Senior Accountant

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If you want to be an important part of a team and make an impact in business or the community, SST Accountants & Consultants is your place. Each year, we select a few new team members for growth, not attrition, and your work makes a difference from day one on the job. Our philosophy is to hire and retain associates that develop the knowledge and experience to become future leaders of the firm.

SST Accountants & Consultants has a 25-year history of providing attractive opportunities for tax, audit, and consulting professionals. From offices in North Dallas and Arlington, Texas, our not not-too-big, not-too-small firm serves clients across the nation. We specialize in accounting and consulting for nonprofit organizations and career schools & colleges, yet also serve a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals.

Job Summary

SST is seeking a Senior Accountant part-time 25 hours per week to full-time 40 hours per week in the Dallas area.

The position serves as a part of SST Client Accounting and Advisory Services Team. This position will be responsible for providing accounting services consistent with the client engagement to a diverse group of small and medium sized non-profits in a very fast paced environment.

Benefits for Full-Time Employee

  • Steps to Success (defined career path)
  • Internal & External Training
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan after six consecutive months of full-time employment (up to 4% match, with immediate vesting)
  • Continuing professional education each year
  • Medical, dental and vision plans available with employee allowance
  • Health Savings Account available
  • Flexible Spending Account available
  • Participation in firm’s Section 125 cafeteria plan
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 17 days of paid time off, which increases based upon length of service
  • Paid Long Term & Short Term disability
  • Paid life insurance at one times annual salary
  • Minimum 7 paid holidays
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free parking

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Entry of accounting transactions: vendor bills, customer invoices, bill payments, customer payments, deposits, rents, journal entries, other disbursements, and withdrawals.
  • Maintaining complete and up-to-date detailed accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger accounts, trial balance, fixed assets systems, and financial statements.
  • Processing payroll and/or making the necessary entries to record payroll processed by a third-party (gross wages, employer tax and other payroll expenses, and payroll liabilities).
  • Provide daily, weekly, monthly reports to management.
  • Prepare, reconcile, examine, review, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards and GAAP.
  • Constantly communicates with clients, team members, supervisors, and manager to provide status of tasks, projects, and any potential challenges.
  • Maintains and demonstrates customer service focus and core values of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and produces work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Works independently using good time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.
  • Actively learns on the job through exposure to new challenges, team training, and professional education.
  • Fosters strong professional relationships with clients, team members, supervisors, and managers.
  • Attend regular meetings via video, phone, and in person.
  • Accurately track time and transactions by client.

Requirements & Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a wide range of accounting processes
  • 3+ years’ experience in QuickBooks Online (preferable QuickBooks ProAdvisor certified)
  • Experienced in Excel and Microsoft Office programs
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and accrual accounting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with a non-profit organization is-a plus
  • Engages in and demonstrates good active listening with diverse groups of clients, team members, and managers.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Strong work ethic, takes ownership of tasks and see them through to completion. Honors commitments and fulfill promises.
  • Ability to be thorough and complete when working, processing, or providing information and documentation.
  • Ability to work in multiple computer systems efficiently.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills and produces work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Uses good time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.

Seize an Opportunity.

We’re not just looking for bodies to fill chairs. We’re looking for people who care about using their accounting education to grow with us, and have a rewarding career and lifestyle.

If you are that person, apply here:

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Arlington, Texas 76017

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