Senior Accountant in Alpharetta, GA at LeasePlan

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant will accurately complete and reconcile all assigned clearing accounts, assist in the defining of best practice in the Lease accounting functional area and the month-end closing process when needed, and provide support for special projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reconcile and analyze leased assets in Clearing Accounts; keeping the accounts current within established KPIs, creating appropriate transactions to capitalize or bill towards the client's asset while ensuring accuracy
  • Complete reconciliation of balance sheet accounts based on timelines established for each action outstanding items.
  • Analyze movement of balance sheet and revenue accounts in total and by client where appropriate.
  • Complete monthly journal entries accurately and timely to support the month-end close process
  • Report to Accounting Manager items identified in the reconciliations to reduce risk and look for opportunities for improvements
  • Help to ensure all accounting complies with the LP Accounting and Reporting Manual (ARM).
  • Participate in corporate projects as deemed necessary which may include: data review/analysis, systems testing, results reporting
  • Submit HelpDesk Tickets and ResponsePlan Tickets as necessary to resolve problems in the above areas of responsibility
  • Ability to work hours as necessary during peak times of the month and/or based on project deadlines
  • Encourage a team-work environment amongst co-workers and network with others outside of the Finance department.
  • Recommend and monitor processes for efficiencies and potential improvements
  • Other duties as required.

JOB COMPETENCIES

  • Candidate should be detail oriented and accurate
  • Candidate must be able to critically analyze information, and demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in accomplishing tasks
  • Candidate must be able to work independently, effectively managing and using time through organization and structure
  • Candidate must be able to create useful internal relationships, developing rapport and collaborating with clients and/or staff
  • Candidate must assume responsibility and accountability on achieving department results
  • Candidate should hold high-levels of self-motivation and a positive attitude to support a team environment
  • Candidate should support an environment of open feedback that influences a culture of self-growth

IDEAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • CPA or CMA required
  • Experience Minimum 3 years of experience in account reconciliation along with proven track record of strong analytical skills.
  • JD Edwards and AS400 experience is a plus, SAP experience also ideal.
  • Experience of Lessor accounting a plus.
  • Skills Accounting/financial analysis and heavy research skills with proven successful track record.
  • Experience using Excel is required with Pivot tables and V-lookups.

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