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Senior Accountant

Sykes & Company, P.A. is the premier CPA firm in the nation serving the independent retail pharmacy industry. Our sole focus is the pharmacy niche, and we continue to grow and lead the industry with our pharmacy accounting services, tax, and advisory knowledge.

We are recognized by many in the national pharmacy community as the “gold standard” and we invite you to learn more about what makes this a special place for your career success. As your work positively impacts the success of pharmacies and their owners, you will also contribute to the health of patients and local business communities.

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Tyler Davis
Director of People Operations
252.632.0025
[email protected]

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant role at Sykes & Company, P.A. is expected to collaborate with Managers and Staff Accountants to ensure client success. Senior Accountants are responsible for ensuring we meet client expectations and deadlines. Senior Accountants should strive to enhance and strengthen the client relationship. Senior Accountants are responsible for the preparation of sales tax, financial statements, 1099s, property tax returns, and payroll addbacks.

Success is defined by:

  • Preparing prepared or compiled financial statements
  • Preparing sales and use tax returns
  • Preparing 1099s, payroll addbacks, property tax returns
  • Reconciling payroll
  • Managing projects and working timely and accurately within client and staff expectations
  • Managing client relationships and assisting as needed with questions and concerns
  • Taking ownership and providing proactive and engaged leadership for the client and team
  • Collaborating with the team and ensuring efficient and effective delivery of accounting processes and procedures using the latest methods and technologies
  • Possessing strong communication skills
  • Ensuring quality control
  • Assisting with special projects and accounting technology beta testing

Key qualifications of an ideal Senior Accountant include:

  • 2-4 year degree, preferably in accounting, business or finance
  • Knowledge of ancillary third party applications with QuickBooks®
  • Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office applications
  • Responsive communication skills

Characteristics of a successful Senior Accountant

  • Respectful
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and trustworthy
  • Open‐minded and coachable
  • Self‐motivated
  • Responsive communication

Job Type

Full-time
Flexible with remote, on-site or hybrid options

Benefits

  • Remote work options

  • Flexible hours

  • Paid time off

  • Casual work environment

  • Access to the company virtual fitness trainer

  • Travel and tradeshow opportunities

  • Ability to specialize in one industry

  • Hand-selected clients

  • No audits or reviews

  • 401(k) & matching

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Health Insurance

  • Disability Insurance