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Jun 9, 2021

Richmond, US, 23223

Sr. Accountant - Treasury

We are seeking an experienced Senior Staff Accountant to be responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of accounting and financial results.  This will be a hands-on position that will interact with business unit leadership and coordinate with teammates in various departments to ensure the proper execution of accounting functions and the accurate reporting of financial results. The position will be located at the North America Branded Division offices of Scandinavian Tobacco Group in Richmond, Virginia.


You will perform accounting and analysis functions that support the compilation of accurate monthly, quarterly and yearly financial results. Additionally, you will be responsible for daily and monthly activities as they relate to the companies electronic payments, cash pool accounts and debt management.




Daily Banking

  • Process daily electronic funds transfers to vendors and employees
  • Track the daily activity of the company’s cash pool accounts
  • Calculate interest income and expense for investments and debt
  • Record journal entries at month end to reflect activity of cash pool accounts, investments and debt
  • Reconcile various banking sheet accounts including, but not limited to, misc. receivables, interest payable and outstanding debt
  • Handles intercompany domestic netting process
  • Act as a primary contact for inquiry/problem resolution for banking activity


Monthly Closing/Reconciliation

  • Creates and enters journal entry transactions in conjunction with monthly closing process
  • Prepares various account reconciliations
  • Compile and manage intercompany confirmations and balancing


Internal Control Compliance

  • Responsible for updating and maintaining internal control documentation as required by corporate parent (Scandinavian Tobacco Group)
  • Validates and tests compliance with key controls on a monthly basis



  • Reports to:  Accounting Manager
  • Supervises:  No direct or indirect reports



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; CPA desirable; 4-6 years accounting experience; public accounting experience desirable



      • Ability to prioritize various tasks in order to effectively manage multiple ongoing tasks/projects and to deliver complete, accurate, and timely analyses
      • Ability to initiate and complete tasks with minimum direction/supervision
      • Ability to work at the detail level as well as understanding the larger landscape
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) plus enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, preferably AX and Oracle



  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal controls; International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting experience a plus



  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to effectively work with others; good attendance is required
  • Fluent in English language (oral and written)
  • Heavy computer use and occasional extended workdays are expected in this position, negligible travel required
  • Must be willing and able to work in the presence of others who may enjoy occasionally smoking cigars or pipe tobacco or other like products



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required, they are not an exhaustive list, and they are subject to change without notice.


•   Communication: Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•   Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

•   Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others

•   Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate to ensure understanding

•   English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

•   Oral Comprehension: The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

•   Oral Expression: The ability to effectively communicate information and ideas orally so others will understand

•   Written Comprehension: The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

•   Written Expression: The ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience so others will understand

•   Sedentary position; must be able to use computer and telephone for much of the day

Nearest Major Market: Richmond