Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing
White Plains, New York
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
CFS has partnered with an organization based in White Plains, NY to help find a new Senior Accountant to join their growing team! The ideal candidate for this position is an experience and passionate Accounting professional, with a "can-do" attitude and strong work ethic.

About the company:
  • Over 500 retail locations across over 20 states in the US!
  • One of the largest distributors/retailers in the business
  • Big believers in that "their people drive their success"
  • In growth mode due to acquisition activity that has taken place in the last two years
  • In early stages, but planning to become a publicly-traded organization!
  • Worked under great management, including their Controller (who is a CPA, looking to pass on their knowledge)
What you'll do as a Senior Accountant:
  • Inventory Management:
    • Develop and maintain inventory control procedures.
    • Monitor inventory levels and reconcile discrepancies.
    • Implement inventory valuation methods and assess inventory obsolescence.
    • Collaborate with procurement and production teams to optimize inventory levels.
  • SG&A Analysis and Control:
    • Analyze SG&A expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual SG&A budgets and forecasts.
    • Monitor actual expenses against budgeted targets and variance analysis.
    • Implement controls to ensure compliance with expense policies and guidelines.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements related to inventory and SG&A.
    • Assist in the preparation of internal and external financial reports.
    • Support the audit process by providing relevant documentation and explanations.
  • Process Improvement:
    • Continuously evaluate and improve inventory and SG&A processes.
    • Identify areas for automation and efficiency gains.
    • Implement best practices to enhance financial reporting accuracy and timeliness.
What we are looking for in a Senior Accountant:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in accounting, with a focus on inventory management and SG&A analysis.
  • Strong understanding of inventory valuation methods
  • Proficiency in ERPs and accounting software and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate across departments.