Senior Staff Accountant

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Merrimack, NH


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: <div>Working under minimal supervision of the General Accounting Manager, referring only to exceptional problems and issues for management review or approval, the Senior Staff Accountant primarily focuses on the cash cycle. The Sr Accountant tracks, posts, and reports daily cash to Sr Management. The Sr Accountant supports the Manager in the month-end closing process. The Sr Accountant analyzes assigned expense and balance sheet items, amortization of prepaid expenses, liability accruals bank reconciliations, and cash flow forecasting. Provides support to internal and external auditors as needed.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Where applicable, this position assures departmental processes are performed in compliance with applicable Sarbanes-Oxley controls.</div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Updates daily cash reports and cash forecast for CFO, journalizes cash transactions, compares with the trial balance in the accounting system, and performs daily and month-end bank reconciliations.</li> <li>Performs various tasks associated with month-end closing, which includes journal entries, analysis of medical expense, analysis and amortization of various prepaid expenses and accrued liabilities, analysis of outside professional expenses, analysis of expense trends, updates of monthly employee stock option exercises. This also includes support provided to internal and external auditors.</li> <li>Prepares and remits weekly 401k contributions to Fidelity Investments as well as other payments made by wire.</li> <li>Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by General Accounting Supervisor, General Accounting Director, or Controller.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</li> <li>Prepares and mails annual 1099s, files with IRS.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Required competencies:<br /> <ul> <li>Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to create complex spreadsheets using formulas, including v-lookup, and pivot tables.</li> <li>Advanced Accounting knowledge</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of general ledger accounting with the ability to balance cash accounts.</li> <li>Attention to detail in composing, keying, and proofing professional business materials</li> <li>Strong trend analysis skills with proven ability to analyze expense accounts for trends</li> <li>Articulate with the ability to express oneself clearly and professionally in written and oral communication</li> <li>Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities</li> <li>Analytical with ability to draw conclusions from data, systematic and rational Bachelors Degree in Accounting or the equivalent combination of work and experience required</li> </ul>