Sr Accounting Analyst
Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
Our client, a global Fortune 500 company based in Grand Rapids is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their corporate headquarters. This person is responsible for the preparation and analysis of complex accounting transactions performed by Corporate Accounting. This position is responsible for the appropriate application of U.S. GAAP and documenting the Company s position related to critical accounting rules. The position is exposed to the most complex financial concepts and provides the opportunity to interact with and influence senior management.
Account for the Company s portfolio of derivatives, including foreign currency hedges and interest rate swaps. Record monthly mark-to-market adjustments and perform hedge effectiveness reviews. Document new hedging relationships.
Prepare and/or review financial statements and disclosures for external reporting within the Company s Form 10-K and 10-Q filings and quarterly earnings release. Responsible for XBRL compliance and document management within the Company s SEC filing tool.
Prepare account analysis, record journal entries, and perform account reconciliations for accrued bonus, employee benefit liabilities, workers compensation, severance, 401(k) match, deferred compensation programs, company-owned life insurance policies, and legal fees accrual.
Perform analysis of corporate cost centers to support the budgeting/planning process.
Interact with internal and external auditors. Provide workpapers and control documentation for assigned accounts and processes.
Ensure consistent application of accounting concepts throughout the organization.
Perform technical accounting research that impact the financial statements of the company.
Prepare and/or review account reconciliations for assigned accounts.
Identify, define, and resolve complex accounting problems.
Performs duties consistent with the company s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Bachelor' s degree in accounting.
3-4 years of experience including public accounting auditing and direct experience with SEC filers.
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels throughout the organization.
Must possess comprehensive knowledge of U.S. General Accounting Principles (GAAP) with experience on derivatives, benefits accounting and other complex accounting matters.
Experience with SEC public registrant reporting requirement preferred
Strong analytical skills.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines
CPA preferred but not required