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Senior Accountant

RR Donnelley & Sons
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

RRD is a leading global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions that elevate engagement across the complete customer journey. The company offers the industry's most trusted portfolio of creative execution and world-wide business process consulting, with services designed to lower environmental impact. With 22,000 clients, including 93% of the Fortune 100, and 32,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD brings the expertise, execution, and scale designed to transform customer touchpoints into meaningful moments of impact.

Job Description

Maintain general ledger accounts and perform other accounting-related activities. Provide a record of assets, liabilities, and other financial transactions. Balance books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income, and balance sheet statements. Maintain receipts and disbursement reports. May plan, conduct, and participate in the basic analysis of cost assignments, ensuring that all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards. Assist with analysis of financials (income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow) to identify trends and interpret them for senior management. Prepare management reports that measure performance against key objectives and strategies.


* Analyze accounts, records, reports, accounts receivable and payable, journal vouchers, general and subsidiary ledgers, and other accounting documents for accuracy and completeness.
* Investigate and resolve accounting problems for the area of responsibility.
* Preparing monthly financial information utilizing the applicable support systems.
* Duties include preparing journal entries, coding invoices/vouchers, reconciling the balance sheet, and analyzing variances.
* May perform analyses of cost records to ascertain the distribution of costs for various divisions of management and production.
* May classify labor, material, and overhead costs to compute unit costs of products or services.
* Analyze actual costs versus standard costs and prepares reports of variances to include recommendations to senior management.
* Compile cost data for preparation of operating budgets.
* Prepares other reports and assists in special projects and analysis as required or requested by supervisor.
* Assists in annual budget preparation and periodic forecasts.
* Supports internal customers by researching questions and investigating variances in the financial statements.
* Serves as subject matter resource to management and accounting staff regarding accounting-related transactions, regulations, issues, and/or variances.
* Mentor and assist junior-level accountants with the application of accounting practices and adherence to GAAP.
* Ensures proper retention, filing, and handling of accounting records.
* Liaise with external auditors to facilitate audits of financial statements.
* Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.


Skills and Certifications

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience.
* Able to apply broad work experience and knowledge when analyzing complex problems.
* Must be able consistently to identify critical elements, variables, and alternatives to develop solutions.
* Must be able to organize/prioritize existing resources and incorporate new information, as needed, to implement the most effective solutions.
* Able to communicate clearly and courteously with those who need to know about decisions/actions/problems.
* Able to apply excellent business acumen and collaborative skills when resolving problems.
* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, advanced formulas, VLookups, etc.
* Able to apply expertise in all the tools or applications used to complete work assignments.
* Able to mentor junior-level team members in the use of tools and/or systems in the position.
* Requires excellent communication skills with the ability to state messages in a clear and concise manner for others to easily understand.
* Able to explain program policies and procedures in language that is understood by others.
* Must be able to modify communication style both formal and informal to match the appropriate level of the audience targeted.
* Requires a strong understanding of the impact of a message on the organization or customer.
* Able to write with the clarity and precision necessary for the work being performed.
* Additional job requirements may be listed on the staffing requisition.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The national pay range for this role is $57700 - $95000 per year. The pay range may be slightly lower or higher based on the geographic location of the hired employee. The actual pay offered may vary based upon, but not limited to: education, skills, experience, proficiency, performance, shift and location.

In addition to base salary, depending on the role, the total compensation package may also include participation in a bonus, commission or incentive program.




RRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

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