Senior Accountant - Fort Worth, TX

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General Description:

The Senior Accountant - Projects will plan and execute accounting related projects for the department. Projects may include process improvement, system enhancement/implementation, business development (acquisitions, divestitures and integrations) and implementation of new transactions or new accounting rules. The Senior Accountant - Projects will also assist and support the accounting department as needed in the preparation of the monthly financial statements. This includes, but not limited to performing the posting of journal entries, reconciling financial statement accounts, performing consolidations and the preparation of various ad hoc reports and analysis.

Essential Duties:

  • Identify, plan, coordinate and document special projects for the department with a primary focus on maturing, enhancing and automating current business processes and information flows
  • Represent Accounting Department in various system upgrade and new system implementation efforts
  • Perform and document testing pre- and post-deployment of any system change or enhancement related to assigned special projects
  • Work with Reporting groups to evaluate new accounting transactions and new accounting pronouncements and work with the affected group to implement
  • Assist in the integration/transition of acquired/divested assets into impacted systems and accounting processes
  • Provide end-user support including training
  • Perform backup Administrator functions for consolidation processes in BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) as needed
  • Support month-end closing procedures and monthly reconciliation process, and perform and review monthly financial statements fluctuation analysis as necessary
  • Prepare various schedules and reports for internal users and external auditors, and provide assistance, as needed with annual audits and quarterly reviews
  • Prepare or update accounting policies and/or memos, as required, to document treatment of new or unique transactions
  • Performs accounting research and analysis as required
  • Documents processes and controls for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance purposes as necessary
  • Participates in other projects as required.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other related program.
  • 4+ years of strong Accounting experience
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience with various SAP modules and accounting reporting systems (BPC or Hyperion)
  • Experience in assessing, improving and redesigning or enhancing business processes
  • Project Management experience is a nice plus

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • System and data integration experience
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation
  • SOX and internal controls experience helpful
  • CPA or additional certifications helpful
  • International accounting experience helpful

Travel:

  • 20% travel to subsidiary locations within the U.S.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • SAP finance and accounting module: 4 years
  • Accounting: 4 years
  • Project Management: 1 year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required license or certification:

  • CPA

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