Sr. Accountant in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    701 Green Valley Road
    Greensboro, NC
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/2/2018

Job Description

Specific duties will include:



  • Participate in the accurate and timely closing of the monthly and annual financial reporting process

  • Complete monthly and annual assigned financial close tasks, including preparation, review and posting of journal entries and submission of financial information into QuickBooks or Great Plains with monthly results, tracking, reporting, and forecasting responsibilities and investigate accounting discrepancies

  • Maintain and reconcile all inventory reporting and resolve any and all costing issues within the systems

  • Maintain weekly profitability reporting for all sites

  • Accountable for the appropriate use of Balance Sheet accounts in compliance with policies and regulations

  • Complete monthly assigned account reconciliations (includes preparing and reviewing) by providing validating proper analysis and supporting documentation

  • Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis

  • Assist, support, and provide documentation for internal/external audit processes

  • Participate in the execution and improvement of accounting processes

  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls, procedures, and remediation plans

  • Ensure all processes are appropriately documented and assist in the on-going documentation of accounting policies and procedures

  • Identify productivity improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy

  • Acts as a resource in the training of other team members; provide back-up support as needed

  • Provides customer services such as investigating variances, providing detail of departmental charges and advising of financial procedures.

  • Assist with any and all accounting system transitions

  • Maintaining financial systems with high integrity, ethical conduct and compliance with Company policies.

  • Additional tasks may be assigned

Job Requirements

Training/ Skills



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required with in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Minimum of two to four years of professional accounting experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively within all levels of the Company.

  • A proven track record in leading/managing projects, meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively as part of a team

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred; all state certifications met

  • Internal controls experience required

  • Proficiency with accounting software; QuickBooks and Great Plains experience is preferred

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office application with advanced Microsoft Excel skills (no exceptions)

  • Demonstrated experience with process improvement is required.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Planning and organizing

  • Strategic thinking as well as problem solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • High energy, self-starter

  • Ability to handle stressful situations in a fast paced environment