Senior Accountant

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #33931
  • Salary: $80,000

Job Overview – Senior Accountant:
As a Senior Accountant in the field of Financial Services and Research, you will play a pivotal role in our cloint's company, ensuring accurate financial reporting, maintaining compliance with regulations, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making. This position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the financial success of a company while utilizing your expertise in accounting, finance, and business development within the financial services and research industry.

Compensation: $80,000.00 – $95,000.00 + bonus
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include:

  • Overseeing the preparation and analysis of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Performing month-end and year-end closing procedures, including reconciliations and journal entries
  • Conducting in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to support budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Assisting with the implementation and maintenance of internal controls and accounting policies
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to junior accounting staff, fostering their professional growth
  • Supporting external audits and ensuring timely resolution of audit inquiries
  • Monitoring and interpreting changes in accounting regulations, and implementing necessary adjustments
  • Assisting in the development and enhancement of financial reporting systems and tools
  • Participating in special projects and initiatives as assigned by management

Qualifications of the Senior Accountant include:

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field
  • CPA certification or actively pursuing CPA qualification
  • Proven experience as a Senior Accountant or in a similar accounting role
  • Public accounting or combination of public accounting and industry experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting
  • Proficiency in accounting software and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

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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Job ID: 33931