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Sr. ACCOUNTANT

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Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: Exempt

Position Summary:

Shenandoah Growers, “SGI” is looking for a Sr. Accountant to join the team. The Sr. Accountant ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. The Senior Accountant prepares accurate and timely financial statements and documents. This position is responsible for performing balance sheet, revenue, expense, and payroll account reconciliations, as well as executing accounts payable and accounts receivable processes. The Senior Accountant analyzes financial statements for discrepancies and is a professional with inherent leadership qualities and the attention to detail necessary to ensure accurate reporting in all areas. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares and record journal entries and perform reconciliations to support the monthly close, timely and in accordance with GAAP
  • Works collaboratively with Operations to prepare accruals and estimates
  • Ensures accounts are supported by timely and accurate reconciliations
  • Tracks company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations
  • Responsible for fixed asset roll forward and assigning depreciable lives
  • Prepares financial statements and management reports
  • Supports the planning and execution of external audits and internal control review of business processes
  • Monitors the workflow of accounting tasks/functions within the department; proactively make and implement recommendations that provide opportunities to increase the operational effectiveness and efficiency of operations
  • Ensures all state and local regulatory requirements are met timely
  • Supports and cross-train with Accounting Manager to assist in workload if necessary
  • Produces error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyzes financial information and summarize financial status
  • Manages accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participates in financial standards-setting and in the forecast process
  • Provides input into the department’s KPIs
  • Assists with tax audits and tax returns
  • Liaises with VP of Finance and Accounting Manager to improve the financial procedures
  • Other tasks may be assigned per management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant experience
  • 4-7 Yrs. of experience in industry or public accounting
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and business processes
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
  • Strong knowledge in Excell and other Microsoft programs
  • Positive attitude & strong work ethic
  • Must possess a professional demeanor
  • Teamwork and be able to meet assignment deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA certification
  • Knowledge of Sage 100 and Sage 500

SGI utilizes E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. In the event you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this job, please contact our company and appropriate assistance will be provided.