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School Outfitters - Senior Accountant III

Location:   Cincinnati, OH

Salary:   based on experience


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THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Are you looking to be challenge and to have the opportunity for professional development?
  • Join an organization that encourages a healthy work life balance

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Based in Cincinnati, School Outfitters is a leading online retailer of school furniture and equipment. Since 1998, they have delivered seamless, enterprise-level project services that include marketing, product management, international sourcing, I.T., sales, accounting, and in-house customer service. Their experts handle new construction, renovations, or transaction projects with customized care – whether it’s for a single classroom or an entire school. They have the resources and knowledge to manage product research and selection, room design, installation and more.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (JOB SUMMARY)

Reporting to the Director of Accounting, the Senior Accountant III will utilize their in-depth understanding of accounting principles, internal controls, and company practices to perform complex accounting and financial reporting activities. The Senior Accountant III will:

  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements.
  • Perform accounting for foreign currency transactions/translations to the functional currency.
  • Perform monthly reviews and reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts such

as intercompany and investment in subsidiary accounts.

  • Document current financial reporting process in preparation for new financial reporting system and lead the documentation of the requirements for the new system.
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement variance analysis.
  • Perform the yearend financial reporting requirements for audit and help manage the workflow for the auditors.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge and application of GAAP accounting policies and practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

 

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, able to make decisions, solve problems and respond to inquiries with limited supervision
  • Ability to work autonomously and mentor others

 

THE PAYOFF

The Senior Accountant III will work at a Cincinnati Enquirer “Top Workplace” winning company, where they challenge their employees to excel and support them to achieve great things. School Outfitters is a company that encourages a healthy balance between professional and personal lives.

 

DIVERSITY/INCLUSION STATEMENT

Gilman Partners is committed to strengthening leadership teams and elevating the talent in our communities – and that means all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ability, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or national origin. You don’t have to meet every qualification in this job description to apply. If you’re drawn to the position and believe your experience makes you a good fit, we encourage you to reach out.



Contact:

Sarah Benner, Search Operations Manager

sbenner@gilmanpartners.com

513.842.5338