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Senior Accountant
Summary
Title:Senior Accountant
ID:1255
Department:Finance
Location:Colorado
Description

 

 

Local Merchants of Colorado

2153 South Wabash Street

Denver, CO 80231

(303) 800-3600

Position:  Senior Accountant

This is a full-time assignment to enforce accurate financial reporting processes including establishing and maintaining financial policies, procedures and controls to support business operations.

 

Position Reports To:  Accounting Manager in NYC

 

About Local Merchants of Colorado

Local Merchants of Colorado is a fast growing wine and spirits distributor located in Denver, CO.     

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Direct Junior Accountant and oversee staff on all local financial matters.
  • Manage credit and collection activities to ensure efficient processing of Accounts Receivable.
  • Supervise Accounts Payable functions including daily payments, reconciliation of vendor accounts, accurate vouching of vendor invoices, and filing of invoices, credit memos, charge backs and vendor correspondence.
  • Maintain daily cash transactions and submissions including daily sales, collections, AR roll forward reports and borrowing requests.
  • Control use of cash and update cash flow model.
  • Close and maintain Colorado general ledger in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reconcile bank account, AR, AP, and other balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Provide accurate timely lender submissions.
  • Insure monthly beverage excise taxes are filed with state and sales rep commission / incentive payments are calculated and provided to Human Resources for payroll.
  • Provide financial, operational and productivity reporting including budgets and forecasts
  • Manage the local aspect of bank and external audits

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.  CPA would be preferred.
  • 10+ years of general ledger experience
  • Proficient closing the books on month-end / year-end basis
  • Strong GAAP foundation in accounting practices, procedures and standard concepts
  • Proficient in Excel, including the use of pivot tables, vlookups, if and other advanced excel formulas
  • Experienced accounting software user on a leading ERP system, experience with Apprise is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with corporate and senior management
  • Wine & Spirits industry experience a huge plus

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