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Senior Accountant - Dart Express

Company: Dart Transit Company
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY:The Senior Accountant is a critical part of the Dart Express team and is responsible for the management of accounting staff, managing daily cash flow, issuing accurate financial statements on a timely basis, preparation and management of the annual audit, maintaining internal controls, compliance with bank covenants, tax and government reporting and relationships with vendors. This position works closely with the President on financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting and delivering select information to other business leaders.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Analyze and assist in controlling all overhead, budgets, forecasts, and long-range plansRecommend systems and procedures applicable to all Accounting functionsCreate, review, and enhance current management reports, identifying, and highlighting key factorsHelp develop information to create incentives for direct staff or other departments as neededHelp develop or improve management tools, in conjunction with I.T. that provide an assessment of the productivity of various departments to objectively assess the productivity of their respective departmentsSupervision of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit and Cash Application departmentsDevelop benchmark data to help ensure the company is productive and efficient. Provide recommendations to all departmentsOversee budgets and hold managers accountablePerform detailed analyses as needed to help with various systems and service acquisitions, including truck and trailer leasing or purchasingAssist with tractor and trailer leasing bill evaluation and auditsCoordinate filing of federal, state, and local income, sales, and property tax assessments and resolve any issues that arise Complete and file periodic government compliance reports as requiredProvide support and analysis for the insurance program through special analysis, coordination of audits and management of retroactive premium adjustmentsIssuance of monthly financial statements in a timely mannerManagement of the timely completion of the annual audit Completion of month end work-papers including preparation of asset, liability, and capital account reconciliations by compiling and analyzing account information and reconciling discrepanciesSupervise staff in completion of month end work-paperMaintains financial security by following internal controlsAnswers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policies and regulationsSupervise the preparation of multi-state sales and use tax returnsPrepare annual insurance renewal documentation for third partiesMaintains annual multi-state business and license registrationsMaintains customer exemption certificate programManages multi-state sales and tax auditsMaintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societiesProactively supports the organization's goals and objectivesQUALIFICATION AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent 3+ years of accounting experience required with 1+ year(s)Proficient in Great Plains SoftwareProficient in Microsoft Dynamics GP (Excel)Full cycle accountingThe ability to multi-task, work in a fast pace environment, be detail oriented with strong written and oral skills while maintaining effective communicationThe ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is requiredAttributes:Detail orientedIndependentDependableWell OrganizedAccurateCustomer-Service OrientedTeam PlayerPositivePersistentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment and may be required to walk, sit, stand, reach overhead, and bend to the floor. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to use dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee may be required to lift and transport items up to 10 pounds occasionally.

Keywords: Dart Transit Company, St. Paul , Senior Accountant - Dart Express, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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