Sr Staff Accountant - REMOTE

We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

  • We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
  • We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.

The Sr. Staff Accountant ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. Responsible for moderately complex general ledger related accounting functions including prepaid and accrual journal entries and reconciliations that require estimates.  The Sr. Staff Accountant will maintain integrity of general ledger data within Oracle Cloud. Duties assigned to this role require that strict deadlines must be met with respect to bank reporting and internal management reporting. The Sr. Staff Accountant will provide management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts, preparing financial statements. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities including journal entries, budget preparation and reconciliations of accounts, coordination, and completion of annual audits, and reviewing financial reports/support as necessary.
  • Prepare period end reconciliations of standard balance sheet accounts including various current and non-current assets and accrued liabilities using Oracle Cloud General Ledger, review for reasonableness and provide the final draft to supervisor for review by assigned deadlines. 
  • Review and analyze period-end fluctuations in assigned income statement and/or balance sheet accounts including variances to various metrics within assigned deadlines.
  • Prepare, review, and edit financial reports (Oracle Cloud generated reports and manual Excel reports) to ensure data accuracy and compliance with accounting principles. Reviews of reports must be timely to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Test and document accounting related processes that are set up in Oracle Cloud.
  • Collaborate with IT on designing the transactions workflow in Oracle Cloud.
  • Research and interpret accounting guidance and literature to assist in answering financial questions and implementing new accounting standards.
  • Assist management with audit planning, preparation, and review of audit work papers. Collect information for audited financials from many varied sources, analyze data provided by other team members to ensure reasonableness, accuracy, consistency, and proper application of GAAP. Draft footnotes and statements, ensure compliance with GAAP and IFRS accounting requirements, as well as Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • Develop and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; implement efficiencies and recommend changes.
  • Assist on all projects within the prescribed deadline as required by the Accounting Managers, Controller or CFO.
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related projects as needed.
  • Assist with developing and training Staff Accountants and team building. Review journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy.
  • Coordinating more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments with limited assistance.
  • representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

 

 

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business/finance (or equivalent education and experience) with emphasis in accounting, is required. Degree(s) must be from a credible college or university.
  • Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting or in a corporate accounting position.
  • Oracle Cloud Finance and FRS reporting preferred.
  • CPA or CMA is a preferred.

 

 

Other Skills and Abilities Qualifications:

  • Ability to influence and lead others within varying levels of the organization.
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.
  • Excellent customer service and follow-up skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Effective communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Proficient time management, ability to meet strict deadlines, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing multiple priorities and projects with high visibility, tight timelines and a high degree of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills, attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Advanced technical skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and Oracle Cloud ERP & FRS reporting.

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.