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Senior Accountant

Company: Bluelinx Corporation
Location: Marietta
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and/or obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Conducts analyses of operational financial data, investigation of variances and evaluates impact to planned activities. Responds to internal and external adhoc data requests. Assists in the coordination of monthly closing process; assists in identifying process improvements and controls; assists in the development and maintenance of appropriate accounting procedures, records and interfaces. Responsible for maintaining the integrity, accuracy and timeliness in preparation of the company's financial information in accordance with both internal and external reporting standards.

About BlueLinx Holdings Inc.BlueLinx (NYSE: BXC) is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx has a differentiated distribution platform, value-driven business model and extensive cache of products across the building products industry. Headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, BlueLinx has over 2,000 associates and distributes its comprehensive range of structural and specialty products to approximately 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers.

BlueLinx is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled

Responsibilities

  • Understands the company's vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Responsible for processing / recording transactions, maintaining general ledger accounts, monthly reconciliations, account analysis and preparing periodic reports. Posts monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • Reviews accounts for reasonableness and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepares journal entries, performs account reconciliations and analysis, and prepares schedules and general ledger accounts for internal and external reporting and external auditors for assigned areas. Researches / resolves un-reconciled amounts on a timely basis. Reviews / reporting of G/L and other statistical information for internal managerial reports.
  • May prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsible for financial planning, cash flow management, monthly and annual reporting and analysis.
  • Assists with preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements. Assists with SOX documentation and testing for assigned processes.
  • Works with various groups and functions to facilitate continuous process improvement. Assists in implementing appropriate accounting practices and internal controls. Contributes to the accuracy and efficiency improvements in the closing process. Maintains key accounting controls verification and reporting processes. Assists with documenting, creating, developing and maintaining processes, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with system upgrades for financial systems as needed and actively participates on special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Broad knowledge of financial transaction flows and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Solid understanding of financial closing process and monthly/quarterly cycles. Strong technical background in accounting, bookkeeping and GAAP principles. Highly organized and detail oriented. Excellent time management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, prioritize and work independently. Ability to work effectively with various disciplines within and outside the organization. Experience with SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance a plus. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.

Years of experience: 5-7 years related experience preferred; 3-5 years w/ MS/MA/MBA.

Keywords: Bluelinx Corporation, Marietta , Senior Accountant, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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