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Senior Accountant in Coppell, TX at UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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    Coppell, TX
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Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for GW Communications portion of Shared Services with its parent, UniTek Global Services, as it implements Best Practices for the functions of Payroll, Treasury (Cash), Intercompany, Fixed Assets and Accounts Payable.

The Senior Accountant role will be broad based, with duties that include cross functional interfacing with 3 LOB’s, the Parent Company and numerous internal departments. It is expected that the incumbent obtains the required financial information, properly analyzes it, and then accurately and timely performs the required accounting tasks such as JEs, account reconciliations, month end reports, CAPEX rollforwards, plus other month end duties.

This position requires professionalism, confidentiality, a customer service mindset for both internal and external customers, in addition to strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal. This individual must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment and perform tasks with minimal supervision. Microsoft Excel proficiency is a must along with proficiency in accounting software.



  • Biweekly review and recording of Exempt/Non Exempt Payroll and related benefits, insurance, taxes, bonus and other payroll related items.
  • Oversight of GW Communications multiple bank accounts and daily review and reconciliation of cash.
  • Oversight, reconciliation and recording of assigned intercompany shared services expenses such as fleet, fuel, and phones.
  • Life cycle ownership of Fixed Assets, which includes capital spending, placement of assets In-service, deprecation, retirement, gain/loss, property taxes and asset rollforward.
  • Subject matter expert/Point of Contact for A/P, for entity specific questions such as complex coding questions, payment expediates, rent prepaids, vendor retainage/discounts, late payment monitoring, in addition to others.
  • Prepare monthly and ad-hoc reports as needed, such as F&O slides, bonus calculations, sales tax, etc.
  • Respond to inquiries from management regarding financial results, special reporting requests and similarly related ad hoc responsibilities.
  • Provide support during financial reviews and audits.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Support management with special projects and workflow process improvements.

Job Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4-7 years accounting experience
  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  •  Proficient in various financial and database software, such as Intacct,, ADP, etc.
  • Outstanding organization skills and strong orientation toward fast-paced, time sensitive business operations
  • Maintain professional and customer service focused internal and external relationships     


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