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Senior Accountant

Dayton, OH ยท Healthcare

The Senior Accountant serves as team leader in the accounting department, ensuring that the department creates accurate and timely financial records for multiple entities. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports which may include performing the following duties:


  • Examine accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to standards defined within the department.
  • Audit employee benefit plans and preparing audit worksheets.
  • Prepare complex reports and data summaries for upper management. Ability to complete complex reconciliations independently and accurately, as well as take initiative to seek out required resources needed to be successful.
  • Reviews journal entries, balance sheet recs & other reports prepared by junior staff. Detailed review of financial statements & supporting documentation for accuracy; provides support, direction & training to junior staff members.
  • Responsibility/oversight for adequate payables/receivables processes and improvements to ensure timely payment of invoices and excellent customer service. Innovative thinking.
  • Performs variance analyses and prepares account reconciliations, including complex bank reconciliations as well as other general ledger account reconciliations. Supports finance management with on-going projects, annual budget preparation and ad hoc requests from outside business units.
  • Assists & coordinates financial and tax audits and year end processes.
  • Leads more complex accounting projects with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departmental representatives. Ability to take ownership and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Documents processes and procedures for various practices of the department.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral) with all areas of the company, including management, director and partner levels.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.


  • Proven experience as senior accountant or senior auditor coming from public accounting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • SEC experience a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

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