Position Overview:

Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to play a pivotal role in guiding strategic business decisions during a substantial scale-up phase. Leveraging a passion for the industry and a knack for complex problem-solving, the ideal candidate will manage the monthly close, ensure reporting integrity, identify revenue/cost drivers, and promote fiscal health through sound analysis, reconciliation, and controls.


Compensation: $80,000.00 – $90,000.00

Location: New Jersey (Multiple Locations)


Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Accountant include:

  • Owning the monthly close including reconciliations
  • Maintaining fixed asset and balance sheet integrity
  • Preparing sales/excise tax documentation
  • Enabling seamless regulatory audits
  • Researching financial trends and benchmarking
  • Providing recommendations on growth levers
  • Documenting processes and enhancing control

Requirements of the Senior Financial Accountant include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance
  • 5+ years managing ERP financial systems
  • Sharp analytical and communication talents
  • Highly organized with superb attention to detail
  • Values learning, clarity, and vision

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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    What is a Senior Financial Accountant?


    A Senior Financial Accountant leads complex accounting operations for an organization. They oversee the day-to-day recording of financial transactions and preparation of financial statements. The Senior Financial Accountant manages a team to ensure accounting processes are efficient and compliant with regulations. They leverage their technical expertise to analyze financial data and provide strategic insights to inform key business decisions. This critical leadership role requires advanced knowledge of accounting standards, financial reporting, data analysis, and team management.


    What is the Job Outlook for Senior Financial Accountants?


    The job outlook for senior financial accountants is strong due to the growing complexity of accounting and financial reporting standards. Employment in accounting roles is predicted to grow by 7% from 2020-2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Companies seek experienced senior financial accountants to oversee accounting operations and provide strategic guidance. Knowledge of latest accounting regulations and data analysis skills are especially valuable.


    What are Common Interview Questions for a Senior Financial Accountant Role?


    Common interview questions include explaining your experience with complex accounting standards like GAAP, discussing how you have optimized financial statement preparation processes, identifying your biggest accomplishments in leading teams or accounting projects, describing how you develop talent within your team, explaining how you implement and improve internal controls, and sharing examples of how you have provided data-driven strategic recommendations to leadership. Your expertise and leadership as a senior financial accountant make you a strong candidate for overseeing the finances of an organization.