

Under general supervision, employee is responsible for assisting in the administration and performance of accounting activities in a manufacturing environment, including the facilitation of continual improvement of cost accounting systems and contributing to the maintenance of the general ledger and payroll system. Other duties involve assistance in the supervision of accounting department personnel, participating in the preparation of periodic financial reports and seeking to simplify and update accounting systems and internal controls.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and/or oversee timely preparation of reports and analysis relating to:
  • Analysis and accuracy of transactions affecting the general ledger, and distribution journals, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Periodic financial statements and related schedules.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of account analyses and reconciliations.
  • Journal entries and periodic closing process.
  • Periodic Company Sales and Bookings reports.
  • Reconciliation of inventories held in-house and on consignment to others.
  • Validate the accuracy of Bills of Materials.
  • Validate the accuracy of Bills of Operations (Travelers).
  • Reconcile applied labor and overhead with payroll expense.
  • Ensure accuracy of standard costs.
  • Coordination with Payroll Administrator:
  • To supervise and ensure the maintenance of ADP bi-weekly company payroll.
  • Assist in the review and reconciliation of ADP-generated quarterly and annual state and federal payroll tax filings.
  • Participation in creation and distribution of annual forms W-2 and 1099.
  • Oversee monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Oversee business tax and sales and use tax reports for periodic filing with government agencies.
  • Maintain fixed assets and appropriations schedules and ensure agreement with the General Ledger as required.
  • Coordinate with Customs broker to prepare U.S. Customs reconciliations for items transferred to and from, and in support of, clients maquiladora.
  • Supervision of Accounting Personnel to be determined by experience.

Skills and Requirements:
  • Applicant must be ITAR compliant.
  • Bachelor of Accounting degree from an accredited university.
  • Some supervisory experience desired.
  • Knowledge of cost accounting functions with experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience with standard cost systems and variance analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel desired with demonstrable ability to create pivot tables, lookup tables, charts, and graphs.
  • Excellent written, analytical, and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence, ability to work collaboratively and build consensus across the organization.
  • Work consistently in a team-oriented environment with overtime and travel as required.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Passion for excellence and commitment to personal development.

  • Minimum five years of accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

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