Senior Accountant in Maitland, FL   at Sonepar USA

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Sonepar successful leaders drive and promote our leadership mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. 

Our Leaders are focused on building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.

  • Adapts easily to new situations, people, culture, and technology by choosing the right skill set at the right moment and place
  • Can appropriately challenge the status quo; never satisfied and always looking to improve
  • Is curious, willing to learn and explore new topics and to apply new learnings that align with current business objectives

This position performs the general accounting and reconciliations for Sonepar Management Group, oversees the intercompany elimination process, and assists the Sonepar Management Group with allocations and invoicing. This position serves as the accounting liaison for the Finance Department. Our ideal candidate will be a seasoned accountant with the ability to work independently and with a team in a fast pace Shared Service environment with emphasis on accuracy, speed and timeliness.

  • Perform monthly general ledger close which includes journal entries and account reconciliations,
  • Cash and line of credit accounting including journal entries and reconciliations
  • Develop and maintain relationship with operating companies to resolve questions/issues that arise in the normal course of business including opening/closing branches, lease/buy decisions, etc.
  • Sales tax accounting including preparing sales and use tax filings, registering in new states, cities, counties and assisting with sales tax audits
  • Fixed asset accounting including maintaining asset records, ensuring proper capitalization and useful lives
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Lead special projects and ad hoc requests
  • Prepare and distribute monthly Corporate reporting for all department heads and executives
  • Prepare and distribute allocation of Corporate costs


  • Management experience, including 4 to 8 years operational/financial accounting experience, distribution industry preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Business, with master's degree a plus
  • CPA/Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
  • IFRS experience preferred but not required Experience within a Shared Service Model a strong plus
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and ERP systems - experience with Eclipse ERP a plus
  • Strong communication skill / customer service nearly as important as technical skills
  • General ledger accounting, analytical skills, and the ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts to achieve a positive outcome
  • Experience with multi state sales and use tax reporting
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently in a team environment without close supervision
  • Ability to manage work for businesses without being on-site within the business
  • Ability to travel (less than 10%) as required

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 13 locally managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit

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What are the Benefits?

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran