Sr. Accountant - $65-85k

Kansas City, MO 64105

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1987

Job Description

Sr. Accountant
Kansas City, MO
Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next Sr. Accountant.  The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting with the financial responsibilities for the company.
  • Assist with managing daily bank activity, reporting balances and fund transfers, etc.
  • Prepare 52 week cash flow forecast for management on a weekly basis.
  • Timely and accurate assistance in the preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP including reporting package, intercompany and consolidation activity
  • Responsible for postings to the general ledger including journal entries, and reconciling accounts monthly including responsibility for accurate month end and year end closing procedures
  • Assist with various bank reporting requirements
  • Assist with developing budgets and analyze and report performance activity measured against these targets
  • Assist with implementation of SAGE Fixed Asset Software. 
  • Maintain and report GAAP and tax information for fixed asset accounting records
  • Analyze and learn the business and determine profitability by business segment including training and explanation with internal managers regarding reports and analysis. 
  • Provide information for sales with gross margins by segment, customer, part number, etc.
  • Analyze, develop, and report on various metrics to help drive performance in various business segments including accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, etc.
  • Establish and monitor internal control procedures
  • Assist with all audit and tax requirements as the business may experience
  • Oversee, analyze, and assist with the accuracy of charges posted on the general ledger for both intercompany and external customers.
  • Accurately download information from MRP system and develop meaningful reports and analysis of activity
  • B.S. in Accounting
  • 2-3 years of business experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of general accounting policies, and processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of computerized accounting systems
  • Knowledge of GAAP financial and accounting principles and internal control procedures
  • Advanced skills in MS Office Excel, Access, and SQL/Crystal Reports (or equivalent)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in analyzing continuous quality improvement needs and opportunities and implementing responsive strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze complex information, and to define and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Preferred experience in Manufacturing, Cost accounting, MRP system, SQL Reporting, Crystal Reports or equivalent, Consolidating Financial Statements
Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -
Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    
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