Senior Accountant

Company Name:
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
Senior Accountant
Beacon Roofing Supply - North Division is a roofing and building supply distributor comprised of Beacon Sales Company in New England, Quality Roofing Supply Company in Eastern PA, NJ and DE, and Cassady Pierce/McClure Johnston Company in Western PA and WV. We are a 56 branch division of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., a $2 billion public company and the largest publically traded roofing supply distributor in the country. We have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Accountant at our Peabody, MA regional office.
The Senior Accountant provides critical support to our Divisional Controller and assists with creating continuing improvement and extending best practices throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will have at least five years combined public and industry accounting experience. The job requires strong technical accounting understanding and analytical abilities. Experience with SOX compliance, budgeting processes and internal controls is strongly preferred.
Primary Responsibilities
Assists with the timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements and analyses as well as operating data and special reports as required.
Responsible for the timely reconciliation of specified balance sheet accounts.
Assists with the oversight of the accounting department.
Assists with sales tax, property tax and other tax compliance.
Assists with compilation of the annual budget package.
Provides support for operational and financial branch reviews.
Aids with control of all of the region's sales and purchase orders to ensure conformity to established policies and procedures.
Assist with preparation of the region's reports to government agencies.
Assists with the region's compliance with company policies and procedures and the effective operation of internal controls.
Supports branch inquiries and researches accounts payable, accounts receivable and other financial inquires to provide understanding to branch and regional managers.
Assists with preparation of financial reports for Regional Vice President, Executive Vice President and Corporate Management.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification (strongly preferred but not required).
Minimum of five years relevant experience.
Proficiency with MS Office products and an advanced understanding of Excel.
Knowledge of Mincron and Prophix is a plus,
Willing to travel (5% max, local only)
Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, and problem resolution.
Must be able to work independently, handle multiple tasks and maintain confidentiality.
Must be willing to work extended hours to meet departmental goals.
Demonstrate the ability to make sound business decisions.
Demonstrate the ability to perform and adapt in a changing environment as necessary.
Ability to gather, monitor and document data.
Ability to recognize financial implications of business decisions and strategy.
Ability to maintain excellent public relations with external and internal customers.
Beacon Roofing Supply offers a competitive compensation package and an outstanding benefits program that includes medical, dental, vision, company paid life, vacation, holidays, accident and disability insurance as well as employee-paid group life insurance for employees, spouses and children. Additionally, we offer a 401(k) matching contribution as well as a discretionary profit sharing plan for eligible employees.
Beacon Roofing Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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