Position Description

Sr. Accountant
Company Synacor
Location Buffalo, NY
Department Finance
Apply Now

Position Summary

Following sound accounting principles, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, posting to the general ledger, creating detailed reports and account reconciliations; providing senior leaders with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; assisting with the preparation of the financial statements, cash flows, and other public filings.


  • In conjunction with other team members in accounting, manage and participate in the monthly and quarterly close process, including booking journal entries and reconciling complex accounts
  • Coach and mentor staff accountants
  • Assist with development and implementation of new accounting standards
  • Provide business leaders with reporting on a monthly basis, including variance analysis and other items to enhance decision-making processes
  • Provide guidance to foreign subsidiaries as needed and assisting with ad hoc requests
  • Identify process gaps, and work collaboratively with business leaders to implement process improvements and/or automation.
  • Address and resolve customer and vendor queries in a timely and accurate manner
  • Adhere to, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures
  • Recommend, develop and maintain financial databases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems
  • Participate in accounting software upgrade procedures by adding inputs and support to ensure successful execution
  • Be a valued business partner and participate in business operations meetings as deemed necessary
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in support of accurate and timely audit completions
  • Perform other duties as they arise and participate or lead projects as assigned
  • Special projects and other ad-hoc requests as assigned


  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or in a similar discipline;
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Minimum of 4 years progressive accounting experience (public accounting experience preferred);
  • Must have advanced Excel skills (Vlookup and Pivot tables);
  • NetSuite experience preferred;
  • Must have great customer (internal & external) and vendor service attitude and good communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail minded and deadline-oriented


Back Apply Now