Senior Accountant Herndon, VA / Remote $80k-$90k 15827129
Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Herndon, VA based team. The ideal candidate would be a strong Senior Accountant with experience with a public company or audit background. This is a full-time, remote, permanent opportunity with yearly compensation in the range of $80,000 -$90,000. Candidates should be able to come into the office 1-2 times per month.
The selected candidates will be responsible for the day-to-day and month-end accounting duties: All GL related activities, revenue, and accrual accounting. This is a wonderful opportunity for a hardworking, meticulous accounting professional who is looking to work for a growing company with a great work/life balance.
Position: Senior Accountant Compensation: $80,000 - $90,000 Duration: Full-time, Permanent role Software: Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (pivots, VLOOKUP's, nested formulas, etc.); ERP/General Ledger system (Oracle/PeopleSoft financials is a plus) Location: Herndon, VA /Remote. Candidates should be able to come into the office 1-2 times per month Process: First round - video interview, Second Round - video interview Potential Start Date: ASAP Cultural Fit: Hardworking, meticulous accounting professional who is looking to work for a growing company with a great work/life balance
Education • 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)
Compile and analyze data to prepare journal entries for various accounts and transactions.
Maintain and reconcile various subledgers.
Analyze various invoices and contracts to determine appropriateness
Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations and independently identify/resolve reconciling items in support of ending asset and liability balances
Prepare various month end schedules including details of variance analysis
Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and communicate to management any inconsistencies or issues identified during the daily or month-end close processes.
Use professional judgment in compiling, adjusting, and evaluating the accuracy of accruals for assigned general ledger accounts
Independently communicate with other company personnel and contacts outside of the company to gather needed information and/or resolve issues.
Assists with requests related to internal and external audits and work with auditors to resolve audit questions.
Generate and send daily reports to various departments as needed.
Work on various SOX tasks and projects.
Reviews existing processes, identifies opportunities for improvement and helps to implement approved changes
Other duties and special projects as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
Certificates, Licenses And Registrations
CPA or CPA candidate is a plus
3-8 years of industry or public accounting experience (experience with a publicly-traded company is a plus)
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
Proficiency in analytical skills and ability to manipulate financial data.
Intermediate knowledge of US GAAP
Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (pivots, VLOOKUP's, nested formulas, etc.)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Willingness to work extra hours during month-end/quarter-end close cycle