Senior Accountant


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JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant

Job Code: P477

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary:Indicate why the job exists and the overall function or job purpose.

Maintains financial records and ensures that financial transactions are properly recorded. Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Prepares complex balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports. Analyzes current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. May guide lower-level accountants.

Detailed Description:List the primary duties and responsibilities required to perform this job in order of importance; typically 4 to 6 key responsibilities.

· Prepares journal entries, analyzes accounts, prepares statements, and assists accounting manager with monthly closing and accounting reports.

· Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries for accounts, including general ledger and document business transactions.

· Maintains and coordinates implementation of accounting and control procedures.

· Resolves and corrects billing, inventory, costing, and other accounting discrepancies.

· Prepares documentation of processes and procedures and recommends improvements.

· Prepares general ledger account reconciliations.

· Researches and explains general ledger account variances to trend, budget, and prior year.

· Monitors and reviews accounting and related systems’ reports for accuracy and completeness.

· Prepares and reviews budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.

· Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends and recommends appropriate budget levels, and ensures expenditure control.

· Explains accounting policies to staff.

· Recommends, develops, and maintains financial databases, software, and manual filing systems.

· Supervises input and handling of financial data and reports for company automated financial systems.

· Interacts with internal and external auditors in completing audits.

Job requirements:Experience: Identify minimum education, experience, and/or skills/requirements necessary to perform the job. List as many skills as required.

(Required Education)

☐ Masters Degree

☒ Bachelors Degree- accounting, Finance, or Related

☐ Associates’ Degree (U.S.)/College Diploma (Canada)

☐ High School Degree or Equivalent

☐ Licenses/Certificates/Designations

☐ Other

(Preferred Education)

☐ Masters Degree

☐ Bachelors Degree

☐ Associates’ Degree (U.S.)/College Diploma (Canada)

☐ High School Degree or Equivalent

☐ Licenses/Certificates/Designations

☐ Other

(Required Skills/Indicate # of Years)

  • Accounting (3 years required, 5 preferred)

(Preferred Skills/Indicate # of Years)

  • Pertinent state and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Accounting theory, and application of principles and practices.
  • Principles and practices of financial record keeping and reporting.
  • Analysis and interpretation of complex financial and statistical data.
  • Assembly and preparation of data for reports.
  • Strong office and computer skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to prepare, examine, and verify financial reports.
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Able to research and analyze varieties of information.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS Indicate the approximate amount of travel this job will require


☐ 0% - 25%

☐ 25% - 50%

☐ 50% - 75%

☐ 75% - 100%


(Check any that are Relevant)

☒General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.


(Check any that are Relevant)

☒Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.


(Check any that are Relevant)

☒ Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.

☒ Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.

☒ Employee required to problem-solve.

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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