Senior Accountant in Orange, California at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV002557

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments


Position Summary:
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties. 

Duties / Responsibilities: 
  • Lead process improvement initiatives to gain efficiencies and reduce muda.
  • Assist in month-end closing and ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Analyze month end and quarter end accrual balances to determine appropriate reserves in accordance with GAAP and company policy.
  • Review journal entries necessary to provide an accurate accounting of the corporation’s financial position.
  • Analyze financial statements to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes to summarize and interpret the current and projected financial position of the company. Communicate these findings through written narratives and oral presentations to management.
  • Coordinate and manage balance sheet reviews and other worldwide compliance activities.
  • Assist with overall SOX compliance program for general accounting.
  • Liaison between worldwide entities and headquarters to support GAAP, Compliance and company policy inquiries.
  • Assist in the preparation of reporting packages, as required, to comply with corporate financial reporting requirements and statutory regulations.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with company policy. Review, investigate, and resolve accounting errors, discrepancies, and reconciling items.
  • Make recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Document and coordinate the implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures and modify it as necessary.
  • Submit recommendations for improving the company’s accounting processes.
  • Special projects and create ad-hoc reports and analysis as required.

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • 3+ years related experience in an accounting role;working in multinational company environment preferred.
  • CPA required. 
  • Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (especially Excel).
  • Large company experience with sophisticated ERP system (Oracle and HFM a plus).
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and SOX.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and do what it takes to meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Sybron Dental Specialties Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



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