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Sr. Accountant in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Sr. Accountant

Northville, MI


Our client is a German multinational conglomerate with a focus on industrial engineering and material production who is looking to add an experienced and professional Sr. Accountant to their team. As a Sr. Accountant, this individual will be responsible for performing the daily activities of the general accounting department which includes monitoring and analyzing general ledger accounts and financial statements.

Senior Accountant must have 5+ years in a progressive accounting role having dealt with the full financial statement.

Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance
  • 5 years plus relevant experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Hands-on analysis/entries/review/report
  • Able to function and self-serve in ERP system
  • Clear understanding of debits and credits
  • Clear understanding of P&L and balance sheet relationship
  • Flexible in changing output requirements
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS

Accountant Description:

  • Lead accounting activity for assigned business units in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Perform financial activity analysis resulting in entries to general ledger
  • Plan and organize reporting requirements from Corp, tax group
  • Lead the month end close for the assigned business units
  • Analyze financial statements on a regular basis for accuracy and follow up on required action items
  • Perform activities as assigned related to the accounting and analysis of the financial statements
  • Propose /lead process improvements activities to encourage lean processes in the department
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly journal entries and reports
  • Analyzing company performance against predefined expectations
  • Review cost and activity against predefined budget
  • Participation in the monthly general ledger close


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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