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Senior Accountant

Rockville, MD
POSITION SUMMARY:
Exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant to join a dynamic and growing international organization.  This position will report to the Senior Accounting Manager and play a critical role in shaping the operational accounting team.  Responsible for managing a variety of accounting support and system administration duties, the successful candidate will have prior experience or exposure to government contracting and/or the biotech industry.
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepares day-to-day and month-end close entries including payroll, prepaid expenses, cash, fixed assets as well as accrued liabilities
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts to general ledger and other subsidiary ledgers and resolves related discrepancies monthly
  • Responsible for administration of Deltek T&E as well as reconciliation to Deltek Costpoint accounting system
  • Manages expense report processing from Deltek T&E ensuring all expense reports align with corporate as well as Federal Travel Regulation requirements and ensure timely reimbursements to employees
  • Responsible for proper documentation of expense reports for audit and billing purposes
  • Responsible for payroll process to include bi-weekly processing of payroll, as well as assisting in all payroll related audits
  • Ability to provide support or act as backup to various accounting functions including AP, AR and Purchasing
  • Prepare and file sales and use tax returns in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in preparation of schedules for Incurred Cost Submissions to DCAA
  • Responsible for monthly intercompany account reconciliation
  • Identify process improvements and maintain internal controls to ensure general ledger, month-end close and related activities are accurate and current
  • Develop and maintain electronic filing for all accounting reconciliation and close related documents
  • Provide supporting work papers, documents, and support for internal and external audits
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Excellent analytical and financial problem-solving skills with the ability to mine data to identify trends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and exercise strong task management skills for competing deadlines
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel including use of pivot tables, advanced formulas, large data sets and data manipulation techniques
  • Deltek Costpoint (ERP), Deltek T&E and Cognos highly desirable
  • Must be flexible, energetic, independent, and self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership and commitment to excellence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work effectively with all levels of staff & management
 
Job #14145051
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