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Senior Accountant

Company: Point Quest, Inc
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are: Point Quest Group is a community of life-long learners who respect the individual needs of our students. Point Quest believes that everyone deserves to learn in a safe, caring, and supportive environment fostered by integrity and positive relationships with students and staff. High expectations for success are sought through appropriate instruction and intervention, which allows for individual differences and learning styles.PURPOSE OF POSITION:The purpose of the position is to provide direct support to the VP of Accounting and Controller and conduct the daily transactions of the Accounting Department.JOB GROUP DESCRIPTION: Finance & AccountingOVERTIME STATUS: ExemptSALARY RANGE: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00Why Should You Apply?Competitive payTuition assistance/Licensing supportMedical, Dental, & Vision Benefits Options for Full-time EmployeesFlexible spending accounts for medical expensesDependent care with company matchEmployee assistanceLife, Legal and Pet Insurance401(k) with a company matchPaid Sick Leave/Holidays/VacationExcellent growth and advancement opportunitiesCollaborative and diverse environmentGeneralOversee all aspects of the general ledger for multiple entitiesSupport the integration of new company acquisitionsDevelop procedures to improve efficiency and maintain company accounting procedures and processesAssist with financial statement audits and income tax preparationManage and develop Staff AccountantsAssist with budgeting processesMonth-End CloseEnsure complete, accurate, and up to date financial statements and records are maintained via account reconciliations and analysisPrepare draft financials statements for reviewPerform month-end close duties including, but not limited to, journal entries/recurring entries, expense allocations, and balance sheet reconciliationsAnalyze, research and recommend solutions for resolution to monthly financial variancesImplementation and modification, as necessary, of accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls in accordance with GAAPMaintain daily, weekly and monthly reporting as requiredBilling, Collection & Accounts ReceivableEnsure completeness and accuracy of billing and cash receipts/deposits are recorded properly and timelyManage collection of aged receivables, including weekly status on cash receiptsAssist in development of billing processes and procedures during integration of new acquisitionsOBJECTIVES OR GOALS TO MEASURE PERFORMANCE:Ability to work in fast paced environment and meet critical deadlinesHighly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracyAbility to organize and prioritize work and communicates status with ControllerStrong technical and analytical skills including knowledge of GAAPStrong Excel skills (pivot tables, complex formulas, v-lookups, index, match, x-lookups etc.)Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and rolesEncourages collaboration, open communication and problem solving in a teamSelf-starter with the ability to take ownership of tasks and responsibilitiesEmbraces technology and quickly adapts to technological changeExhibits sound judgment when making decisions and recommendationsEnsures confidentialitySeeks mentoring and coaching opportunitiesContributes to the overall positive culture of the companyMINIMUM SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in Accountancy or related field and/or equivalent experience and training5-7 years of Accounting experience with some public accounting experience preferredCPA license a plusAbility to take ownership and drive projects/issues to completionExcellent attention to detail and accuracyStrong planning, organizing, and problem-solving skillsReliability, dependability and flexibilityDOJ/FBI Live Scan Background and TB ClearanceStrong computer skills, including advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and OutlookKnowledge of standard business practices and proceduresClear, professional, and effective written and verbal communication skillsWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Regularly required to be able to sit and view computer screens for extended periods of timeThe noise intensity level is moderate to highRequires frequent reaching, handling, sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, running, carrying and lifting 50 or more lbs.Must be able to see and hear within normal range with or without correctionOccasional exposure to dust, pollen and fumes This job description reflects management's assignment of essential job functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assignedPQI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Point Quest, Inc, Elk Grove , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Elk Grove, California

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