Senior Accountant

205699 | Contract

This driven Senior Accountant, MBA, has a diverse accounting and finance background including fixed assets, inventory, reporting, analysis and tax. Industry experience includes manufacturing and large, publicly-traded organizations. Recent experience includes leading the development of new strategies and tools in accounting, systems, and financing to strengthen reporting, reduce costs, enhance profitability, and increase operational cash flow. Systems experience includes JD Edwards, SAP, HFM, Essbase, Smart View, AS400, BNA Fixed Assets (implemented), advanced Excel (pivots and Look-Ups).

Additional qualifications include:

  • Managed financial reporting and statement close including posting journal entries, performing account reconciliations, and compiling financial reports for multiple entities across large data sets
  • Participated in account clean-up efforts and process improvement initiatives around fixed assets, writing desktop procedures, expense allocations and other financial statement accounts
  • Performed financial statement analysis of results to identify variances and understand root causes
  • Managed all the fixed assets and ensured all were correctly applied in the system across 11 domestic, 4 Canadian, 3 UK and 1 China locations
  • Performed in-depth fixed asset project across 265 locations, reconciling all on a monthly basis by cost center
  • Assisted with JDE upgrade including training users and became a superuser for JDE, HFM and Essbase
  • Upgraded fixed asset system and learned SAP in 5 days to become the SME writing desktop procedures