Senior Accountant

Cordova, TN

Who We Are

Absolute Storage Management, Inc is a leading provider of self-storage solutions in the United States, specializing in third-party facility management for owners and operators of self-storage properties.

Why Choose ASM

At ASM our team members are like family. Supported by our core values, we have created a culture that encourages and fosters respect, inclusion, collaboration and training & development. Our team members love ASM’s entrepreneurial work environment, working independently and growing themselves to be the best they can be.

Additional benefits offered include:

  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • 401(k) with 4.5% company match
  • Paid vacation, sick time and company holidays
  • Cell phone & mileage reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Discount on storage units and retail items

Who We're Looking For:

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Reports to: Controller

Location: Cordova, TN Office

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Status: Full-Time / Salary / Exempt

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will manage specific high-level projects for the Accounting Department as well as maintain financial records for an assigned set of clients.   The Senior Accountant will communicate regularly with clients, ASM’s Accounting and Operations Teams, vendors, and regulatory agencies.  

Primary Functions:

  • Assume responsibility as a subject matter expert for one or more high-level processes such as payroll, shared services, establishing business licenses and sales tax accounts, managing property utilities, IT support, etc.
  • High-level banking responsibilities
  • Develop written policies and procedures for the Accounting Department
  • Develop training processes for new hires
  • Maintain financial records for approximately twenty-five properties
  • Perform weekly bank reconciliations
  • Manage cash flow of assigned properties to meet specific financial requirements
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports to property owners
  • File monthly sales tax returns
  • Respond to requests for information from clients and their representatives, ASM Operations Team, vendors, etc.
  • Maintain various databases
  • Renew business licenses
  • Process payments for property taxes and insurance
  • Annual budget review
  • Attend meetings as scheduled
  • Complete special projects as assigned

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well within a team setting and independently
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to read and understand technical forms and financial reports
  • Detail and task oriented, critical thinker and self-starter
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs is required
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is a plus

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required, advanced degree or CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting or related field

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged periods of time working at a desk on a computer
  • The ability to communicate in person, by phone and through other technology
  • The ability to operate a vehicle
  • The ability to maintain a regular and punctual schedule