Senior Accountant in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Under general supervision, performs home office accounting functions that support the compilation of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.


1.      Responsible for the overall accuracy and completeness of the home office accounting for the corporate office.  Prepares and delivers timely reporting to home office leadership.

2.      Serves as primary liaison to home office department leadership regarding financial results.  Reviews/analyzes financial results for home office departments, communicates with management to understand monthly financial results, prepares variance analyses to budget, prior year and expectations.  Responsible for close coordination with the Department Leadership to insure reporting meets their needs.

3.      Responsible for the overall accuracy and completeness of certain administrative expense accounting functions for the Domestic organization as a whole, including but not limited to legal entity accounting, interest allocations, risk management accounting, shared services accounting, corporate cards processes and other corporate accounting activity.  Reviews/analyzes financial results for administrative expenses for the Company; prepares variance analyses to budget, prior year and expectations. 

4.      Responsible for Sarbanes Oxley schedule and reconciliation controls, ensuring the accuracy and proper authorization of quarterly audit schedules prior to release of Company earnings.

5.      Coordinates and leads monthly and quarterly Home Office review meetings with members of management which includes detailed explanations and analysis of the period's activity.

6.      Assists with the preparation and evaluation of the annual budget.

7.      Prepares monthly, quarterly and year end roll-forward and audit-support schedules

8.      Supports the internal and external financial reporting functions.

9.      Drives business process improvement initiatives to streamline the processing of home office accounting and other corporate accounting activity.

10.  Leads special projects and prepares ad hoc requests related to the home office (i.e. changes in accounting policy, other department requests for financial information and ad-hoc reporting and analysis).


1.      Performs additional duties as directed.



1.      Bachelor's degree required with a major in accounting or equivalent to a complete 4-year education, required.

2.      Minimum, three (3) years of increasingly responsible public or corporate accounting experience, required.

3.      CPA certificate, preferred.


1.      Excellent computer skills including Microsoft excel

2.      Ability and experience managing and performing multiple, concurrent tasks.

3.      Familiarity GAAP accounting.

4.      Ability and experience managing and performing multiple, concurrent tasks.

5.      Excellent communication skills.

6.      Analytical/critical thinking skills.

Work Environment



1.         General Office Equipment


1.            Inside working conditions.

2.            No environmental hazards indicated for this role.



1.         Fingering:   Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

2.         Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

3.         Sedentary work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

4.         Visual Acuity:  Closely viewing in order to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

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