Senior Accountant – Corporate Accounting
Bridges Trust is a privately-owned trust and wealth management firm providing comprehensive trust, wealth management, family office, and strategic planning services for a growing client base of successful individuals and families, endowments and foundations, business owners, and corporations. Our experienced team of professionals in investments, trusts, and philanthropy are dedicated to helping our clients develop and implement innovative and effective strategies to preserve and maximize their wealth across generations.
Bridges Trust is built on the tenacity and ethic of our team members. We are united in our commitment to deliver expertise and unparalleled service and look forward to adding team members who align with our values of Trust, Service, Excellence, and Performance.
As the Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for assisting the Corporate Controller with administration of Accounting, Administrative Services, Payroll & Benefits, and Treasury functions.
Responsibilities reflect how you can make a difference:
- Assist with the company’s financial analysis and reporting processes development and maintenance of general ledger and accounting systems.
- Perform day-to-day accounting functions for the firm, including journal entries, account reconciliations and maintenance of account support schedules.
- Assist with company cash management, banking and treasury functions.
- Develop and document accounting policies and procedures to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
- Provide key support related to requests from external accounting and tax providers in preparation of audit and tax reports; working to ensure that interim financial statements are presented in accordance with GAAP and government regulations.
- Assist with payroll and benefits administration functions for the firm, including relationships with outside payroll and benefit providers.
- Your ability to collaborate and adapt, with a willingness to learn and grow, will be important to your success in this role. You will be asked to work effectively with others, be proactive in supporting the firm’s needs, and adjust to changing circumstances that may require balancing your priorities with the needs of others.
- Bachelors’ degree in accounting; CPA preferred.
- Minimum of five years of accounting experience with general ledger functions and the monthly close process; two years of public accounting experience preferred.
- Ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and develop process efficiencies where required.
- Strong written and verbal communication, including the ability to communicate both up and down the management chain, and to adapt your style depending on the audience and subject matter.
- Work well in a fast-paced, complex, and collaborative environment.
- Strong communication, interpersonal, and troubleshooting skills.
- Ability to organize and maintain accurate records, logs, etc.
- Advanced proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel.
- In-depth understanding of accounting concepts and GAAP.
In joining our team, you will work with talented, high-achieving people who come together to serve and support our clients and each other. We offer highly competitive pay and benefits with professional development and growth opportunities.