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Sr General Ledger Accountant

Employer
Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where your leadership can make a tangible impact? If so, we want YOU to lead our team as the Senior General Ledger Accountant!

Performs and leads accounting functions, including month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes; preparation of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations; compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX); and special projects. Provides accounting support to the home office and campuses as required.

What We Offer:

* Salary range is $80,000-$85,000/year depending on experience.
* Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Ins/Company Paid STD & LTD Ins

* 401K, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off

* Work is performed remotely

Responsibilities

* Prepares, reviews, and/or posts Journal Entries
* Prepares and reviews various balance sheet Reconciliations (including researching and resolving outstanding items)
* Performs month-end, quarter end, and year end close process
* Researches issues and communicates with various home office and campus departments to resolve
* Prepares financial analysis as required
* Supports annual and quarterly audits (both internal and external)
* Communicate with various campus or other leaders to gain an understanding of variances between actual and budgeted results.
* Prepares and/or reviews monthly variance analysis explanations
* Performs a variety of special projects as needed
* Understands and enforces established policies and procedures
* Continuously improves compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education / Experience

* Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required
* Minimum 3-5 years general accounting experience required
* Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP preferred
* Working knowledge of SOX preferred
* CPA or CMA certification a plus

Skills

* Knowledge of PC software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
* Experience with GL accounting systems. PeopleSoft experience a plus.
* Interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written including the ability to deal with a variety of personalities in a professional manner.
* Customer service, communication and organizational skills
* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
* Analytical skills required to identify and resolve problems effectively

Abilities

* Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 5 pounds or less 5% of the workday
* Must be able stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 5% or less of the workday
* Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, think, learn and reason for all of the workday
* Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods throughout the workday.
* Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods throughout the workday.
* May require minimal overnight travel.

Work Environment

* Work is performed remotely.

Responsibilities - Prepares, reviews, and/or posts Journal Entries - Prepares and reviews various balance sheet Reconciliations (including researching and resolving outstanding items) - Performs month-end, quarter end, and year end close process - Researches issues and communicates with various home office and campus departments to resolve - Prepares financial analysis as required - Supports annual and quarterly audits (both internal and external) - Communicate with various campus or other leaders to gain an understanding of variances between actual and budgeted results. - Prepares and/or reviews monthly variance analysis explanations - Performs a variety of special projects as needed - Understands and enforces established policies and procedures - Continuously improves compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) - Other duties as assigned

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