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Sr Accountant

The Senior Accountant performs a variety of advanced andspecialized accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles andstandards to control the organization's financial resources and ensurescompliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reportingrequirements. Provides work leadershipand direction to other accountants.
  • Collects and analyzes complex financial information.
  • Prepares accurate, transparent and timely financial reports,accounting statements and recommendations to support leadership in the decisionmaking process. Reports may include profit and loss statements, balance sheets,depreciation statements, cash flow, debtor and creditor lists, repaymentschedules, regulatory reports and filings.
  • Develops and/or implements one or more accountingsystems. Prepares journal entries;maintains and reconciles more complex general ledger accounts.
  • Reviews journal entries to ensure that the general ledger isaccurate and complete.
  • May provide technical accounting advice within area ofexpertise to functional or operational managers to help them develop revenueand expense budgets, understand financial reports, and manage their financialresponsibilities.
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance with all accountingregulations.
  • May assist with internal and external financial audits.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated project leadership and consultancy skills with ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting/financial principles and best practices
  • Ability to apply advanced knowledge, skills, and expertise to analysis
  • Good business acumen with ability to understand complex organizational structures and environments
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Advanced level of skill in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
  • Demonstrates executive presence and good presentation skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience with Oracle ERP is a plus

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

  • This is a Wilmington , NC office-based position that is remote work enabled.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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