Job Title: Senior Accountant

Position Type: Full Time

Reports to: Controller

Location: Nuuuli, Am. Samoa


Position Summary

Report directly to the Controller; assist in accurate and timely closing activities including preparation of journal entries and analysis of financial reports. Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and analyze fluctuations from prior periods. Interpret and communicate policies and procedures to employees within the operation. Ensure that all accounting procedures are in compliance with company policy and SOX business processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
  • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Handle and resolve enquiries, complaints and problems and ensure high standards of client service are provided.
  • Maintain good working relationships with the various Bluesky cost center departments, financial institutions and key stakeholders.
  • Assist in maintaining relevant sections of the Accounting Manual, company policy and guidelines.
  • Maintain relevant databases, registers, accounting records and files.
  • Assist with the development and presentation of training for departmental staff responsible for balance sheet accounting and reconciliation.
  • Assist in the development of the accounting systems and procedures for Bluesky; in particular assist with the timely reconciliation of the various Bluesky balance sheet accounts.
  • Perform professional level tasks that require independent judgment and initiative in support of the accounting function.
  • Perform additional responsibilities requested by Controller


Position Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting and/or related field
  • Strong computer skills; intermediate/advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred
  • Four to seven years experience in accounting and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience in operating computerized accounting systems, budgetary and accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of and experience with databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Ability to interpret legislation (Companies Act, GAAP, and other relevant legislation)
  • Possess problem solving skills, strong administrative skills, good judgment, and ability to organize and coordinate tasks, workflows and staff to meet deadlines
  • Strong supervisory skills and interpersonal skills including the ability to create and maintain good working relationships internally and externally.




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