Senior Accountant

Company: System One ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 5 year(s)
Up to 25%
Job Description

Senior Accountant

Wilmington, DE

System One is seeking a Senior Accountant for a global chemical company in Wilmington, DE.

This is a 1 year contract with likely extension.

**Local candidates only, please**

**Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident**

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Providing “run and maintain” support to a team of Plant Cost Accountants (PCA) in the US Finance Service Center during the month that will allow the PCAs to focus on carve and separation related activities to the merger of both companies and the subsequent stand up of three new companies.
  • Preparing monthly account reconciliations for various accounts (A/R, Accruals, Prepaids, etc.).
  • Clearing freight and duty charges within the SAP system.
  • Running monthly data quality checks for US manufacturing plant sites.
  • Completing US Government Census forms for plant sites.
  • Mastering data/Business data requests.
  • Property tax information gathering.
  • Preparing and/or submitting carve or audit requests.
  • Ad hoc requests.
  • Maintains general ledgers and performs the complete accounting cycle in compliance with established practices and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Provides accounting and financial reporting guidance to support business, functional and corporate needs.
  • Analyzing, classifying, and reviewing complex accounting transactions and interrelationships.
  • Preparing interpretation of accounting results and advises management.
  • Identifying complex accounting problems, researches solutions, and corrects problem.
  • Examining financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
  • Ensuring internal controls are in place and operating effectively in accordance to Company standards and government regulations.
  • Initiating and leading special projects, etc. for process improvements.
  • Senior Accountant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required and CPA certification preferred.
  • 5 – 10 years accounting experience and preferably experience with SAP.
  • Proficiency with the use of the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Knowledge of basic auditing and internal controls standards (SOX Compliance) and good communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Contractor insurance benefits available

    Job RequirementsSAP,Accounts Receivable,Taxes,Internal audits