The Senior Accountant serves as the key finance contact for all general ledger accounting needs to support the core SAGE publishing business. The position will assist the Senior Accounting General Manager in developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely monthly management account reconciliations and year-end financial statements. The position requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting functions in order to work independently to complete tasks. This includes but is not limited to general ledger management, specialist revenue reporting, period-end closing, posting journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, variance analyses and working with colleagues in our international offices. The Senior Accountant will also be involved in special projects and various analyses as requested by management.