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Senior Accountant

Company: SCS Global Services
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Since 1984, SCS Global Services has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across the economy in the natural resources, built environment, food and agriculture, consumer products and climate sectors. Partnering with companies, government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders, we are striving to advance sustainable development goals through independent assessment, the application of sound science, and innovative solutions. Through these services, we are enabling decision-makers and purchasers to make informed decisions, giving innovators a competitive edge, and helping to drive the development of leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement. Roles & Responsibilities * Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and underlying analysis in areas such as cash, prepaid expenses, revenue recognition and accruals * Review accounting transactions for accuracy and completeness * Maintains and produces regular financial reports * Works to improve data quality and report design with a focus on business partner needs * Provide accounting policy guidance to ensure financial transactions are accurate, timely and comply with company policies * Support company and department efforts to establish appropriate internal controls and assist in implementation of new policies and procedures * Maintain detailed accounting documentation in support of relevant legal, regulatory, and audit requirements * Coaches junior staff and identifies opportunities for professional development * Provide support on special projects and ad hoc analysis * Consistently demonstrates policy and procedure compliance Core Qualities, Abilities & Motivation * Strong desire to be a trusted financial partner, delivering quality financial reporting * Excellent written and oral communication skills * Serves as a liaison to business partners providing issue resolution * High degree of initiative to identify and correct errors and improve processes * Attention to detail with a desire for continuous improvement and learning * Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the company Minimum Experience & Education * Five plus (5+) years of progressive accounting experience * Experience performing reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, depreciation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, managerial and financial report preparation * Strong organizational skills * Proficient in Excel * ERP experience * Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other related field * Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered, unless precluded by local and national jurisdiction. Pursuant to local and national law--proof of vaccination required. Medical and religious accommodations will also be considered. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered, unless precluded by local and national jurisdiction. Pursuant to local and national law--proof of vaccination required. Medical and religious accommodations will also be considered. The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed. Physical Requirements: This is an office based job. Sit 6+ hours per day. Keyboarding 6+ hours per day. Must be able to speak and listen in person and on the phone. * SCS, Working Remotely: This particular position will be adopting a hybrid model of work, combining both time at the office and working from home. As part of our remote work, we want to ensure that our employees have what they need to work from home. We provide our new employees with a computer and can offer assistance in acquiring ergonomic necessities. EEOC Statement: SCS Global Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SCS Global Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: SCS Global Services, San Francisco , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Emeryville, California

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