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Senior Financial Accountant 15485570

Washington, dc
Senior Financial Accountant – Washington, DC
Hybrid role (3 days in office, 2 days remote)
$95-110k salary

Overview:
Our client is looking for two (2) Senior Accountants to support their Financial Accounting team which focus on accounting for international operations and other month-end/ year-end close procedures. Adaptability to ever-changing business priorities with an understanding of how various puzzle pieces fit into the big picture is crucial to this role.
The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of general ledger and account reconciliation experience in large company settings. Must have prior experience with GAAP accounting and be a self-motivated member of the team. You will be charged with using your technical accounting knowledge combined with comprehensive judgment to record, reconcile, and report results. Strong candidates must possess intellectual curiosity, attention to detail and dedication to quality.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and report financial data from our international locations to facilitate timely and accurate financial reporting. Review monthly expense fluxes including review of balance sheet and income statement variance analysis.
  • Collect and interpret necessary data to properly account for international operations.
  • Provide information and reporting to our Financial, Planning and Analysis team in support of its budgeting and forecasting responsibilities.
  • Manage various data portals and pull together reporting to accurately and timely prepare monthly expense entries.
  • Coordinate with Financial Accounting management to analyze and document proper GAAP accounting interpretations.
  • Prepare accounting entries and reconciliations related to expense and banking transactions
  • Provide supporting documentation for internal, external, and other ad-hoc audit requests for areas of responsibility.
  • Identify areas for process improvements, including leveraging technological solutions to improve efficiencies and assist in the implementation of robotic processing automation.
  • Maintain and update internal process documentation for existing accounting procedures and policies.
  • Support general ledger accounting functions including but not limited to journal entry preparation, month-end close processes, financial reporting accuracy, GL account reconciliations, and flux analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Perform special project, analysis, and ad hoc reporting as needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting (CPA preferred, not required)
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience, large company accounting experience a must
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Advanced Excel skills required; experience with Power Pivot and macros preferred, knowledge of Oracle and Blackline a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports
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