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Senior Accountant 16403109

McLean, Virginia

Title: Senior Accountant
Environment: Hybrid, 2 -3  days per week in office
Compensation: Total comp up to 110k annually
*Direct Hire*


As a Senior Accountant you will support our clients Operations Team, you will play an important role in a team of Accounting professionals who are using their skills to ensure that the Financials are in accord with standards. You’ll also be asked to use your problem-solving skills to push continuous process improvement on the team’s processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accrual and other journal entries with supporting documentation in accordance with best practices.
  • Support consolidated and/or statutory audits by preparing deliverables and responding to audit inquiries and issues.
  • Prepare financial statement footnotes, monthly fluctuation analyses, and controller package schedules.
  • Conduct account analysis and research to interpret and ensure accuracy and understanding of account activity.
  • Prepare various complex reconciliations, schedules, and reports.  
  • Use accounting knowledge to provide correcting entries for reconciling items and work to minimize such items on a go-forward basis.
  • Support Accounting Operations team by performing general activities in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standard.
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring with peers.
  • Identify ways to build efficiencies into current processes.
  • Participate in projects on accounting related matters with IT and other organizations.
  • Must be a collaborate teammate who is supportive of co-workers and contributes to problem solving.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a major in accounting or finance
  • At least three years of demonstrated accounting experience
  • Familiarity with U.S Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC and other accounting and reporting standards
  • Proficiency with computer applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with presentation skills required
  • A self-starter with strong motivation, initiative and ability to work independently or collaboratively to meet deadlines
  • This role is subject to ITAR/EAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee)

Preferred:

  • CPA certification or CPA candidate
  • Experience with Oracle accounting systems
 

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