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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job ID 
2017-1068
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-DC
Posted Date 
2/17/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

More information about this job

Overview

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Senior Accountant prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packages for a consolidated group of companies and manages the annual budget process while driving systems and process improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure for all corporate business units
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings with proper documentation and assist with variance analysis
  • Monitor and analyze departmental and individual workloads in order to ensure appropriate use of resources
  • Ensure a high level of accuracy and customer service is delivered by team members
  • Make recommendations for developing and improving accounting processes
  • Respond to inquiries regarding special financial reporting requests
  • Manage all periodic (monthly, quarterly, and annual) closings according to corporate deadlines
  • Assist Corporate Controller with annual audit requirements and auditor information requests
  • Ensure compliance with established processes and controls; assist Corporate Controller with implementation of new processes and controls where necessary
  • Assist with weekly cash management reporting
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

  • The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Qualifications

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver with ability to work independently to achieve results
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process and system improvements and implement solutions
  • Understanding of automated accounting systems (Experience with MRI is highly preferred)