Senior Accountant Job Opening

Senior Accountant

Asphalt Specialists, Inc.

Pontiac, Michigan
Category: Accountant

Asphalt Specialists, Inc. is seeking for a Senior Accountant. This full-time position will play an essential role in the general accounting process to ensure accurate and timely financial information in accordance with US GAAP. Key duties include leading areas of the monthly close process, researching new accounting standards and business transactions, recording complex journal entries, performing and reviewing general ledger account reconciliations, supporting annual audits, improving processes and data integrity, creating efficiencies in department functions and fulfilling ad hoc requests. This role requires strict confidentiality and must represent the office of the CFO with exceptional communication skills and professionalism.

Duties and Responsibilities: Including, but not limited to the following:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare and document business transactions
  • Calculate and record journal entries
  • Prepare daily cash reporting, reconciliation and forecasting
  • Perform and review general ledger account reconciliations
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements, including investigation into actual to budget variances
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting requests
  • Assist with the preparation of annual financial statements
  • Assist with external audits


  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting, financial reporting or public accounting experience
  • Advanced understanding of US GAAP with the ability to apply those principles to our specific business transactions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively across multiple business units (Finance, Operations, IT, HR, etc.)
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others


  • Paid vacation time after one year of service.
  • Health, Vision and Dental insurance available.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Excel, Word and Outlook: 3 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location