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Senior Accountant in Saint Petersburg, FL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

Job description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researches issues regarding application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to allocating costs and preparing financial statements.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements to increase efficiency in processing or analyzing financial information.
  • Assists in training others.
  • Resolves complex accounting problems.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Uses general ledger accounting software to prepare monthly financial statements, and reports.
  • Researches and makes recommendations to resolve unusual or irregular transactions.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts, prepares analyses and completes other monthly general ledger closing procedures.
  • Analyzes general ledger accounts to identify unusual or irregular transactions and makes recommendations to resolve.
  • Prepares/ reviews reports of financial information for management.
  • Supports and works closely with assigned business unit area
  • Responds to questions from the business and demonstrates a deep knowledge of assigned business area, including markets
  • Responds to internal/external auditor issues and problems.
  • Analyzes securities trading clearance procedures.

Skill in:

  • Reviewing, interpreting and analyzing financial statements.
  • Resolving unusual transaction and accounting discrepancies.
  • Preparing financial statements, and management reports.
  • Researching GAAP issues.
  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, reports, electronic communication, spreadsheets and complex databases.

Knowledge of:

  • Advanced accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Accounting software packages.
  • Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Ability to:

    • Implement changes to standard procedures when required by specific situations and circumstances.
    • Make independent decisions and solve more complex accounting problems.
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels.
    • Explain or clarify financial information to all levels of management.
    • Provide training to others.
    • Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Provide a high level of customer service.

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance (Accounting preferred) and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in preparing and analyzing financial information; or
  • A minimum of four (4) years accounting experience in the financial services industry.


  • A minimum of two (2) years public accounting experience in the financial services industry