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Senior Accountant-Hybrid schedule

Company: Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Why Work for Saddle Creek?

Saddle Creek Logistics Services succeeds by promoting a diverse, friendly, and respectful teamwork environment. As a vital service provider, we not only make a difference in our community but offer our associates opportunities to enhance their skills, build meaningful careers and end each day with a sense of accomplishment. If you're looking for a family-oriented company that lives by its values and offers competitive pay and benefits, join our team today.

Note that if you are viewing this posting on an external job board (such as Indeed, LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, etc.), unless specifically stated in the posting, the provided salary estimates may not be accurate as they are not provided by Saddle Creek. Our recruiters look forward to speaking with you about your background, skills, and compensation requirements.

Department: Finance

Location: Lakeland


The Senior Accountant will perform business, financial, and operations analysis to impact operating results and support the middle/senior management decision making processes. Additionally, this person will conduct the closing activities for selected business units. This position will report to the Assistant Controller.


  • Preparation of monthly financial statements for selected business units and departments
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and revenue/expense account analyses
  • Prepare analysis of financial results using both established and ad hoc reports
  • Assist in developing financial performance standards, measurement and reporting tools
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process and year-end audit
  • Assist management in analyzing financial performance relative to financial plan and prior year
  • Assist in the implementation of additional accounting software modules when applicable
  • Analytical liaison between Accounting department and field management/operations
  • Routine interaction with operating personnel from remote locations
  • Occasional travel to multiple locations
  • Spearhead, coordinate and complete special projects as requested



    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required from an accredited university
    • 8-10 years of general ledger accounting experience, including monthly close responsibilities

      Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

      • Proficient knowledge and passion for computer applications (Excel, Access, Dynamics 365, Microstrategy & RAMI Fixed Assets)
      • Effective critical thinking and analytical skills
      • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization
      • Ability to stay organized while managing deadlines and expectations
      • Ability to work with a diverse set of management styles and personalities either independently or as part of a team
      • Knowledge of transportation or 3PL operations desirable


        • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, HSA and medical reimbursement
        • 401(k) match
        • Vacation and holiday pay
        • Employee assistance and identity theft protection
        • Career development and opportunity for internal promotions
        • Tuition reimbursement for further education
        • Cell phone allowance
        • Company paid life insurance and short term disability
          Saddle Creek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and existing associates and evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, color, religious creed, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, medical condition, military and veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, governmental regulations and executive orders. View the EEO is the Law poster here. View the EEO is the Law Supplement here. View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision here. View the E-Verify Posting here.

          Saddle Creek is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a career opportunity, please send an e-mail to and let us know your contact information and the nature of your request.

Keywords: Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Lakeland , Senior Accountant-Hybrid schedule, Accounting, Auditing , Lakeland, Florida

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