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Senior Accountant

Tampa, FL

Posted: 03/23/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 20990 Pay Rate: $90,000 - $100,000

Job Description

We are working with a global, publicly traded industry leader, to add top talent to their growing team! This newly created Senior Accountant position is a multi-faceted role with responsibilities spanning financial close, footnote drafting and support, financial analysis, light GAAP research, and more!  In this global organization, you’ll be a valued business partner across departments and geographic regions, and you’ll have the opportunity to work on highly visible special projects. If you are seeking a new professional challenge, and hoping to find one that offers a strong career path without compromising work life balance and flexibility, then let’s talk!

Senior Accountant Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off policy, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, 401k with match, and more!
  • Visibility across the organization and career growth potential
  • Highly competitive compensation of $90,000-100,000, plus 10% bonus potential
  • Office located in Tampa, on a flexible hybrid schedule allowing work from home 2-3 days per week

Senior Accountant Job Duties: 

  • Perform month end close responsibilities
  • Track expenses and investigate variances to identify and determine proper accruals
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and resolve outstanding items
  • Partner with department heads to understand transactions and arrangements, to proactively ensure proper accounting treatment
  • Become subject matter expert for assigned area
  • Identify opportunities for automation and streamlining, and improved financial reporting
  • Assist with drafting disclosures and preparing supporting documentation for external filings
  • Provide support and assistance to external and internal auditors for your area of expertise
  • Review the work of lighter team members and provide coaching and development to staff

Senior Accountant Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field required
  • Active CPA license required
  • 4+ year of professional accounting experience
  • Audit experience with a public accounting firm preferred
  • Corporate accounting experience with large public company a plus
  • Strong foundation of GAAP knowledge and ability to apply to new accounting issues
  • Interest in developing deeper subject matter expertise in specific accounting and reporting areas
  • Team player, collaborative personality, and an innovator!
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and make quality decisions with a sense of urgency
  • Proficient with financial systems as well as Excel

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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