Minneapolis, MN
Darcy Herrig

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant engages and interacts with stakeholders in the Company to perform a wide variety of project based and operational accounting related tasks including administering process improvement projects and building project plans, assisting with and co-monitoring monthly financial close processes, administering and enforcing the fixed assets policy and module for both tax and book purposes, and managing the processing, preparation and reporting operations of the payroll function for SALO and related companies.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Record, classify, research and summarize financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles including the oversight, review and preparation of various monthly and adjusting journal entries.
• Perform and co-monitor the monthly close process by taking responsibility for the preparation and review of a variety of account reconciliations and adjusting journal entries.
• Prepare, analyze and document analytical commentary for monthly financial statements.
• Partner with Human Resources to manage and prepare the bi-weekly payroll cycle, which includes but is not limited to:
Assist in payroll related budgeting on an annual basis
Monitor and manage year end reporting for payroll purposes
Timely and effectively interact with consultants and internal employees regarding payroll or payroll tax related questions
Process and interface with third party agent to resolve questions or issues timely
• Administer fixed assets module and reporting for both book and tax as well as monthly depreciation calculations.
• Assist with ad hoc or special projects as needed for external audits or internal requests.
•  with little supervision.
• Support the Controller in timely and accurately filing of insurance renewals along with compiling the required documentation.
• Support the Controller in timely and accurately filing of state registration documents for both newly registered and existing states.
• Support ad hoc information requests from the finance team and other internal functions.
• Back-up the responsibilities of the Staff Accountant, including weekly invoicing, commission reporting, and sales and use tax.
• Partner/support the Controller in monitoring, assessing and evaluating internal controls and periodically  make suggestions and deploy changes for process improvements into operations.
• Lead or participate in system enhancements, project management/oversight, process improvements, and other department projects.
• Use company technology to accomplish position responsibilities and special assignments in an effective and timely manner.

Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a combination of the following skills and experience:
1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting. MBA degree or CPA certification preferred. Minimum GPA of 3.5.
2. Five years of hands-on accounting experience and demonstrated financial management knowledge.
3. Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
4. Experience with Great Plains Accounting software preferred.
5. Proven ability to drive innovation and utilize technology to enhance processes and drive efficiencies.
Required Attributes:
1. Passionate about continuously improving the accounting function of a dynamic organization.
2. Possess a high level of customer service acumen.
3. Possess the ability to be flexible while utilizing organizational skills.
4. Possess the ability to prioritize multiple tasks with minimal guidance.
5. Communicate effectively and professionally with employees of all levels and business units.
6. Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
7. Align with the Salo company values (Driven, Innovative, Positive Energy, Professionalism, Aware/Intuitive and Connecting).
Salo offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental as well as a 401k. Salo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.
* This description covers the primary purpose and principal duties of the job.  It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed.

Salo LLC and its affiliates, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/ Veteran. Salo reserves the right to amend, delete, deviate from, or change this policy at its sole discretion.

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