Senior Accountant

  • Location: Foley, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #638

The Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting the monthly close process with journal entries and analytics, reconciling accounts, compliance, and related duties as they relate with accounts the role owns.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manages Accounts Payable
  • Accounts payable backup for entering subcontractor and PO invoices
  • Works with AP staff to ensure bills and subcontract invoices are coded properly and paid in a timely fashion.
  • Reconciles accounts assigned to the role in a timely fashion that meets company compliance needs.
  • Reconciles and ensures intercompany transactions are coded correctly and settled.
  • Reconciles cash accounts and American Express cards in a timely fashion that meets company compliance needs.
  • Record customer deposits as needed
  • Resolves and reconciles vendor accounts relative to contracts/POs.
  • Responsible for assisting with the monthly and weekly reporting processes.
  • Works in multiple sets of books ensuring that all are properly closed and reconciled

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years' of professional accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics or equivalent experience
  • CPA preferred

Controller

  • Location: Daphne, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #464

We are assisting our client in their search for a Controller. The controller will supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day activities. Responsibilities include establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information, and work closely with our financial management team

 

The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual who will oversee the company's financial records and accounting functions. You will be responsible for maintaining all procedures and controls related to the company's financial accounts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including: month and end-year process, accounts payable/receivable, forecasting & budgeting, general ledger, payroll and utilities as well as cash management.
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits
  • Provide recommendations
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Meet financial accounting objectives
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or 5 – 7 years of related experience
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • GAAP knowledge, CPA preferred
  • Strong written, verbal and collaboration skills

Financial Planning Analyst

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #242

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable company in Mobile, AL seeking a Financial Planning Analyst. This role will be responsible for providing support to the Executive team around financial decision making; including current and future performance analysis, an essential input to the forecasting, budgeting, and long-term planning processes as well as financial recommendations and leadership for key business developments and company strategy. Reporting directly to the CFO, the candidate will bridge the gap between accounting, corporate finance, and FP&A to ensure the appropriate coordination of all relevant financial activities..

 

Essential job duties include:

  • Setting and communicating the monthly and annual planning timetable with responsibility for delivering the 3-5 year plan, budget, and monthly/quarterly forecasts and projections
  • Oversee the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operational plan, and modeling tools
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support long-term strategic initiatives and short-term goals and targets
  • Evaluate previous budgets and collaborate with business unit leaders to build their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze business and economic trends, complete market research, and comparable company analysis
  • Act as the “right-hand” of the CFO in terms of forward-looking numbers, including ad hoc analysis as required and presenting at the Board and executive meetings
  • Sets and tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) and objectives, leads real-time financial performance monitoring, and recommends strategies for increasing financial performance

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a four-year college degree in accounting, finance, or a related major
  • Considerable experience in financial planning and analysis and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability
  • Certified public accountants (CPA) or certified financial analysts (CFA) and/or a Graduate degree (MBA) are desirable
  • Relevant industry experience preferred