Senior Accountant

Department
Accounting
Location
Atlanta United States of America
Date Posted
15-07-2021
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At LeasePlan, we are always asking What's next in mobility.

Join our team and be part of a dynamic, exciting and engaging business, so we can discover What’s next together!

The Senior Accountant will perform a wide variety of accounting and finance responsibilities, including the preparation of recurring and non-recurring journal entries, account reconciliations, various tasks in the monthly close process, P&L variance analysis, and the preparation or review of various other analyses.  This role must also have a strong knowledge of general accounting concepts – IFRS/GAAP.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Monthly preparation and/or review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and other analyses.
  • Review of periodic variances and variances to forecast and budget during the monthly close process, including research, written explanations and support on follow-up questions.
  • Perform or review various recurring and non-recurring tasks related to areas of accounting.
  • Develop relationships in other departments in order to resolve complex and urgent challenges.
  • Participate in peer meetings with other Accounting/Finance team members related to team development, monthly close planning, audit coordination and other applicable tasks.
  • Assist with preparation of audit work papers and respond to audit inquiries.
  • Participate in projects which may include: data review/analysis, systems testing, and reporting of results.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency or improve accuracy of results.
  • Other duties assigned to ensure overall departmental efficiency.

 OTHER DUTIES

  • Other projects as requested.
  • Research accounting guidance and policies to complete memos related to accounting treatment of complex transactions.
  • Assist with annual budget process.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Thorough and accurate, demonstrates financial and numerical astuteness.
  • Critically analyzes information, demonstrating resourcefulness and creativity to accomplish tasks.
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Works independently, effectively managing and using time through organization and structure.
  • Creates useful internal relationships, developing rapport and collaborating with internal and external clients.
  • Assumes responsibility and focuses on achieving desired results.
  • Possesses a desire to contribute to the success of the team.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY

This position’s leadership responsibilities involve demonstrating ethics and integrity, developing adaptability, displaying drive and purpose and exhibiting leadership stature. The Senior Accountant should be comfortable indirectly leading and managing others.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This role is considered a flexible role.  Jobs in this category can be done either from home or in the office but are considered to be based in one of the two LeasePlan USA offices.  Employees whose jobs fall into this category will generally have the flexibility to determine when they work in the office or at home in consultation with their manager.  These employees also live near (within 50 miles) of a LeasePlan office. 

POSITION TYPE/STANDARD SCHEDULE

This is a Full-time position and hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Willing to work overtime as necessary, whether scheduled or not scheduled, during peak times and to support department goals or meet project deadlines.

TRAVEL

No travel is expected for this position.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors in Accounting.
  • CPA required.
  • 3 years in a similar environment.
  • JD Edward and AS400 experience a plus.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and vlookups.
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.
  • History of process improvement.
  • Strong technical accounting skills.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Careers at LeasePlan

LeasePlan operates across more than 30 countries. With over 55 years’ experience, LeasePlan’s mission is to provide What’s next in mobility via an ’any car, anytime, anywhere’ service.

We also believe ‘you cannot grow a business; you can only grow people who can grow the business.’ LeasePlan is proud of its culture of service and care towards customers and each other, which has endured for over 55 years. By applying to work with LeasePlan, you are joining a team where you yourself will get to play a part in building the future of our business.

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