Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Senior Accountant - GL / General Ledger in Manchester, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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Job Description

The General Ledger Senior Accountant will play a vital role in delivering accurate fiscal results for a growing furniture retailer located in Manchester, CT. The Senior Accountant is a key part of the finance group and an important partner supporting business operations. This role will provide exposure to many different areas of the business and allow for direct relationships with leaders of the company. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for monthly close activities as well as a variety of analyses to support business activities. We are a growing team helping to drive decision-making in a growing business, and we are always looking for new and better ways to perform our functions.

We are seeking a highly-motivated individual who is excited to be a part of a fast-growing company. Our GL team needs to grow to assist the needs of the business, to help guide the company through this growth, and to develop improved and versatile processes to report accurate fiscal results.

This job will be performed in a mix of the corporate office building and remote from home. We try to work collaboratively as a team and are in regular communication even when remote.

Job Responsibilities

  • Driving an efficient fiscal close
  • External audit support
  • Journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Ownership of department P&L results
  • Assist with controls compliance
  • Data and results analysis

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum five years of experience in an Accounting environment
  • Demonstrated success working independently and collaboratively
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Analytical and investigative mindset and skills
  • Experience preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and budget analyses
  • While this is not a supervisory position with direct reports, leadership opportunities will be common. Supporting the finance group and operational business partners will require ownership of certain areas, and providing guidance to the staff accountants when needed will also be key. A detail-oriented and organized individual is best-suited for this role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Experience using reporting software or writing reports

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.