Senior Accountant

Ardmore, PA 19003

Posted: 07/15/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Accounting / Financial Reporting - Staff/Senior Job Number: 17105 Work Location: Onsite

Job Description

Top Stack is working with a well-established Hedge Fund with over $3B in AUM and a track record of success.  Our client focuses on delivering superior returns through a unique award-winning approach to investments. They are committed to the highest standards of performance, integrity, transparency, and responsibility in managing their clients' investments.

Position will play a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records and ensuring compliance with accounting standards. Reporting directly to the CFO, and will be responsible for a variety of essential tasks including but not limited to:

They are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Accountant with a strong background in financial analysis, accounting principles, and SQL expertise. The ideal candidate will not only excel in traditional accounting tasks but will also possess the ability to leverage SQL to optimize and streamline financial processes within our organization. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of our financial operations through data-driven insights and process improvements.

Responsibilities:

Financial Analysis and Reporting:
- Prepare and analyze financial statements, reports, and forecasts to provide insights into the company's financial performance.
- Conduct variance analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.
- SQL Data Management and Analysis:
- Develop and maintain SQL queries, scripts, and stored procedures to extract, manipulate, and analyze financial data from - various databases and systems.
- Perform data validation and reconciliation to ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial information.
- Identify and implement opportunities to automate routine tasks and improve data quality and efficiency using SQL.
Process Improvement:
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks in financial processes.
- Utilize SQL and data analysis techniques to identify root causes and develop solutions for process optimization.
-Implement best practices and standardized procedures to enhance the accuracy, timeliness, and effectiveness of financial operations.
Compliance and Risk Management:
- Ensure compliance with accounting regulations, policies, and procedures.
-Identify and mitigate financial risks through proactive analysis and controls implementation.
Training and Knowledge Sharing:
- Provide guidance and training to junior staff members on accounting principles, SQL techniques, and process improvement methodologies.
- Share insights and best practices with the finance team to foster continuous learning and professional development.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.
- 4+ years of experience in accounting or finance roles, with a focus on financial analysis and reporting.
- Proficiency in SQL with demonstrated experience in writing complex queries and manipulating large datasets.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights.
- Experience with process improvement methodologies (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma) is highly desirable.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organization.
- Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting.
- Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Fran Biunno
Managing Director

Fran is a Managing Director of Top Stack’s Finance & Accounting Direct Hire Division based out of Wayne, PA. He earned his bachelor's degree in Accounting from Villanova University. He has numerous awards including "Performer of the Year." Fran began his career working at the Philadelphia Stock Exchange while in college, he transitioned into Recruiting/Staffing and has developed a passion for matching top talent with premier employers. He is thrilled to be part of a great team that works hard to match candidates with employers and interacting with individuals both internally and externally. He is most proud of his keen ability to build lasting relationships with clients and candidates. His straightforward approach has gained him distinguished recognition in the industry.

Aside from his love of sales and recruiting, Fran enjoys cooking, grilling, and entertaining family and friends, as well as golfing. He is passionate and extremely knowledgeable regarding sports (especially Nova hoops!).

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