The Senior Accountant is a core member of the Company’s accounting department who will work side-by-side with the Corporate Controller to manage and run the accounting function of a $500 million nationally based construction Company. This position will report directly to the Corporate Controller and will be expected to work closely with people across all of Anson’s business lines and locations. The Senior Accountant is responsible for the quality and accuracy of the Company’s financial performance. They will play an active role in financial statement preparation, accounting period closings, cash flow analysis, internal and external financial reporting, and the verification of financial transactions.
The successful candidate will become part of a unique employee-owned commercial construction company that prides itself on a fun, hard-working culture. With an 80-year history, Anson is well known throughout the US as a premium specialty trade contractor working on some of the most dynamic buildings being constructed today.
Key Result Areas
Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities, including reconciliations, account analysis, and review of financial reports.
Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and resolve accounting related issues.
Perform monthly/quarterly analysis to ensure accounts properly reflect the company’s financial position.
Assist in the preparation of annual audited financial statements, and responding to audit inquiries from the Company’s external auditors
Ensure that all transactions are properly and timely accounted for.
Train and develop accounting staff and demonstrate leadership skills.
Serve as a subject matter expert in various areas of the Company ERP (accounting) system, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reporting functions.
Promote continuous improvement of processes, controls, and documentation.
The Senior Accountant will be held accountable for the integrity of all accounting information for the Company. They are the go-to person for overall maintenance of the Company’s general ledger detail including reconciliation and reporting. They will exceed expectations in the production of periodic financial reporting, and ensure results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Bachelor’s degree in the field of Accounting or Finance
Master’s degree, and/or CPA certification a plus
5+ years of work experience working with general ledger accounting.
In-depth, hands-on knowledge of and experience with accounting software applications (ERP).
Thorough understanding of accounting principles, practices, and procedures, as well as financial statement reporting.
Outstanding customer-service attitude and approach.
Highly self-motivated and directed, willing to go above and beyond.
Ability to absorb new ideas and concepts quickly.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Proficient written, oral, interpersonal, and presentational skills.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Ability to work with local and remote operational offices utilizing online tools.
Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, adaptable to change, and deadline oriented
Enjoys learning and self-improvement, looks for feedback and opportunities for growth
About Anson Industries, Inc.
From our humble beginnings 80 years ago in Chicago, we have adapted to the needs of the industry to become the premier self-performing specialty contractor in our respective trades and geographies. We believe Anson Industries is truly a great place to work. We employ more than 2,500 people and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. As a part of the Anson Industries family, we do our best to offer our teams opportunities to improve their skills and provide a pleasant and challenging work environment. Anson Industries is more than a job. It is a place to build a future and contribute to the well-being of oneself and family. Having been employee-owned since 1949, we know our employees are the reason for our success. Employee ownership has created a unique culture; it is more than just a place to work, it is family. We place great faith in our people and everything we do is inspired by a simple notion, to build an environment where you can succeed.