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Senior Accountant

Arlington, TX 76018

Posted: 10/19/2023 Category: Controller Job Number: 35995 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 85,000 Branch: Dallas Office Industry: Government

Job Description

Hire Up Staffing is seeking a Senior Accountant to join the government accounting team of one of our most esteemed clients in Arlington, TX.   Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Salary: $75k-$85k
As a Senior Accountant with our government agency, you will play a key role in overseeing complex accounting activities for financial reporting and general ledger reconciliation.

This position offers opportunities for growth and comes with an excellent benefits package, including 24 days of PTO, employer-paid health and life insurance, and a pension plan.

**Key Responsibilities**:
1. Review and ensure compliance with fiscal rules and accounting policies.
2. Prepare monthly General Ledger closures.
3. Generate quarterly and year-end financial reports.
4. Collaborate with external auditors and approve audit worksheets.
5. Implement Government Accounting Standards (GASB) statements.
6. Interpret Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and regulatory requirements.
7. Establish controls to identify financial irregularities.
8. Assist with bond issuance documents and amortization schedules.
9. Interpret complex financial information for management.
10. Contribute to the development of financial policies and procedures.
11. Assist in the preparation of Annual Budgets.
12. Handle year-end contract revenue journal entries.
13. Undertake other duties and special projects as assigned.
14. Work with minimal supervision, exercising good judgment.

- Bachelor's degree in accounting (Master's preferred).
- Minimum three years of experience in governmental accounting.
- Valid Texas Driver's license.

**Knowledge and Skills**:
- Knowledge of water/wastewater financing and accounting.
- Familiarity with Lawson ERP Software and financial software.
- Proficiency in Excel and Word.
- Strong analytical, mathematical, and technical skills.
- Ability to work independently on detailed tasks.
- Effective communication skills. If you have a background in government accounting and meet these qualifications, we encourage you to APPLY TODAY for this
Senior Accountant position at 469-420-5255 or send resume to .

Job Requirements

Min. 3 years government accounting; Lawson ERP; Bachelors in Accounting

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Kristy Holman
Territory Director

Meet Kristy, Territory Director in Dallas! Kristy graduated from Texas A&M and has been working in staffing for over 11 years. Kristy worked as Regional Operations Manager and managed 7 branch offices at her previous place of employment. Prior to working in staffing, she worked in sales and marketing for various industries including print news, advertising, architecture, and engineering. One of Kristy’s goals at Hire Up Staffing is to grow and expand the market in the Dallas office and eventually become a VP! Kristy’s greatest work accomplishments at her previous place of employment was winning Branch Manager of the Year and rebuilding an office and turning it into the top billing branch. Kristy is excited to work at Hire Up because she is ready for the opportunity to work towards her goal of transitioning into professional placements. When Kristy is not in the office you can find her traveling, relaxing, or spending time with her family.

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