Allied Universal Veterans

Senior AccountantNew York, NY

MSA Security®, An Allied Universal® Company, is a leading global provider of high consequence threat solutions. We offer customized and innovative security solutions developed and executed by a team of experienced professionals. We deploy more than 800 K9 Detection Teams nationwide to mitigate the explosive and active shooter threats. Our patented SmartTech® solution provides instant, remote X-ray screener support from FBI-trained bomb technicians. At MSA Security, we take pride in hiring professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement and military service. Start your phenomenal career with us today! We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time K9 handler jobs and other roles!

MSA Security, an Allied Universal® Company, is hiring a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant is responsible for managing and coordinating the accounting close and plays a key role in the financial reporting process. The position is responsible for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information to both MSA management and third parties. A strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is required as well as the ability to effectively coordinate tasks with various departments throughout the Company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Key participant in the month end closing process, includes the preparation of journal entries including accruals, reversing and permanent entries

  • Record monthly revenues in accordance with revenue recognition principles

  • Analyze various balance sheet accounts and preparation of reconciliations

  • Maintain and reconcile the Fixed Asset System

  • Maintain and oversee all accounting procedures and processes with a focus on improving efficiencies and strengthening internal controls

  • Obtain information from and coordinate efforts with various accounting and operating departments

  • Research discrepancies in account balances and proposing solutions based on findings

  • Perform analysis of variances from budget and prior period results and Ad-hoc projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study

  • Minimum of three (3) years of public or corporate accounting experience, preferably in the service industry

  • Hands on experience with managing an accounting close

  • Experience working with a major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) account system (NetSuite strongly preferred)

  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting principles

  • Advanced Excel skills required with detailed knowledge of advanced formulas and the ability to manipulate large amounts of data

  • High attention to detail and strong administrative skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines

  • Professional, articulate, and able to use good independent judgment and discretion

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS (NOT REQUIRED):

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance

  • 401(k) plan, subject to eligibility requirements

  • Paid time off offered at an accrual rate of 4.923 hours bi-weekly

  • Eight paid holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee discounts through our perks program to your favorite restaurants, entertainment venues and much more…

Pay $84,500 to $94,500 per year

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1165510

Location: United States-New York-New York

Job Category: Accounting and Finance, MSA