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Senior Accountant 15798725

Reston, VA

Our client is a $1B Publicly Traded Company and is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Herndon, VA based team. This is a full-time, remote, permanent opportunity with yearly compensation in the range of $80,000 -$95,000. The selected candidates will be responsible for the day-to-day and month-end accounting duties: All GL related activities, revenue, and accrual accounting. Some additional nice-to-have qualifications include experience with revenue accounting, being very comfortable working with Peoplesoft and systems in general, and experience at a public company.



•         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

Certificates, Licenses And Registrations

•         CPA or CPA candidate is a plus

Work Experience

•         3-8 years of industry or public accounting experience (experience with a publicly-traded company is a plus)


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Compile and analyze data to prepare journal entries for various accounts and transactions.
  • Maintain and reconcile various subledgers.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, including independently identifying and resolving reconciling items in support of ending account balances. Prepare various month-end schedules and variance analyses.
  • Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and communicate to man­ agreement any inconsistencies or issues identified during the daily or month-end close processes.
  • Independently communicate with other company personnel and contacts outside of the company to gather needed information and/or resolve issues.
  • Generate and send daily response to various departments as needed. Work on various SOX tasks and projects.
  • Assists with requests related to internal and external audits and work with auditors to resolve audit questions.
  • Reviews existing processes identifies opportunities for improvement and helps to implement approved changes.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a commonly used ERP General Ledger system {Oracle/PeopleSoft Financials is a plus).
  • Hands-on experience with subledger systems.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manipulate financial data. Intermediate knowledge of USGAAP.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (pivots, VLOOKUP's, nested formulas, etc.). Excellent oral and written communication skills.


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