Senior Associate, Cash Accounting

76% Flex
Full Remote
Mid-level (2-5 years)
Remote from:United States
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Senior Associate, Cash Accounting

76% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Experience: Mid-level (2-5 years)
Work from: United States...

Offer summary

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, 3+ years of experience in accounting, Advanced proficiency in Excel, Experience with Workday is a plus.

Key responsabilities:

  • Apply customer payments to invoices daily
  • Review and ensure proper accounting for cash transactions
  • Prepare reconciliations and contribute to period-end analysis
  • Generate financial reports and support audits
  • Troubleshoot process issues and propose solutions
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Ankura

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1001 - 5000 Employees

Job description

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Role Overview:

Our Finance Organization often works remotely, however our culture is highly collaborative. We prioritize a continuous learning environment, focused on skill development and career growth. A successful candidate is someone with strong accounting knowledge, and a growth mindset, who is focused on innovation and process improvement.

This is a great opportunity to be part of Ankura’s fast-growing Finance team. We are seeking a Senior Associate that will be responsible for managing the firm’s cash and cash-related transactions, including reviewing incoming customer payments and applying those payments to the appropriate outstanding invoices. The Senior Associate will also review non-customer related cash transactions and work with various members of the Finance team and the Cash Application Manager and Director to ensure proper accounting for those transactions. With exceptional insight into cash and cash-related transactions, the Senior Associate will actively participate in the financial close process and contribute to the period-end review and analysis discussions. This role will hold key relationships within Finance and with client-facing business groups within the firm, as well as interface with our external tax and audit teams. This is a remote based role with a candidate ideally working eastern or central time zone hours.

The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys a full and sometimes deadline-driven day, has excellent analytical, research and investigative skills and understands that attention to detail is often the key to success. This candidate would also have experience working with international bank accounts and has also had experience working with multiple foreign entities. The selected candidate will have three or more years of relevant experience and have demonstrated exceptional competencies through previous employment performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Review, research, investigate and apply customer payments to outstanding invoices daily.

  • Review non-customer cash transactions and ensure appropriate accounting with help from the Finance team, and cash application manager and director.

  • Prepare reconciliations and participate in monthly balance sheet reviews, including bank reconciliations.

  • Develop/maintain a system of controls over transactions.

  • Generate various reports and queries to support financial reporting and analytics.

  • Maintain and investigate unapplied cash transactions, including monthly reconciliation.

  • Prepare/review audit schedules and respond to auditor questions, as necessary.

  • Troubleshoot any recurring process issues, determine root cause and suggest solutions.

  • Assist with special projects as necessary.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant field

  • Advanced proficiency with Excel required.

  • Experience with Workday a plus.

  • Willingness to work overtime when needed.

  • 3 or more years of progressive job experience in accounting or other relevant areas. Prior experience working in audit is a plus.

  • Must have balance sheet reconciliation experience.

  • Strong analysis, research and investigative skills.

  • Experience in working with large data and spreadsheets in Excel, including the general ledger.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with peers and all levels of management.

  • Strong organizational skills. Effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments.

  • Strong problem-solving skills – ability to determine solutions and alternative solutions based on the situation.

  • Positive attitude and a high level of enthusiasm.

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.

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Ankura is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters, if you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, submit an online application, or participate in an interview/assessment, please email accommodations@ankura.com or call toll-free +1.312-583-2122. This email and phone number are created exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues unrelated to a disability, will not receive a response.

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Level of experience:Mid-level (2-5 years)
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  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Effective problem-solving and prioritization abilities
  • Positive attitude and high enthusiasm level

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