Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting in Greensboro, North Carolina
WHO OUR CLIENT IS:
This company is a leading operator of upscale open-air outlet centers that owns (or has an ownership interest in) and/or manages a portfolio of 37 centers with an additional center currently under development.
Operating properties are located in 20 states and in Canada, totaling approximately 14.0 million square feet, leased to over 2,700 stores operated by more than 600 different brand name companies.
GREAT leadership team and a FUN work environment that values flexibility in the work place.
WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:
Team oriented environment that fosters commitment to the company vision
Have ability to work with latest and greatest technologies
Large company with a small company atmosphere
Strong culture of growth, change, and accountability
WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
You will act as an integral component to the organization by delivering accurate fiscal information to provide a clear picture of the company’s financial position.
We look to you to process month-end closings, gather data for internal and external reporting, analyze data for rationality, and continuously support the monthly and quarterly closing processes for SEC reporting.
With your high professional ethical standards, you will ensure that financial statements adhere to GAAP and SEC reporting requirements, in addition to meeting all the related required disclosures.
Demonstrating robust accounting and financial knowledge, you will play an active role in the monthly and quarterly closing process, including both preparation and review of closing schedules, as well as preparing quarterly and annual financial statements with all accompanying footnotes.
In addition to performing XBRL tagging, you will support preparation and review of SEC filings, including Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, and Form 8-K.
Using your strong analytical mindset, you will conduct accounting technical research and write technical memos/white papers for accounting and disclosure matters.
You will manage the Wdesk platform, including rolling forward of documents and linking of values.
When needed, you will perform account reconciliations and journal entries.
Providing efficient and accurate material, you will perform analytical reviews of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
Using strong communications skills, you will participate in the coordination with external specialists (i.e. valuation specialists, actuaries, etc.) on critical accounting estimates and related assumptions and serve as a liaison between the Company and external auditors to resolve accounting and reporting issues during annual external audits.
With meticulous attention to detail, you will review reports from external specialists and documentation of review procedures over data for internal controls documentation.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
You have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting, business, or related field. 3+ years’ experience in financial reporting is required, along with experience at a big 4 or large regional public accounting firm.
You hold or are eligible to hold a CPA license.
You are highly proficient in Excel, with experience in Workiva, MRI and/or Vena Solutions software being preferred.
You have exceptional attention to detail with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.
You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment and highly self-motivated.
You have strong research and analytical skills, with a keen understanding of US GAAP and an ability to document and/or perform testing related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements.