Senior Accountant

  • Location: , Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1563101

Lucas Group is partnered with a tech company with a family feel in search of a Senior Accountant to join their team. The Senior Accountant role would manage and support company financial and accounting operations, to include maintenance of a system of accounting records, a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, and ensure the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results. In addition, the Accountant will manage and support numerous financial transactions, from AR and variable expenses, to bank deposits and reconciliation. This person will work closely with our controller, bookkeeper, tax analyst and remote financial support personnel.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain payroll records for approx. 5,000 contingent employees, non-exempt employees.
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting weekly employee timecards and processing payments.
  • Subject matter expert with the timekeeping system, payroll practices and company requirements and policies.
  • Review and submit recurring payroll reports, including regulatory compliance reporting by state/jurisdiction.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to ensure payroll completeness and accuracy.
  • Effectively communicate to employees, managers, and stakeholders on payroll deadlines to prevent disruption to the payroll process.
  • Prepare reports (headcount, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for Management as needed.
  • Ability to understand the interaction between the payroll and accounting functions.
  • Support the Sales team to ensure seamless processing of bonuses and commission payments.
  • Respond to employee inquiries, researches errors or omissions.
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Prepare core financial reports (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows, AP/AR aging’s) on a recurring basis.
  • Perform ad hoc financial reporting and analysis for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform reconciliations (e.g., bank, GL) and resolve discrepancies.
  • Monitor banking activities, ACH, positive pay and cash and LOC balances.
  • Coordinate accounting and bookkeeping activities between staff members.
  • Maintain financial security by designing, implementing and managing internal controls.
  • Research and interpret accounting policy and regulations.
  • Maintain customer confidence and safeguard confidential financial information.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-5+ years solid experience with payroll processing and time keeping software.
  • 5+ years work experience as an accountant performing routine transaction and reporting functions, fluency with general ledger functions.
  • Knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Familiar with state and federal tax and wage laws.
  • Experience using ThinkWare Darwin or Sage MAS 100 software preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in MS Excel; proficient in data entry and time management.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Organized and able to prioritize.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within a small/midsize office environment in Golden, CO.
  • BS in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree.