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Senior Accountant at Heartland Dental

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Effingham, Illinois





Job Description:


Senior Accountant

Over the last three years, our accounting department has seen rapid growth, and we're not done growing! With even more development anticipated over the next three to five years, we're adding to our team of dedicated and hardworking individuals. You will be part of a group that is responsible for the operations expenditures and accounting of Heartland Dental.

We're the billion-dollar company you've never heard of. Heartland Dental proudly supports 900+ dental offices in more than 11,000 team members across 37 states. We're owned by supported doctors, employees and one of the largest private equity companies in the world.

We are hardworking, fun loving and fast growing - looking for our next perfect fit! Do you want to be part of building the success of Heartland Dental's next 20 years?

As the Senior Accountant , your duties and responsibilities will include:


  • Responsible for ensuring transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP and applicable accounting policies within the operating expenses area.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and analysis related to accrued liabilities, prepaid assets and other operating expense accounts as assigned.

  • Perform fluctuation analysis of expenditures within the operating expense area.

  • Actively assist in the development of expanded month end and quarterly checklists.

  • Engage other departments in approving invoices and submitting expense reports timely.

  • Prepare documentation of control policies and procedures for the Accounting & Finance team.

  • Participate in the planning, development, and implementation of process or system improvements as they relate to Accounting and Finance team within the operating expense area.

  • Become a subject matter expert with the various financial and analytical tools utilized by the Accounting and Finance team. Analyze process breaks or gaps and determine best methodology for moving forward.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Accounting

  • In-depth understanding of US GAAP

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - ability to identify discrepancies, perform research therein, and work toward resolution

  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment

  • CPA or CPA candidate is strongly desired


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an accounting department, including reconciliations, recording journal entries and performing analytical reviews

  • Experience with a larger GL system is preferred but not mandatory

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience

We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.

Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.