Lead Accountant

November 21, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
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Adecco is assisting a local client in Jacksonville, FL 32256 in their search for a contract Lead Accountant. This position is fully remote and will be full time. The contract typically lasts 90 days, but could go longer. The hourly rate is $38.46 per hour. This is a great opportunity to gain additional experience in accounting and commision/royalty accounting as well. The hours are M-F 8 AM-5 PM. Previous Accountant Managers would make a good fit for this role. If you meet the qualificiations, please apply today for immediate consideration! 
This position will provide accounting, processing and analytical support for royalty accounting; specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with Business Development, Licensing, and Legal teams to understand the obligations under agreements with partners, licensors, and licensees, and implement necessary processes to execute
  • Ensure that detailed records of contracts, terms, and procedures are maintained
  • Develop knowledge of systems, data, and reporting tools as well as understanding of the business processes related to assigned general ledger accounts, including transaction flow; Assist in implementation of accounting policies to support licensing and royalty deals
  • Ensure various transactions are recorded appropriately in accordance with GAAP, company and department policies and procedures, internal controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements if needed as a key contributor to the month-end close processes; reconciliations, and supporting schedules
  • Prepare and/or review monthly and quarterly revenue share and royalty settlements for timely submission to partners
  • Improve financial status by analyzing results and variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions, including proposals to management for any updates to accounting policies related to processes and procedures
  • Be an agile value-added resource to the accounting department and other departments within the organization by sharing information needed to effectively manage the business; develop/improve clear, concise, and timely management reporting processes
  • Assist the Accounting department with other developments as necessary, including preparation of ad hoc financial reporting requests, other analyses and special projects requested by management
  • Assist as needed with year-end financial statements audits and audits by partners and licensors, providing meaningful support and professional communication with relevant parties
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all external partners and provide timely responses to inquiries
    The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • 4-7 years of accounting experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and stringent deadlines within a fast-paced environment is a must
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively work with multiple departments
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel - experience in Pivot Tables, VLookups, & other formulae
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to guide and advise staff on accounting related matters
    A CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification is preferred, but not required, for this role.
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