Senior Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to assist with general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks, as well as the continual automation of manual processes.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Develop and enter journal entries into general ledger in a timely, accurate manner
  • Independently automate manual processes using various types of analytical software
  • Develop account reconciliations with assurance of accuracy and timely resolution of reconciling items
  • Responsible for month end close activities, including company uploads and reporting
  • Maintain sound internal controls and implement new controls, as needed, to comply with company policies and procedures
  • Independently serve as Accounting lead in projects including but not limited to system upgrades and implementations, new finance products, transaction process changes, etc.
  • Respond to internal and external customer requests to meet their needs and resolve any issues in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in internal and external audits by providing timely and accurate data to auditors
  • Train and/or mentor junior accountants
  • Prepare, analyze and/or present financial and non-financial reports
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and drive change
Education and Experience Required:
  • BA/BS in Accounting required
  • CPA, MBA and/or Master in Accounting is strongly preferred
  • Alteryx, Qlik Sense experience preferred
  • 10+ years progressive experience in accounting, preferably in the financial services industry
  • Multi-national corporate work experience preferred
Required Competencies and Skills:
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Demonstrated professionalism, including verbal and non-verbal communications, as well as emotional intelligence
  • Solid working knowledge of IFRS accounting principles and financial information systems
  • Sound business judgment and decision making abilities
  • Expert in MS Office, with advanced skills in Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Experience with reporting software packages is beneficial
  • Innovative problem solving, research and analytical skills
  • Strong evidence of personal initiative, willingness to learn systems and independently work with other departments to resolve issues
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, as well as ability to present to all levels of management
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and focus on quality
  • Ability and desire to work within and in support of a team environment, including expert relationship development skills
  • Ability to independently recognize and resolve issues that require complex analysis
  • The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of the financial services industry within a large multi-national corporation

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

At Volvo Financial Services, we are working together to shape the world we want to live in. As the captive finance arm of the Volvo Group, VFS provides financial services and solutions that meet the needs of our customers’ evolving business. Through our dedication to innovation, we support society in its adoption of sustainable transport and equipment solutions. VFS is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA and serves Volvo Group customers and dealers in more than 50 markets.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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