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Senior Accountant

Location: Corporate HQ - Jacksonville, FL, United States
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Requisition ID: 200531
Job Type: Full-Time

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Description

Pet Paradise is a rapidly growing pet care company which has distinguished itself through its comprehensive and unique guest experience. Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, Pet Paradise has more than 50 locations in operation or under development and 1,600 employees across nine states with plans of doubling its footprint over the next several years. In addition to keeping pets healthy and happy with services for boarding, day camp, grooming and veterinary care, Pet Paradise is passionate about shaping a new kind of pet care- the kind of complete pet care that centers around making sure our 'guests' can live their happiest, healthiest, longest life possible.

Pet Paradise is currently searching for a Senior Accountant to join the HQ Team in Jacksonville, Florida. The Senior Accountant is responsible for account reconciliations, Month-End/Year-End Close duties and identifying efficiencies in the AP and close processes. There is potential for this position to be "hybrid," but the ideal candidate must be located near our Jacksonville/San Marco office.

Essential Functions Of The Senior Accountant Include

  • Process transactions in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording transactions properly.
  • Reconcile the sub ledgers to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve issues.
  • Reconcile high-volume accounts.
  • Data summarization and analysis for efficient recording financial data
  • Establish records of accounts, prepare and input journal entries as necessary.
  • Resolve disputes between vendors and follow up on payments.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for management, finance, etc.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to staff accountants

Accounting Functions

  • Reconcile GL to Expense Cards.
  • Reconcile GL to bank account activity.
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with team to ensure timely financial reporting.
  • Participate in special projects as needed..

Qualifications

  • Proven working experience in an accounting function.
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage financial figures and financial records.
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers.
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Quickbooks experience is preferred.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Perks & Benefits

  • Complimentary Pet Day Camp
  • Complimentary Boarding (30 non-holidays per year)
  • Discounted Veterinary Care
  • On-demand pay (DailyPay)
  • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Community Perks (Discount program)

Education/Experience: Three to five years of prior Accounting experience

Bachelor's degree in accounting required

Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability: Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles. Proven ability to calculate, post and manage financial figures and financial records. Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software. Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel. Quickbooks experience is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities at this time.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is of a typical office setting with moderate noises created from office equipment (phones, printers, copiers, staplers).

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, walk; lift push or pull objects up to 20 pounds. Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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