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Senior Accountant I

Req ID:  982

Working Location: PENNSYLVANIA, CENTER VALLEY 

 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Senior Account I works under minimal guidance to manage the control posting and maintenance of various subsidiary ledgers on a daily basis as well as preparation of financial statements account analysis and assisting in monthly accounting close including general ledger entry preparation. The position requires complete understanding of principles and standards and will ensure consistent application of accounting policies across all business units while applying J-SOX controls as documented. 

Job Duties

* Analyzes and challenges various internal control matters as they pertain to financial accounting and reporting. 

 

* Responsible for reviewing the accuracy of various Balance Sheet reconciliations to be provided by staff accountants. 

 

* Leads monthly closing process by preparing uploading and posting journal entries. 

 

* Prepares various general ledger account analyses and reconciliations by reviewing transactions within the general ledger to ensure accurate activity within the account. 

 

* Provides transaction backup and responds to questions from external auditors as required on various audit analyses.

 

* Provides feedback to Group financial personnel on monthly Revenue Gross Margin and Operating Expense Reports to ensure highest quality integrity of data and an understanding of divisional operations. 

 

* Supports various Business Groups with accounting and financial systems research. Also provides other Groups with accounting and operational process data and proposes solutions as requested. 

 

* Ensuring control documentations are complete and appropriately reflects the business processes. 

 

* Working with IAD/EY to support control testing and facilitate remediation of deficiencies. Will be responsible for J-Sox documentation coordinating audit procedures with internal and external auditors for all of OCA including management of overall process.

 

* Perform other essential duties as directed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. CPA and/or MBA are preferred.

 

* Minimum 5 years of related business/accounting/finance experience is required. 


* Comprehensive knowledge of business operations accounting, and IT systems is a must.  

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Strong PC Skills (Excel PowerPoint Word).

 

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

 

* Focus on prioritization skills as well as organization.

 

* Ability to multi-task and attention to detail are essential. 

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.
 

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

 

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