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Sr. Accountant

Employer
Bashas' Supermarkets
Location
Chandler, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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POSITION PURPOSE

The Sr. Accountant performs complex accounting functions and plays a key role in ensuring the integrity of the Company's broader accounting information and processes. This position manages the company's financial records, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely reporting. This job classification performs advanced, specialized work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and requires comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, current business practices and corporate, State, and Federal reporting regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

1. *Performs reconciliation of GL accounts including prepaids, accruals, assets, and liabilities.

2. *Reconciles, researches, and resolves discrepancies, makes corrections, documents, and verifies related accounts. Prepares journal entries and adjustments. Monitors deadlines and due dates.

3. *Analyzes financial data to prepare financial reports, records, and spreadsheets. Performs variance analysis on budget-to-actuals and year-over-year performance.

4. *Conducts risk assessments, evaluations, and reviews to strengthen the company's accounting controls and ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.

5. *Assists Finance leaders with the interim and year end audit and provides independent review of all business units financials.

6. *Works closely with other departments to coordinate efforts and communicate changes.

7. *Recommends, designs, and implements ongoing improvements in accounting processes and procedures for assigned functional area.

8. *Acts as a resource to others on intermediate to complex issues including Payroll, Accounts Payable and other financial areas; gathers documents and researches information to answer customer/vendor questions.

9. *Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: · Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and a minimum of five or more (5+) years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; preferably in the retail or grocery industry. · Experience with SAP or ERP system.

REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE: · Experience with General Ledger accounting principles. · Strong knowledge of GAAP principles and financial reporting requirements. · Advanced knowledge and understanding of the flow of Financial Statements, Balance Sheet, and Income Statements. · Knowledge of complex accounting practices, methods, and procedures.

* Knowledge of computer software programs including Office Suite and specialized accounting systems software.

SKILLS/ABILITIES: · Ability to reconcile all types of accounts (prepaids, accruals, suspense, liability) and assist other team members when necessary. · Ability to perform detailed analysis and reconciliation of accounts. · Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. · Ability to use PC-based databases including construction of data tables and queries preferred. · Ability to train team members in proper accounting practices and procedures. · Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced team environment. · Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and maintain effective, professional working relationships. · Ability to present analysis and conclusions in a clear and concise format using charts and tables.

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

CPA preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Employees may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:

* Sitting
* Keyboarding
* View computer monitor
* Lifting and carrying documents up to fifteen (15) pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a business office environment. Occasional travel to outside locations or meetings.

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