Senior Accountant

$65-75,000 DOQ
Dec 27, 2012
Jan 26, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Our client in the south metro has a direct hire opportunity for a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant position supports the Controllership function’s efforts to provide analysis for the business unit and across the organization.  This role will report to the Lead Accountant or Manager and will work closely with business unit and colleagues across the world to ensure that business requirements are supported appropriately.  The salary on this great opportunity is $65-75,000 DOQ; in addition excellent benefits.

Requirements/Education and Previous Work Experience Requirements:

  • Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business required
  • MBA preferred
  • CPA or CMA certification preferred
  • Four to seven years progressive finance or accounting experience including interaction with corporate and business unit management
  • Accounting experience with a global or multi-national company preferred
  • Integrated financial systems experience preferred (SAP, SAS FM, Cognos and BEX)

Knowledge and Skills Inventory:

  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • Technical knowledge of acquisition and operations analysis, transfer pricing, ROIC, working capital, contract administration, financial modeling, budgeting and forecasting
  • Demonstrates ability to perform Staff Accountant II level technical skills
  • Ability to present clear and succinct analyses to all levels of management
  • Capacity to lead multiple projects with competing demands for time and resources and successfully meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Strong collaboration skills and effective in a team environment; proven ability to effectively transfer knowledge to build team competence
  • Highly responsive and committed to results with a strong customer orientation
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate financial data across organization boundaries and geographies
  • SAP, Data Warehouse, Business Objects, Cognos and SAS FM knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Qualified candidates should apply using the built-in StarTribune application feature or you may email your resume directly to with KESSA in the subject line.  Thank you!

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