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  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    ID
    2019-1120
    Category
    Finance & Accounting
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position will report directly to the Assistant Controller and will be responsible for various general accounting functions. This is a challenging hands-on position in which the individual will be asked to work on multiple projects in a given time which will have tight deadlines.   It is an exciting position for an individual who wants to work for a fast paced international company and grow in the corporate accounting field while experiencing the full breadth of the accounting function.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform monthly activities which would include processing journal entries, account reconciliations, account analysis, managing specific accounting system subledgers, etc.
    • Research and understand accounting pronouncements impacting the Company
    • Assist with documenting and updating processes and procedures (including Desk Level Procedures)
    • Evaluate ways to leverage the systems more effectively to improve the existing processes and procedures
    • Evaluate monthly activities to determine ways to shorten the “close” cycle
    • Assist with completion of internal and external audits
    • Other duties which may be assigned as deemed appropriate based on experience and skillsets

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience

    • BA/BS in accounting
    • 5-8 years of experience working within an Accounting organization and at least (3 years participating in close activities)
    • A mix of public audit and corporate accounting experience a plus
    • Experience working in a fast pace/high growth environment where they have shown an ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects in a given time.

    Functional/Technical Skills

    • Required:
      • Strong understanding of the full accounting cycle process including purchasing, accounts payable, order management, accounts receivable, fixed assets, general ledger
      • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications, including strong Excel skills
      • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles and procedures including a good understanding of US GAAP is required
      • Consolidation of legal entities books is required
    • Nice to Have:
      • Project accounting experience a plus
      • Multi-currency accounting a plus
      • Oracle accounting system experience a plus
      • CPA a plus

    Other Qualifications

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Professionally assertive with a strong work ethic and sense of diplomacy
    • Works well with others and in a team environment
    • Detail oriented, adaptable to change and hands on
    • Customer service oriented
    • Self-starter, self-managed and flexible
    • Organized and able to meet tight deadlines

     

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