• Direct
  • 07/19/2024

SysPersonnel Systems Personnel

Improving Lives Through Employment

ID: 7257

Employment Type: Direct

Job Location: Buffalo, NY 14222


Direct Hire – Senior Accountant – Buffalo, NY


Our client is  seeking a highly skilled Senior Accountant to support the Director of Financial Reporting and Budgeting and the Shared Service organization. This role involves day-to-day and month-end close activities for multiple entities within the organization.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and internal/external business partners to exchange information and ideas, fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts at period end; prepare corresponding GL journal entries to maintain a complete and accurate GL in conformity with US GAAP.
  • Record weekly gross-to-net payroll in the GL, including underlying analysis to support allocations to multiple entities.
  • Perform analysis of various accounts and transactions to determine period-end accruals; record corresponding GL entries.
  • Analyze prepaid expenses at month-end and monitor for any current period additions; record corresponding GL entries.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and depreciation schedules, including additions and disposals, gain/loss on sale, and corresponding monthly GL journal entries.
  • Maintain lease accounting and record corresponding lease accounting monthly in the GL (aided by lease accounting software).
  • Responsible for closing the month-end records and "owning" the G/L of a subsidiary with annual revenues in the $20MM-$30MM range.
  • Support the annual external audit by responding to auditor inquiries, providing supporting documentation, and preparing ad-hoc analyses as needed.
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross-functional teams to effectively contribute to continuous improvement projects.
  • Perform variance analysis on select financial information and provide explanations that offer management insight and understanding of significant fluctuations.
  • Provide accounting support for acquisitions by reviewing financial information, converting data to the general ledger system, and obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
  • Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplish accounting and organization missions by completing related results as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Travel required 0-25%, including internal office visits and trainings.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screenings.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting or a related field preferred.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills required.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems preferred, with Sage Intacct experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports required.




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