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Senior Accountant

Full Time

 Structura would like to talk with you about joining Mercer-Zimmerman as a Senior Accountant supporting Structura and our affiliated companies, centered around the lighting industry - from manufacturing to service.


Job Description

  • Participating in the monthly financial close process, including preparation of journal entries and reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Analyzing financial statements to understand trends in the business and ensure accuracy of reported results
  • Supporting an environment of continuous improvement and helping implement automation to improve efficiency
  • Corrdinating accounting projects and initiatives with other memebers of the accounting/HR team or with other departments
  • Assisting the Director of Accounting and Finance with valuation and due diligence process for acquisitions
  • Preparing purchase accounting entries
  • Managing integration activities for acquisitions
  • Assisting with preparation of financial reports to third parties
  • Assisting with preparation of tax workpapers for third party CPA firm
  • Assisting with annual 401K audits
  • Preparing government census reporting
  • Filing sales tax returns in multiple jurisdictions and researching sales tax issues as needed


Our Criteria

  • 3+ years of experience in accounting, preferable in public accounting
    • Experience in construction or manufacturing industry accounting a plus
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Must Haves:
    • Be able to thrive in a fast paced environment and interface with staff and customers. 
    • Solid understanding of accounting principles for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.
    • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Highly organized and able to complete tasks on a timely basis and with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close procedures.
    • Basic sales tax knowledge.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Quickbooks Online experience
    • Experience with ERP systems
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, sum if, v-lookup, etc.)
    • Understanding of large-scale data mining and reporting tools (e.g. Power BI, SQL)

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