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Senior Accountant

The Carolina Center

The Carolina Center

Accounting & Finance
Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 23, 2023
Carolina Center for ABA and Autism Treatment (C-Corp) is a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis services, dedicated to improving the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”). We provide life-changing treatment to children with ASD, providing outstanding quality care, and delivering exceptional clinical outcomes, in an environment in which all are encouraged to THINK BIG, HAVE FUN, and DO GOOD. We deliver treatment through individualized plans of care, and target socially significant behaviors, enabling the clients we serve to lead more independent, fulfilling lives.
As a rapidly growing organization, we are looking for a Senior Accountant who is a self-starter with the ability to problem solve while working in a fast paced, high growth environment. The Senior Accountant will support our organization’s accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting needs as well as our operations through financial analysis, process improvement and documentation, implementation, and maintenance of systems and controls. Reporting directly to the Controller & Director of Strategic Finance, you will help build best-in-class, efficient, and scalable accounting, and finance functions to support our rapidly growing company, and you will have high visibility to the CFO and other members of the senior leadership team. We pride ourselves on being a fast-paced environment, in which team members are empowered to make CCABA better every day, with a high level of transparency, autonomy, accountability, and intellectual humility.


  • In-depth involvement across all accounting areas with ownership of payroll, A/P, and month-end close.
  • Work closely with Controller on preparation of periodic (monthly/quarterly/annual) financial statements and all internal/external reporting packages
  • Manage General Ledger and prepare/post journal entries, ensuring all business transactions are reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Complete all month-end close activities, including reconciliations for all accruals, prepaids, reserves, fixed assets, leases, depreciation/amortization, and debt
  • Participate in preparing schedules and supporting documents during various audits and examinations (financial statements, 401k, insurance, tax and other related compliance)
  • Participate in development and detailed review of annual operating budgets and performance projections, including budget vs. actual variance analyses
  • Conduct analysis of all financial results, turning data into insights and recommendations for strategic direction and operational initiatives
  • Identify and prioritize areas of opportunity to automate and scale business processes, analyses, and reporting
  • Document and monitor internal controls, in addition to assisting with periodic internal audit procedures
  • Support the leadership team in long-term capital and resource planning analyses and discussions
  • Review key business process designs to improve expediency, efficiency, and quality while ensuring compliance with regulations and industry best practices
  • Develop and maintain a culture of transparency, collaboration, feedback, and excellence, ensuring a positive and productive work environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation strongly preferred
  • Desired 2+ years of experience of public accounting or corporate setting
  • Experience working within accounting software environment; familiarity with Sage Intacct preferred
  • Experience reviewing lease agreements and understanding of accounting for lease transactions (ASC 842)
  • Advanced skillset in Excel required; inclusive of data cleaning/aggregation/analysis tools, such as VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables, and commonly used financial formulas
  • Demonstrated experience building financial models, automating reports, and aggregating, cleaning, and analyzing large/complex financial and operational data sets required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Power Query and Power Pivot preferred
  • Experience using PowerPoint or other presentation tools to create management and Board presentations
  • Prior C-Level exposure and familiarity working in a high-growth environment preferred
  • Self-motivated contributor, with ability to operate independently to drive results in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience learning new systems and tools and proactively looking for opportunities to create operational efficiencies with existing processes
  • Background in multi-facility healthcare or other multi-business unit reporting environment preferred
  • Familiarity with ABA and Autism services are a plus, though not required
  • Data-based decision maker, driving recommendations through methodical analysis over gut/feel
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and comfort in leading strategic decision making, project prioritization, as well as financial and human capital allocation for privately backed organizations
  • Unwavering dedication to learning, professional growth and development as a priority throughout career
  • Ideal candidate will highly value opportunity for professional growth and development and will have demonstrated ability to leave marked and lasting impact on organizations they’ve worked with in the past