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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Retail Strategies is the leading national advisory firm focused on retail market analysis and strategy, retail recruitment, and real estate development. Community leaders, economic development authorities, Chambers of Commerce, and real estate developers rely on our experienced team to provide tailored solutions to achieve retail growth and success.

What Sets Us Apart?

At Retail Strategies, we exist to measurably improve the quality of life in communities through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits and live by our core values of being committed, collaborative, respected, and innovative. Our entrepreneurial mindset and culture of collaboration enable us to tailor our services to create unrealized potential, rewarding opportunities, and viable solutions for our clients.

Named the Birmingham Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and Fastest Growing Companies, our culture is designed for personal and professional growth. The positive trajectory of growth in client base, product lines, and revenue offer a great deal of opportunity for team members who excel at their position and are bought in to the long-term vision of the company.

Company Culture: At Retail Strategies, our culture is paramount to our collective success. Our core values of being committed, collaborative, respected, and innovative are the foundation of everything we do. We believe that our people are our best and most important asset, and we expect our team to show up every day ready to hustle, ready to learn, and eager to contribute to the overall success of the company.

Sister Company: Our sister company, Retail Specialists, is the premier real estate services firm in the South with a focus on leasing and brokerage, property management, development, and tenant representation.

Together, we exist to measurably improve the quality of life in communities through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits and can leverage a nationwide network that no other company can match.
We are looking for an organized, proactive, and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to join our growing team. The position will analyze and organize financial data, prepare reports and financials, and maintain internal controls procedures. The Senior Accountant will work directly with the CFO and Director of Finance in the day-to-day oversight of company finances and cashflow. This role is critical to the growth and success of our team and relies on excellent communication, proactive thinking, and precise execution of tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly profit and loss statements, balance sheet, cash flow, and other monthly closing reports for distribution to management
  • Monitor budgets to actuals
  • Produce and analyze financial reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments, and future revenues
  • Prepare weekly reports and dashboards for the CFO
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and documenting financial transactions
  • Handle vendor invoices and other accounts payable functions
  • Handle company invoices and other accounts receivable functions
  • Calculate commissions on a monthly basis
  • Assist with tax return preparation and filings

Qualifications

  • Five+ years’ experience in an Accounting role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience with QuickBooks required
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Someone who is a self-starter and takes initiative, proactively addresses issues, can work with minimal oversight, and has a high attention to detail

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