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Senior Accountant

Accounting

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

 

Location: USA - Mesa, W. Southern Ave 
Job Posting Title: Senior Accountant 

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Mesa, AZ team reporting to the US Director of Finance. The ideal candidate will be a strong and engaging leader, a strategic thinker who will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills to create and implement financial policies, controls, reporting systems and procedures that will improve efficiency and accuracy. We’re building a driven team of people who desire to serve and help develop others. In a small team like ours, everyone wears a lot of hats, and nothing is “not your job.” The environment is dynamic, so you’ll also need to thrive in a collaborative corporate team, be flexible and adaptable to change, and excited to help lead and develop our growing team.

 

SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day tax and financial operations of the US Accounting Department. This position is responsible for the performance of all functions related to accounting, including but not limited to accounts receivable and payable; tax and financial research, analysis, filing and planning; weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports and audits; and other complex financial, clerical and accounting functions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Post transactions to various ledgers, journals and registers
  • Direct and oversee data entry for all US financial documents and make necessary adjustments if needed
  • Maintain and organize all digital and physical accounting files by updating, filing or purging
  • Oversee collection activities through telephone contact or correspondence
  • Ensure vendor payables are recorded and paid in a timely manner
  • Summarize and prepare financial status and transactions reports, including profit and loss, balance sheet, and other necessary reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Review all intercompany transactions and generate invoices as necessary
  • Organize and file all federal, state and local income tax documents
  • Communicate with Operations and guide what actions/corrections need to be done to comply with accounting guidelines and procedures
  • Work directly with the US Director of Finance and Global Controller to prepare corporate informational reports, brief management on the company’s financial position, and recommend solutions to improve results
  • Conduct periodic internal financial audits to ensure accuracy
  • Reconcile report discrepancies and inquiries
  • Support the US Director of Finance & external auditors by gathering requested information in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement effective accounting policies and processes
  • Assist with training department staff on accounting policies and procedures
  • Complete all required tax forms and meets deadlines in a timely, accurate manner
  • Ensure all aspects of internal controls are followed
  • Remain current on industry changes and regulations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

N/A

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance/Business Management or an equivalent combination of education and Accounting work experience
  • Three (3) or more years of accounting experience in a Large Accounting Firm

 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

 

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • ERP System Experience

 

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

 

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate

 

Other Skills

  • Strong knowledge of established general accounting policies and procedures
  • Strong tax knowledge of local, state and federal regulations
  • Effective oral & written communication skills
  • Must possess integrity and be able to manage confidential information with the utmost care, security and discretion
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others within and across functions at all levels of the company
  • Leadership skills and the ability to effectively lead a team as needed
  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities/tasks simultaneously and effectively
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal direction from manager

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 60,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Read more at www.dsv.com

 

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