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Senior Accountant

Hurst, TX

Career Area: Corporate
Job Type: Full Time

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Status: Full-Time Permanent 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Location: Hurst, TX

Position Purpose 

The Senior Accountant performs a variety of technical and administrative accounting work and applies accounting principles and methods in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the Company.

Position Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks 

  • Reviews and audits payroll, accounts payable, receivables, grants, utility billing, and cash receipts and reconciles sub-ledgers to the general ledger.  Posts sub-ledgers to the general ledger and posts reconciling journal entries to balance and close the general ledger each month.  
  • Creates and maintains records on fund balances by the individual funds and computes fund balances. 
  • Supervises accounting and payroll staff.  
  • Performs a wide variety of general accounting functions including preparation, review, and approval of journal entries, month-end closing processes, year-end schedules and reports, quarterly and annual tax and other reports, debt schedules, independent audit coordination, assists auditors from other agencies, budget monitoring, and chart of accounts control.  
  • Prepares various financial reports and spreadsheets for restricted revenue accounts and enterprise and internal service fund operations.  
  • Provides and maintains excellent customer service relating to departmental responsibilities assisting managers, staff, vendors, and franchisees.  
  • Performs financial studies and analytical and statistical reports. Maintains subsidiary fixed asset and equipment reserve ledgers. 
  • Other duties as assigned   

Position Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred 
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience 
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills 
  • Must have ERP AP system experience, Great Plains preferred 
  • Must have 1099 filing experience 
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a payroll area working with multiple locations 
  • Self-motivated and ability to work both independently and within a team 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, intermediate to advanced excel skills 


Physical Demands and Work Environment 

The position requires working at a desk at the corporate office for periods of time up to eight hours. 

Employee Acknowledgement 

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, Liberty Tax Service reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, or technological developments).

Liberty Tax Service is an equal opportunity employer.   



We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.