The Senior Staff Accountant is a key member of the accounting department responsible for conducting the timely closing of the month-end financial activity including journal entries, general ledger reconciliation, and the preparation of numerous reports and analysis with moderate oversight. Additionally, the Senior Staff Accountant will assist the company Controller in evaluating and testing financial controls, policies, and procedures to ensure reported results comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate and execute the month-end closing process on a timely basis
Perform sales tax reconciliations as well as register new entities in the appropriate states as they become necessary
Analyze GL activity via reviewing, posting, and verifying journal entries with sufficient detail and supporting documentation
Reconcile month-end GL accounts using expertise and logic to assess ledger balances (i.e. accruals, reserves, etc.)
Review trial balance accounts monthly to identify anomalies and potential errors
Monitor and analyze monthly operating results as compared to budget
Assist in maintaining the company’s fixed asset register
Provide requested information relating to all external audits and internal requests
Assist in evaluating accounting and business control systems and offer recommendations for improvement and implementation of new processes
Establish short and long-term goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
Work on special projects as requested
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting or related field and a minimum of 6+ years’ of progressively responsible relevant experience in Public Accounting (preferred)
Knowledge of accounting, finance, and budgeting principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Self-starter with motivation to drive improvements
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with ability to bring business insight to analytical tasks
Strong oral and written communication skills with subordinate staff, peers, and senior staff across the organization
Deadline driven and customer service oriented
Experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
Aftermarket Performance Group (APG) is a fast-growing leader in the automotive aftermarket industry. The company is made up of multiple divisions focused on the wholesale distributor and direct-to-consumer segments within diesel performance (Premier Performance Products, TruckTech), jeep and off-road (Northridge4x4), compact performance (RallySport Direct, JB Autosports), and gas segment (Stage 3 Motorsports) as well as a manufacturing group (Proprietary Brands).