Senior Accountant

AP Professionals of Rochester
September 26, 2023
Job Type
Work Hours
8-5 with additional hours to meet the objectives of the business. This is a 100% on-site position.
Salary Lower Range
Salary Upper Range
Salary Option
190 Linden Oaks, Suite B


AP Professionals is working with a successful, privately-owned retail busienss with more than 40 stores in multiple states headquartered in Rochester, NY seeking a senior accountant.  This position is focused on the financial reporting function for the business and the compliance reporting.  Reporting to the controller, the senior accountant will have the opportunity to grow and take on new responsibilities as they become more familiar with the business.


  • Responsible for month end closing process including the preparation of journal entries, financial statements, and account reconciliations.
  • Provides analysis of financial information
  • Prepares monthly sales tax returns and property tax declarations
  • Oversees the accounts payable function
  • Manages the year-end audit and provide requested documentation related to financial statements
  • Approach work with a continuous improvement mindset


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience in public accounting and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred


  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience is necessary for this position.
  • Financail reporting experience is reqired.
  • Knowledge and expereicne with Microsoft Office and Microssoft Dynamics GP prefered.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Motivated
  • Attention to Detail
  • Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Ability to work Independently but also in a Team Environment
  • Organizational Skills
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