Senior Accountant

April 9, 2019


Triton International






Purchase, NY


Title: Senior Accountant
Department: Finance, Accounting & Tax
Reports to: Director, Accounting & Reporting
Location: Purchase, NY
Functional summary: This individual is a critical member of our reporting team who will be responsible for various SEC filings and other external reporting requirements under the direction of the Director of Accounting & Reporting. The individual is expected to have a solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. To be successful, the individual must be a self-starter, prioritize effectively, and have excellent communication skills.

Job responsibilities:

Strong understanding of Regulation S-X and S-K requirements to facilitate the preparation and filing of all SEC reports, including:

  • Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements and other documents.
  • Coordinate information requests and prepare supporting documentation and analysis for financial statements, corresponding footnotes, MD&A, and other periodic filings.
  • XBRL tagging and review in financial statements and footnotes.
  • Preparation of stand-alone financial statements for covenant reporting purposes.
  • Proactively monitor and assess impact from new accounting pronouncements.
  • Evaluation of significant transactions, including research and drafting technical accounting memorandum.
  • Responsible for share-based compensation accounting in accordance with ASC 718, including the maintenance of our SBC database and the preparation of monthly schedules and journal entries.
  • Review various monthly account analysis, reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits. Ensure all transactions are in compliance with SOX internal controls.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate within the accounting team as well as stakeholders across the organization.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task effectively across various projects.
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed.


  • CPA required; Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting and reporting experience; Big 4 public accounting firm experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Experience in writing technical accounting memos and related accounting guidance research preferred.

Key competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Meticulous, highly organized and detail oriented with robust work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Resolves routine problems by identifying and analyzing problems logically and comprehensively, distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information.
  • Takes ownership of tasks, follows through to completion, and proactively seeks guidance when needed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – must be comfortable working within a team environment.
  • Strong Excel a must; knowledge of Word and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Knowledge of wDesk and/or PeopleSoft general ledger a plus.

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

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