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Senior Accountant - Watkins, CO

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Work type: Full time
Location: United States
Experience Level: Experienced

Corporate Sr. Accountant

Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunneling.


Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders.


About the role

This position assists in overseeing the shared service accounting function with strong emphasis on account reconciliations and management of journal entries.  This role also supports and assists with general accounting, month end and year end activities, review and preparation of internal and external audit documentation and accounting analytics


What you will be doing

  • Responsible for balance sheet account reconciliation review.  Ensure account reconciliations meet high standards of accounting by working with off shore shared services team.
  • Ensure all transactions are accounted for properly by proactively researching and documenting conclusions
  • Oversee general ledger in SAP and non-SAP entities
  • Assist in review of assessing internal offshore shared service compliance to service level agreement
  • Preparation and review of manual journal entries and verification of proper accounting treatment
  • Play a key role in all finance related systems, including assisting with system conversions and upgrades
  • Provide meaningful analysis in a user friendly format that supports improved financial decision making
  • Provide support and cross functional accounting expertise to other departments such as
    • Treasury
    • Tax
    • Payroll
    • Shared Services
    • Operational accounting
    • Compliance

What you bring

  • Bachelor degree - Accounting
  • 5+ years' of combined work experience in public accounting or industry accounting and experience in application support
  • Strong knowledge Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Experience in SAP software (or similar ERP system)


What we offer

  • The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization;
  • Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist;
  • A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged;
  • Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth;
  • Competitive salary packages.


To apply, contact Alix Peery,  <alix.peery@>

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