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Senior Accountant 16250166

Bethesda, MD

Are you a seasoned financial expert seeking a dynamic and challenging opportunity to make a significant impact within a leading corporate organization? Look no further! Our client, a distinguished industry leader, is currently on the lookout for a talented and experienced Senior Accountant to join their exceptional finance team.

As a Senior Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health and stability of our client. Your expertise will be instrumental in providing accurate financial insights, guiding strategic decision-making, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

If you are a dedicated finance professional with a proven track record of success, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for driving financial efficiency, we invite you to take on this enriching opportunity. Join a team of like-minded individuals who value collaboration, embrace challenges, and celebrate achievements.

Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Hybrid - Bethesda, MD
Hourly Rate: $45.00 - $55.00/hour
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Required: CPA
Preferred: NetSuite experience


  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management Accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with Financial Manager and Accounting Manager to improve financial procedures

Requirements and skills

  • CPA is required
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor, chief or senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

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