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Senior Accountant

companyEnvironmental Management Inc
locationPlain City, OH 43064, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Who We Are

EMI, or Environmental Management Inc. was established over thirty years ago, and during this time, we have become one of the largest landscape companies in Central Ohio. We believe our individual employees are our greatest asset. Our commitment to creating an optimal work environment that nurtures personal growth and fosters goal achievement for all our employees is unwavering.

Environmental Management Inc. is an Accredited Design/Build, Irrigation, and Maintenance Landscaping company serving clients throughout central Ohio. We take pride in our customer-centric approach to creating outdoor environments that suit our clients' lifestyles. Our success lies in our dedication and innovative landscape design ideas, which have enabled us to strike a balance between growth and personal relationships with our clients and team. With our knowledgeable staff, continuous growth, and unwavering commitment, we aim to maintain our position as the top landscape design/build company in Central Ohio.

Job Summary

A Senior Accountant plays a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulations, and providing support in financial reporting and analysis. This position typically reports to the Controller and works closely with other members of the accounting team.


  1. Financial Record Maintenance:
    • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts.
    • Record financial transactions accurately and timely.
    • Prepare journal entries as necessary.
    • Monitor and reconcile bank statements.
  2. Financial Reporting:
    • Assist in the preparation of financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
    • Prepare various financial reports and analyses for management review.
    • Ensure compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and other regulatory requirements.
  3. Budgeting and Forecasting:
    • Support the budgeting and forecasting process by providing financial data and analysis.
    • Assist in variance analysis to identify trends and areas of concern.
  4. Auditing:
    • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and provide support during audits.
    • Ensure adherence to internal controls and assist in implementing improvements as needed.
  5. Tax Compliance:
    • Assist in the preparation of tax filings and ensure compliance with tax regulations.
    • Maintain records and documentation for tax audits.
  6. Process Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency enhancements within the accounting function.
    • Participate in cross-functional teams to implement changes and streamline workflows.
  7. Ad Hoc Projects:
    • Support special projects and initiatives as assigned by management.
    • Provide financial analysis and insights to assist decision-making.
  8. Project Cost Accounting:
    • Track costs associated with landscape and construction projects, including materials, labor, and equipment.
    • Monitor project budgets and analyze variances.
  9. Inventory Management:
    • Oversee inventory control procedures for landscape materials, equipment, and supplies.
    • Conduct periodic inventory counts and reconcile discrepancies.
  10. Financial Reporting:
    • Assist in the preparation of financial statements tailored to the landscape and construction industry.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 5-7 years of experience in accounting or finance roles.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel (NetSuite a plus)
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial principles.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent sitting at a desk.
  • Required to use hands and reach with arms.

What we offer

  • Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision options
  • Employer paid life insurance, STD & LTD
  • 401K and Employer Match
  • Ancillary Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Learning and Development opportunities

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, Environmental Management Inc. does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, Environmental Management Inc. will not discriminate against applicants or employees because he or she is physically or mentally handicapped, a disabled veteran, a veteran of the Vietnam era, or has a non-job related medical condition, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by Environmental Management Inc. for the job. As an employment AT WILL EMPLOYER, the employee or employer may terminate employment at any time and for any reason.

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