Senior Accountant- Stock & Benefits

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client client is a fast growth company in the Healthcare industry and they wish to hire a Senior Accountant with a strong understanding of stock and benefits.

 Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Generate monthly accounting detail for FAS 123R expense including projected expense, forfeiture detail, projected forfeiture detail, and dividend-related expense and provide timely, accurate and complete advice and analytical support on accounting issues related to equity compensation.
  • Generate and process invoice documents for Recharge arrangements in international locations and coordinate with Finance on projected performance results for Performance Restricted Share Units.
  • Responsible for the quarterly valuation calculation, cash flow re-class reports and quarterly processing dividend payments on Performance Restricted Share Units.
  • Coordinates with Executive Compensation consultant and other areas including Legal and Finance to ensure expectations are aligned and achieved and function as lead contact for Internal Audit and external auditor reviews.
  • Responsible for general ledger and benefit plan reconciliations/audits for 401(k) and Health & Welfare plans.
  • Books payroll files provided by payroll department and 3rd party payroll company.
  • Administers commission, bonus payments, relocation reimbursement, PTO accruals, and payment of stock option exercise proceeds.
  • Complies with all regulatory and compliance requirements, including state and federal tax payroll laws.
  • Perform and support month/quarter/year-end close responsibilities, including: preparation and recording of complex journal entries, reserve/accrual adjustments, balance sheet reconciliations, financial statement review, balance sheet analytics, and other close activities.
  • Analyze account transactions, prepare complex account reconciliations, resolve reconciling items, and prepare accounting statements and reports.
  • Ensure account reconciliations are timely, accurately prepared, review and all variances are resolved.
  • Develop/implement best practices/standardization to create effective, efficient, and accurate accounting operations.
  • Conduct ERP testing activities and support as needed.
  • Perform special projects as assigned or through individual initiative to assist the company in achieving its goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA is a big plus
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Good understanding of Stock and Benefit Plans
  • Mastery of accounting concepts and financial statements including working knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills with attention to detail, adaptability, self-starter, and high degree of personal accountability is essential.