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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21794 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $100,000

Job Description

Exciting new opportunity for a confident, self-directed accounting professional in the Tampa Bay Area. The Senior Financial Reporting Accountant will create this new position and report directly to the Director of Financial Reporting on this small team. Terrific corporate culture and superb benefits package for the professional who is interested in adding value now and as the company continues its strong growth trajectory! 

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Beautiful offices
  • Quality work/life balance schedule
  • Great career development and growth potential
  • Strong benefits package
  • Salary target $80,000 – 100,000 based on experience, plus bonus potential

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant Job Duties: 

  • Assist with technical accounting matters and the application of US GAAP and local statutory GAAP
  • Monitor and research new GAAP pronouncements, document and implement impact and accounting process changes
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements; assist with periodic management reporting
  • Update, document, and implement accounting policies and procedures
  • Understand and document reporting needs, collaborate on operational issues, develop creative solutions, and provide business guidance and insight through financial reporting
  • Evaluate and identify areas of potential exposure and internal control weaknesses
  • Develop, implement, document and maintain the internal systems and financial controls
  • Implement best practices over financial statement preparation and reporting and certain accounting areas
  • Work with external audit firms during annual audit process, including preparation of audit requests
  • Coordinate cross-functionally
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and projects

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA required
  • National public accounting firm and/or SEC registrant experience
  • 4-6+ years relevant accounting and reporting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Completion of audits on publicly traded clients and/or experience with public company SEC filings and Sarbanes Oxley
  • Strong technical accounting and US GAAP knowledge, with specialty in multiple areas that may include revenue recognition, accounting for business combinations, lease accounting, and/or stock-based compensation
  • Demonstrated clear proficiency in research and documentation of various complex accounting issues
  • Solid critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organization skills

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance 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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