Senior Accountant – Tampa, FL

Written on October 30, 2018

Warren Averett is working with a great company in Tampa who is growing and adding a Senior Accountant to their team.  The ideal candidate will have 3+ years’ experience and must understand GAAP. CPA is a plus.


  • Participate in monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing process.
  • Maintain global or regional subject matter expertise of select accounting areas.
  • Assists in the evaluation of existing policies and procedures and compliance therewith.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of current and new finance and accounting programs and initiatives; makes recommendations for enhancements and improvements.
  • Provides financial and technical support to management.
  • Gathers and analyzes financial data during the closing/reconciliation/reporting/budget/forecast process.
  • Generates ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested by management.
  • Gathers and analyzes data reflected in the company's financial statements ensuring it is stated properly and reflects accurate information.
  • Communicates issues, project status and other applicable information to management.
  • Completes special projects as assigned by management.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while utilizing creative capabilities, thought leadership, intellectual curiosity, and critical thinking.
  • Supervises local and international colleagues
  • National and international travel as required by assignments.


  • Bachelor in Accounting, Finance, or similar with a CPA, CMA, CIA, etc. preferred (not a must-have)
  • 3+ years of public or corporate accounting preferred
  • Understand US accounting principles, procedures and regulations
  • Understanding of accounting standards and procedures for consolidation of entity financial statements
  • Understanding of GAAP to major accounting transaction cycles, intercompany transactions and eliminations, consolidation, and accounting for foreign exchange transactions.
  • Experience with SAP/BPC, Concur, Ariba, Kyriba and/or other accounting information systems is highly preferred
  • Advanced skills in Excel required, and working knowledge of Access & SharePoint preferred

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