CPA Senior Accountant at NSF International in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

At NSF International, our mission is to protect and improve human health. We're a global leader in standards development, testing, auditing, certification and training. We provide these services for a diverse set of industries including food, water, healOur nearly 3,000 employees provide services in over 170 countries through our many global offices, at our client sites, from home offices and in state-of-the-art laboratories. We're growing fast, and that's where you come in. Come join our team. Position Summary

The senior accountant performs a variety of senior level accounting activities, which require advanced professional competency of accounting theories and principles at the senior non-management level. Examines, analyzes, and interprets complex accounting records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with accounting standards. Ensure accurate and timely reporting of revenue under ASC 606 in compliance with GAAP. Support month-end close and external financial and internal control audits.

About the Team

NSF is looking for a skilled Senior Accountant to join our highly experienced accounting team. We are seeking driven individuals who thrive in a changing environment and can manage multiple priorities. Self-starter who can work independently but who is also a good team-player. This individual will need to be able to pick things up quickly and be able to meet deadlines with multiple tasks. We are looking for people that support our mission and values, not just those who simply check off all the boxes. At NSF we promote diversity and provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.

What You'll Do Day to Day


  • Compile account information and prepare monthly journal entries
  • Prepare and maintain monthly account reconciliations
  • Research important accounting issues and suggest the best practices and applications in accordance with accounting standards
  • Work with global colleagues on intercompany revenue and expense. Recording of transactions impacting the BS and PL. Completion of global reconciliation
  • Analyze and explain monthly balance sheet and income statement fluctuations and variances
  • Assist with compiling year-end external audit and internal audit requests
  • Assist the Assistant Controller and Controller with any ad hoc research, clean-up, reporting projects
  • Work with various departments to streamline data flow and processes

What we offer

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • FSA and HSA Accounts
  • Unlimited professional and personal development on-line training through Catalyst
Must Haves

  • BA/BS in accounting
  • At least four (4) years of accounting experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of accrual accounting, account reconciliations, as well as knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.

  • Advanced Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, macros)
  • Excellent resolution and follow up skills.
  • Innovative and creative for collaborating on projects and process improvements.
  • Strong IT/systems ability and adaptability to ERP systems
  • Ambitious and diligent with commitment to improvement and high standard of work
  • Willingness to work overtime

Nice to Have

  • CPA
  • Public Accounting Experience
  • Experience with Oracle Financials or similar ERP system preferred
  • Hubble/Insight Financial Reporting