Accountant V
Also referred to as: General Accountant V, Staff Accountant V
Requirements and Responsibilities
Maintains financial records and ensures that financial transactions are properly recorded. Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Prepares complex balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports. Analyzes current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. May guide or review the work of support staff or junior accountants. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. May require Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credentials. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience.
Similar Jobs:  Tax Accountant V, Accountant I, Accountant II, Accountant IV, Accountant III, Geologist V, Plant Accountant, Cost Accountant II, Cost Accountant III
Level of Education:  Accountant V Salaries with No Diploma, Accountant V Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Accountant V Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Accountant V Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Accountant V Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Accountant V Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation