The Senior Accountant is responsible for more complex transactional accounting activities related to general ledger accounts.
The position will act as a key resource in the day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger accounts, month end close activities and preparing financial reports for the TDS enterprise.
Specific responsibilities may vary depending upon assignment.
This position is also responsible for demonstrating leadership within their individual and / or team roles, as well as maintaining appropriate internal controls and SOX compliance.
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in a related field -OR- 4+ years professional work experience
3+ years experience with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or equivalent combination of technical and functional experience
Other Qualifications :
CPA or eligibility to sit for the exam
Ability to work effectively in complex fast-moving organization, satisfying needs of diverse constituents, under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.
Expertise in Excel, Word and Access; SAP knowledge a strong plus.
Knowledge and understanding of financial calculations and accounting reconciliation methods.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and active listening skills.
Proven ability to present results in a clear and concise manner to all levels within the organization.
Ability to work independently and / or within a team setting.
Strong personal and professional ethical values with impeccable integrity. Exhibits confidence and credibility and team-above-self outlook.
Sharp, rigorous thinker who can operate as an intellectual leader among bright, high-energy peers.
Strong results orientation, which includes achieving improvement commitments, performance metrics and targeted and required delivery dates.
Willing to immerse self in the business and develop an understanding of the requirements of the users of the financial information.